Kentucky-Kansas postgame notes and numbers

No. 20/19 Kentucky at No. 4/3 Kansas
Allen Fieldhouse – Lawrence, Kan.
Jan. 30, 2016
 Attendance: 16,300
Final Score: Kansas 90, Kentucky 84

Alex Poythress had 13 points, eight rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist. (Vicky Graff Photo)

Alex Poythress had 13 points, eight rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist. (Vicky Graff Photo)

Team Records and Series Notes
• Kentucky is now 16-5 on the season. Kansas is 17-4.
• Kentucky is 0-1 in overtime games.
• Kentucky leads the all-time series 22-6
• Kansas has a four-game winning streak in Lawrence. UK last won in Lawrence on Dec. 31, 1984.
• Kansas snapped UK’s three-game winning streak in the series.
• Kansas has won 35 games in a row inside Allen Fieldhouse.
• Next for the Wildcats: UK travels to Tennessee on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET and it will air on ESPN.

In the First Half
• Kentucky started with the lineup of Tyler Ulis, Isaiah Briscoe, Jamal Murray, Derek Willis and Alex Poythress for the fourth game in a row.
• Kentucky led by six at halftime as they closed the half on an 8-2 run over the final 2:16.
• Kentucky is now 14-2 when owning a halftime advantage.

In the Second Half
• Kentucky scored the first basket of the second half and took its largest lead of the game at 48-40 at the 19:39 mark.

In overtime
• Kansas started overtime on an 8-2 run.
• Kansas opened up a nine-point lead, 88-79, with 25 seconds remaining. It was the largest lead of the game for either team.

Team Notes
• Kentucky’s 88 points tied the season high set on Dec. 9 vs. Eastern Kentucky.
• Kansas scored 90 points, the most by a UK opponent this year. UK is 0-3 this year when allowing 80-plus points. UK has allowed 74-plus points in all five losses.
• Kentucky scored 84 points, its fourth most in a game this year and most in a loss.
• Kentucky committed a season-high 33 fouls.
• Kansas made 30 free throws on 47 attempts, both were the most by UK opponent this year.
• Kentucky had four players foul out for the first time since Dec. 4, 2010 at North Carolina.
• Kentucky shot 53.2 percent from the field, UK has shot over 50 percent in three straight. UK is 10-1 this season when shooting at least 50 percent.
• Kansas won the rebounding 42-31. UK is 1-4 this year when finishing the game at a rebounding deficit.
• Kentucky grabbed 31 rebounds, the second fewest in a game this year (29 vs. Louisville).
• Kansas shot .417 (8-17) from 3-point range. That’s the second most by a UK opponent this year (Ohio State .500, 9-18).
• Kentucky extended its streak to 960 consecutive games with at least one 3-point basket.
• Calipari has a 651-183 (.781) all-time record, including a 206-42 (.824) mark at Kentucky.

Player Notes
• Sophomore Tyler Ulis led UK with a career-high 26 points. He added eight assists.
• It was Ulis’ ninth 20-point, five-assist game this season, the most at UK since at least 1972-73.
• He is the first Wildcat with at least four assists in 14 consecutive games since Sean Woods in the 1990-91 season.
• Ulis has nine games with at least 20 points and five assists this season, most by a Wildcat in any season with assist statistics available since 1972-73. Kyle Macy had seven 20/5 games in 1979-80 and Jamal Mashburn had seven 20/5 games in 1992-93.
• He made a career-high 11 field goals, on a career-high 19 attempts.
• He played a career-high 45 minutes.
• Senior Alex Poythress scored 13 points, grabbed eight rebounds. He added two steals, one block and an assist.
• He tied his career-high with two steals.
• He played a season-high 37 minutes.
• Freshman Isaiah Briscoe notched 12 points, four rebounds and five assists. He has reached double-figure scoring 12 times.
• He made a career-high six free throws, on a career-high 12 attempts.
• He played a career-high 38 minutes.
• Freshman Jamal Murray had 15 points, his 19th consecutive double-figure game.
• He has made at least one 3-point shot in every game this season, the first player in program history to make a triple in each of his first 21 collegiate games.
• He tied his career-high playing 39 minutes.
• Junior Derek Willis had six points and grabbed five rebounds.
• He had a game-high three steals, a new career high.
• Willis was 1 of 2 from the free-throw line. He missed free throw for the first time this year and is now 17 of 18 at the foul line this season.

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