Inside The Numbers: Duke Blue Devils

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Various Records

  • Kentucky’s overall record vs. Duke: 11-8 (.579) (4-6 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke when Kentucky is ranked in the AP Poll: 7-6 (.538) (5-5 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke when Duke is ranked in the AP Poll: 6-6 (.500) (4-6 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke when both Kentucky and Duke are ranked in the AP Poll: 6-5 (.545) (5-5 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke when Kentucky is ranked #3 in the AP Poll: 0-2 (.000)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke when both Kentucky and Duke are ranked in the top 10 of the AP Poll: 5-4 (.556)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke at neutral sites: 5-7 (.417) (4-6 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke in Atlanta: 1-1 (.500)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. Duke in the month of November: 0-2 (.000)
  • Kentucky’s record when ranked #3 in the AP Poll: 150-32 (.824) (won last 16 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record playing in Atlanta: 68-29 (.701) (7-3 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record playing in the Georgia Dome: 24-4 (.857) (8-2 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record playing in the month of November: 93-22 (.809) (9-1 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record playing on November 13th: 2-0 (1.000)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. schools currently in the ACC: 126-62 (.670) (5-5 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s record vs. schools located in the state of North Carolina: 46-32 (.590) (6-4 in the last 10 meetings)
  • Kentucky’s longest winning streak against Duke: 6 games (12/2/1957 to 3/27/1978)
  • Kentucky’s longest losing streak against Duke: 4 games (11/17/1979 to 3/28/1992)
  • Kentucky’s most points scored against Duke: 103 (3/28/1992)
  • Kentucky’s fewest points scored against Duke: 32 (3/3/1930)
  • Duke’s most points scored against Kentucky: 104 (3/28/1992)
  • Duke’s fewest points scored against Kentucky: 30 (2/28/1931 and 2/6/1932)
  • Kentucky’s largest margin of victory against Duke: 22 points (12/20/1969)
  • Kentucky’s smallest margin of victory against Duke: 2 points (12/31/1963 and 3/22/1998)
  • Duke’s largest margin of victory against Kentucky: 25 points (11/19/1988)
  • Duke’s smallest margin of victory against Kentucky: 1 point (12/18/1956, 3/13/1980, and 3/28/1992)
  • Kentucky’s most points scored in a loss against Duke: 103 (3/28/1992)
  • Kentucky’s fewest points scored in a win against Duke: 35 (2/28/1931)
  • Duke’s most points scored in a loss against Kentucky: 88 (3/27/1978)
  • Duke’s fewest points scored in a win against Kentucky: 37 (3/3/1930)
  • Most combined points scored in a Duke/Kentucky game: 207 (3/28/1992)
  • Fewest combined points scored in a Duke/Kentucky game: 65 (2/28/1931)

Kyle Wiltjer

  • 19 points vs. Maryland
  • 218 career points (225th most in school history)
  • needs 7 points to tie Carl Staker for 224th most in school history

Non-Conference AP Top 10 Matchups

Tonight will be the 10th time that Kentucky will face Duke with both schools being ranked in the top 10 of the AP Poll. That got me to thinking about what other non-conference opponents has Kentucky faced frequently with both schools ranked in the top 10. Here’s the top 5, with UK’s record in such meetings in parentheses:

  • 1. North Carolina – 13 (4-9)
  • 2. Indiana – 10 (7-3)
  • 3. Duke – 9 (5-4)
  • 4. Notre Dame – 7 (6-1)
  • 5. Kansas – 5 (3-2)

Kentucky Individual Game Records vs. Duke

  • Points: 41, Jack Givens (3/27/1978)
  • Rebounds: 20, Jerry Bird (2/1/1956)
  • Assists: 9, Sean Woods (3/28/1992)
  • Steals: 3, Heshimu Evans, Scott Padgett, and Wayne Turner (12/22/1998), Sean Woods (3/28/1992), and Kyle Macy and Dirk Minniefield (11/17/1979)
  • Blocks: 5, Jules Camara (12/18/2001)
  • Field-Goals Made: 18, Jack Givens (3/27/1978)
  • 3-Point Field-Goals Made: 3, Rashaad Carruth (12/18/2001), Scott Padgett (3/22/1998), and Dale Brown, Jamal Mashburn, and John Pelphrey (3/28/1992)
  • Free-Throws Made: 12, Fred Cowan (3/13/1980)

Duke Individual Game Records vs. Kentucky

  • Points: 38, Jason Williams (12/18/2001)
  • Rebounds: 21, Randy Denton (12/20/1969)
  • Assists: 10, Bobby Hurley (3/28/1992)
  • Steals: 5, Jim Suddath (11/17/1979)
  • Blocks: 3, Corey Maggette (12/22/1998) and Mike Gminski (3/13/1980)
  • Field-Goals Made: 12, Jason Williams (12/18/2001) and Randy Denton (12/20/1969)
  • 3-Point Field-Goals Made: 7, Jason Williams (12/18/2001)
  • Free-Throws Made: 15, Joe Belmont (2/1/1956)
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