Kentucky Wildcat Basketball - Inside the Numbers: Portland Pilots


 

Today at noon EST on ESPN the Kentucky Wildcats, unranked in the AP Poll for the first time in the John Calipari era, takes on the Portland Pilots at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats are 5-3 on the season and defeated Samford 88-56 on Tuesday. The Pilots are 3-5 on the season and on a two game losing streak. Here are some numbers and facts of interest headed into today’s game:

Kentucky’s overall record vs. Portland: 3-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record vs. Portland at Rupp Arena: 2-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record vs. Portland when Kentucky is unranked in the AP Poll: 1-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record vs. Portland when Portland is unranked in the AP Poll: 1-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record vs. Portland in the month of December: 1-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record playing in the month of December: 484-117 (.805) (8-2 in the last 10
meetings)
Kentucky’s record playing on December 8th: 17-4 (.810) (8-2 in the last 10 meetings)
Kentucky’s record vs. schools coached by Eric Reveno: 2-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s record vs. schools currently in the WCC: 7-1 (.875)
Kentucky’s record vs. schools located in the state of Oregon: 8-0 (1.000)
Kentucky’s most points scored against Portland: 88 (12/22/1989)
Kentucky’s fewest points scored against Portland: 79 (11/19/2010)
Portland’s most points scored against Kentucky: 71 (12/22/1989)
Portland’s fewest points scored against Kentucky: 48 (11/19/2010)
Kentucky’s largest margin of victory against Portland: 31 points (11/19/2010)
Kentucky’s smallest margin of victory against Portland: 17 points (12/22/1989)
Most combined points scored in a Kentucky/Portland game: 159 (12/22/1989)

Fewest combined points scored in a Kentucky/Portland game: 127 (11/19/2010)

10 points vs. Samford
281 career points (201st place in school history)
Needs 4 points to tie J. P. Blevins for 200th place in school history
1 made 3-point field-goal vs. Samford
51 career made 3-point field-goals (39th most in school history)
Needs 1 made 3-point field-goal to tie Desmond Allison for 38th most in school history

5 blocks vs. Samford
25 blocks so far this season (tied for 13th most by a freshman in school history)
Needs 1 block to tie Perry Stevenson and Chris Mills for the 11th most by a freshman in school
history

Shot 77.78% from the field vs. Samford
68.49% field-goal percentage so far this season
Currently on pace to have the highest field-goal percentage by a freshman in school history

Kentucky Individual Game Records vs. Portland

Points: 21, Brandon Knight (11/19/2010)
Rebounds: 12, Josh Harrellson (11/19/2010) and Anthony Davis (11/26/2011)
Assists: 8, Marquis Teague (11/26/2011)
Steals: 5, Darius Miller (11/19/2010)
Blocks: 4, Darius Miller (11/19/2010) and Anthony Davis (11/26/2011)
Field-Goals Made: 7, Reggie Hanson (12/22/1989), Brandon Knight (11/19/2010), and Darius
Miller (11/26/2011)
3-Point Field-Goals Made: 4, Darius Miller (11/26/2011)
Free-Throws Made: 8, Sean Woods (12/22/1989)

Portland Individual Game Records vs. Kentucky

Points: 27, Josh Lowery (12/22/1989)
Rebounds: 12, Luke Sikma (11/19/2010)
Assists: 4, Tim Douglas (11/26/2011)
Steals: 1, done by 5 different players
Blocks: 2, Thomas Van Der Mars (11/26/2011)
Field-Goals Made: 12, Josh Lowery (12/22/1989)
3-Point Field-Goals Made: 6, Nemanja Mitrovic (11/26/2011)

Free-Throws Made: 4, Erik Spoelstra (12/22/1989) and Jared Stohl (11/19/2010)

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