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Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: UK/Transylvania Game Notes

Transylvania at Kentucky — UK Post-Game Notes

Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky., November 1, 2013

Attendance: 20,740

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 76, Transylvania 42

Team Records, Notes

• This was the exhibition opener for both teams.

• This was the third-consecutive season that UK and Transylvania played an exhibition game.

• Kentucky returns to the court Monday, Nov. 4, as the Wildcats play host to Montevallo. The exhibition

game is at 7:00 p.m. EST and will be televised live by Fox Sports South and delayed on the UK IMG


• The regular season tips off Fri. Nov. 8 as UK hosts UNC Asheville at 7 p.m.

First-Half Facts

• Kentucky started with the lineup of Aaron Harrison, James Young, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle and Willie


• The Wildcats made 3-pointers on their first three possessions and six of their first eight from long range.

• Transylvania never led but kept the deficit in single digits until late in the half.

• UK’s largest lead was 12 points at 39-27 and the Wildcats went to intermission ahead 41-30.

• Randle narrowly missed a double-double in the first half, collecting 12 points and nine rebounds.

Second-Half Story

• Kentucky scored the first 13 points of the half, sparking the score to 54-30. Transylvania got its first basket

at the 14:24 mark.

• The Wildcats brought the fans to their feet at the 5:07 mark when Dominique Hawkins lobbed to Jon Hood

for an alley-oop dunk.

• UK outscored the visitors 35-12 in the second half for a final score of 76-42.

Team Notes

• Kentucky shot 50 percent from the field, 29 of 58.

• The Wildcats used their size advantage to dominate the rebounding, 44-29, and points in the paint, 38-6.

• In official games in the first four seasons under Coach John Calipari, UK is 74-3 when limiting the opponent

to 63 or fewer points.

Individual Notes

• Julius Randle notched a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

• James Young tallied nine points, five rebounds and a game-high five assists.

• Dakari Johnson scored nine points and added eight rebounds.

• Willie Cauley-Stein gathered seven points, seven rebounds and a game-high four steals.

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