1 Kentucky Past Boston", "Kentucky Overpowers Montana State 86-28", "Defense, Balance Lead Kentucky to 92-44 Win Over UT Arlington", "Kentucky Uses Strong Second Half to Pull Away from Providence", "Cauley-Stein Does It All in 63-51 Win Over No. Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops applauded the progress of his defense following the Wildcats' first win of the 2020 season. Tyler Ulis was the second commitment in the class when he verbally committed on September 13, 2013.  He was ranked as No. It’s not giving the offense chances to have those short fields.". Kentucky defeated West Virginia 78 to 39, tying the largest margin of victory ever in a regional semifinal. Sep 5, '14 Match with Spencer County Score: 14 - 49 (Sep 19, 2014 6:44 AM) Return to Team Page. This set up a re-match between Kentucky and Wisconsin at the Final Four, this time in Indianapolis. At one point in the second half the lead swelled to 31 points.  On March 14 Kentucky met Auburn in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament. Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Kentucky never trailed in beating No. Tight end Keaton Upshaw, Oats' former roommate who wore the No. Cumulative Season (11 games played; 11 stat reports filed) (Oct 15, 2020 6:12 PM) Return to Team Page. , On March 2 Kentucky traveled to Athens to for its second meeting with Georgia. However, Cauley-Stein's dunk proved to be the turning point. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Gary Patterson (Texas Christian) AP Preseason #1: Florida State. It was 43 to 18 at halftime, and Kentucky poured it on against a Gamecocks squad looking to build off a five-point win over Missouri. , In the draft Towns was selected No. "If everybody in your organization took the pride in his job like he does, you’d be really good. Do you have a blog? They had a few more careless defensive moments early in the second half, which helped Mississippi State briefly make things interesting. 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As a matter of policy, Sports Reference only reports the results of games as played on the field. He chose Kentucky over Iowa, Michigan State, and Southern Cal. Aaron knocked down a jumper, and after Andrew did the same, he proceeded to the foul line on the next four trips down the floor.  Two nights later Kentucky defeated UT-Arlington 92 to 44 in the final game of the Cawood Ledford Classic. Cauley-Stein scored 18 points and Andrew Harrison added 15 to help Kentucky improve to 33-0 in a 91 to 67 victory over the Tigers and advance to the finals of the SEC Tournament. Kentucky became the first team from a Power 5 conference to achieve a perfect record during the regular season in over twenty-five years. "He takes great pride in what he has to do," Stoops said of Duffy. Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award. "It was important for us to play well for him and try to inspire Chris to continue with his rehab," Stoops said. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament", "Kentucky leads with the overall No.  Their 38 wins is tied with the 2012 Kentucky team for the most in men's Division I history. Within the first eight minutes, Kentucky built an 18 to 2 lead. Another dunk by Jakeenan Gant late in the half allowed the Tigers to close within 32 to 25. Kentucky did lose a fumble and had a bad snap turned into a safety, but still comfortably won the turnover battle. 2014 record: 9–4 (5–3 ACC) Head coach: Bobby Petrino (5th season) Offensive coordinator: Garrick McGee (1st season) Offensive scheme: …  The game was tied at halftime until Kentucky outscored the Longhorns 18 to 2 in the first 8:40 of the second half to make it 44 to 28. All told, they managed just 0.582 points per possession and their 39 points were a season low. Andrew Harrison scored 19 points, added 18 and the Blue squad dominated the White 94-66.. Florida led by nine in the first half and used a 6 to 0 run to go up 44 to 42 midway through the second half. Five combined 3-pointers by Vanderbilt's Riley LaChance (16 points) and Matthew Fisher-Davis (13) helped Vanderbilt pull within 58 to 54 with 2:36 left. USA Today selected him as a First Team All-American. 2014 Kentucky Football Media Guide Bios, stats, history, and more pertaining to the 2014 University of Kentucky football team.  Three nights later Kentucky defeated Columbia 56 to 46 at Rupp Arena. On March 20 Kentucky played Hampton, and defeated the Pirates 79 to 56. LEXINGTON - Kentucky football has its first win. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction?  Their 38–1 record (.974 winning percentage) is the best by a team that did not finish undefeated. Kentucky embraced its milestone following the 67 to 50 victory over the Gators.  The Harrison twins soon after announced that they were returning for their sophomore seasons on April 25. The game between Kentucky and Notre Dame was the highest rated college basketball game on cable of all-time. After holding South Carolina to 27 percent shooting in last month's meeting, Kentucky limited the Gamecocks to just 13 of 55 from the field (24 percent) this time. Wildcats guard Aaron Harrison thwarted the Rebels' quest by scoring 26 points, including two big free throws with 1:29 remaining in overtime to put Kentucky ahead to stay. Kentucky football: Mark Stoops breaks down win over Mississippi State.  On December 1 and December 8 Towns was named Freshman of the Week by the SEC after averaging 13 points, 7.5 rebounds in wins over UT Arlington, Providence, Texas, and Eastern Kentucky.  The Associated Press announced on October 31 that Kentucky was ranked No.  On January 24 Kentucky traveled to Columbia to defeat South Carolina 58 to 43. Prior to the game on March 26, West Virginia guard Daxter Miles Jr. guaranteed that the Mountaineers would hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season, claiming the Wildcats were going to be 36-1. Harrison's layup with 3:58 remaining provided a 62 to 54 lead before baskets by Georgia's Yante Maten and Nemanja Djurisic pulled the Bulldogs to 63 to 58 with 2:06 left. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Hampton defeated Manhattan 74 to 64 on March 17. Another was returned by outside linebacker Jordan Wright for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to clinch the victory. Wearing the No.  Cauley-Stein and Portis were two of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, Devin Booker and Towns were named as finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award. 11 overall by Scout, and the No. Seven players declared themselves eligible for the draft: Booker, Cauley-Stein, the Harrison twins (Aaron and Andrew), Johnson, Lyles, and Towns.  On January 20 Kentucky defeated Vanderbilt 65 to 57 at Rupp Arena.  On January 30 Kentucky faced off against Alabama for the second time this season at Rupp Arena, defeating the Crimson Tide 70 to 55.  He committed to Kentucky over rivals Indiana and Louisville. , Cauley-Stein and Towns were unanimous first-team All-SEC selections by coaches and the media. Kentucky had just missed on their primary target, Emmanuel Mudiay, when he committed to SMU on August 24, 2013. Kentucky defeated the Bruins in dominating fashion, 83 to 44. Two of UK's interceptions came in the end zone. Explore Eastern Kentucky Colonels college football stats on FOXSports.com, including passing yards, running yards, kicking points, total tackles and more. Visit ESPN to view the Kentucky Wildcats team stats for the 2020 season. Jon Hale: email@example.com; Twitter: @JonHale_CJ. At halftime Kentucky hoisted legendary player Tony Delk's #00 jersey in the rafters. The victory set a new record for the historic program as they became 26–0 for the first time, though the Wildcats finished the 1953–54 season with a 25–0 mark.