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UK-Louisville postgame notes, numbers

Men’s Basketball Postgame Notes
Kentucky at Louisville, KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky.
Dec. 21, 2016
Attendance: 22,783
 
Final Score: No. 10/11 Louisville 73, No. 6/5 Kentucky 70
                                                         
Team Records and Series Notes
Kentucky is 10-2. Louisville is 11-1
This was the 50th meeting between the schools
Kentucky leads the all-time series 34-16
Kentucky is 12-9 at Louisville
Louisville snapped Kentucky’s four-game winning streak in the series
UK fell to 8-2 vs. Louisville in the John Calipari era
Both losses came at Louisville
This was Kentucky’s first true road game of the year. The Wildcats are 4-1 away from Rupp Arena
Kentucky will begin the Southeastern Conference portion of the schedule on Dec. 29 at Ole Miss. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2
 
In the First Half
Kentucky started the lineup of Isaiah Briscoe, De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, Wenyen Gabriel and Bam Adebayo for the sixth time this season. That lineup dropped to 4-2
Kentucky won the tip and but both neither team scored on their first two possessions
Fox made a 3-pointer at the 14:52 mark, extending Kentucky’s streak of 3-pointers to 987 consecutive games, the longest streak in the nation
U of L went on a 10-0 run to take a 24-20 lead. Derek Willis made a baseline jumper at the 8:32 mark to end the run and bring UK within two
Louisville extended the lead to 15-2 to take a 29-22 lead at the 6:39 mark
From there Kentucky went on a 9-0 run over the next 1:55 to take a two-point lead
Kentucky led 40-39 at halftime
Kentucky’s largest first-half lead was by six at the 13:06 mark. Louisville’s largest lead was by seven at the 6:39 mark
The score was tied five times and the lead changed four times
 
In the Second Half
Louisville started the second half on an 8-3 run over the first 4:24
With Kentucky ahead 57-53, Louisville went on an 8-0 run to take a 61-57 lead and force Calipari to take timeout at the 5:33 mark
Kentucky cut the deficit to one, 71-70 on a Malik Monk 3-pointer at the 00:12 mark, but got no closer

Team Notes
Calipari has a 672-189 (.780) on-court record, including a 227-49 (.822) mark at UK
The lead changed hands nine times and there were 10 ties. The nine lead changes were the most in a game this season for UK
Kentucky’s 70 points were one more than the Wildcats’ season low of 69 against Michigan State on Nov. 15. Kentucky scored 80 or more in every other game this year
Kentucky tied their season-low 23 field goals made – also against Michigan State
Kentucky attempted a season-low 58 field goals
Kentucky’s 10 assists tied its season low

Player Notes  
Freshman De’Aaron Fox scored a team-high 21 points
He scored more than 20 points for the fourth time this season
He tied Isaiah Briscoe for the team-high with three assists and has led the team in assists in 10 of 12 outings

Freshman Bam Adebayo scored 11 points and added a game-high nine rebounds
He has scored in double figures in nine consecutive games and 10 of his last 11
He’s led the team in rebounding in a team-high seven games

• Freshman Malik Monk scored 16 points
He has reached double figures in all 12 games this season
He’s the first player to score 10 or more in 12 consecutive games since Jamal Murray scored 10 or more in 34 consecutive games.
Knocked down a 3-pointer late and has made at least one 3-pointer in every game this season
His one made 3 tied his season low

Sophomore Isaiah Briscoe logged eight points and added five rebounds and three assists
He failed to reach double-digits scoring for the first time this year

Freshman Wenyen Gabriel grabbed seven rebounds
He’s snatched at least four rebounds in 10 straight

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