Boxscore
Kentucky 79, Georgia 49
Thursday, March 1, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
Officials - Gary Maxwell, Antinio Petty, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 24382

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia 19 30 49
Kentucky 37 42 79

Recap


NO. 1 KENTUCKY 79, GEORGIA 49:
Kentucky made an SEC-high 15 3-pointers to win its 21st straight game and 52nd consecutive at home.
 
Three players knocked down three or more 3-pointers for the Wildcats: Darius Miller with five, and Doron Lamb and Kyle Wiltjer with three. Kentucky shot 49.1 percent from the field and 55.6 percent on 3-pointers.
 
Kentucky (29-1, 15-0 SEC) got 17 points from Miller, 13 from Lamb and 12 points and seven rebounds from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Anthony Davis and Terrence Jones each had nine points and eight rebounds.
 
Donte Williams posted 17 points and six rebounds for Georgia (13-16, 4-11 SEC). But the Bulldogs shot only 33.9 percent, including a 2-for-12 effort from leading scorer Gerald Robinson. Georgia made only 3 of 19 3-point tries.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK:
The Wildcats celebrated Senior Night and started the team’s only two seniors: Miller and Eloy Vargas, who had two points and five assists in his final appearance at Rupp Arena. . . . Kentucky’s bench outscored the Georgia reserves 31-11. . . .  Kentucky was so good from the outside, it didn’t need to pound it inside that often. The Wildcats scored only 16 points in the paint.

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Gerald Robinson 30:00 2-12 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 0 6
Marcus Thornton 31:00 1-5 0-1 2-2 1 5 6 1 2 0 2 3 4
Donte Williams 33:00 7-9 0-0 3-4 5 1 6 1 2 0 0 2 17
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 33:00 4-13 1-7 0-0 1 4 5 0 1 2 1 0 9
Nemanja Djurisic 16:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Dustin Ware 22:00 3-8 1-6 0-0 0 4 4 1 2 0 1 0 7
John Florveus 6:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jay Rome 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sherrard Brantley 4:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
John Cannon 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vincent Williams 10:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 4 0 2 1 0 0
Matt Bucklin 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Connor Nolte 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tim Dixon 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-56 3-19 8-10 9 19 28 9 9 4 6 5 49
  33.9% 15.8% 80.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 6

Kentucky Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Eloy Vargas 16:00 1-6 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 0 3 0 0 0 2
Darius Miller 34:00 6-11 5-9 0-0 0 2 2 3 0 1 2 0 17
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 24:00 3-5 1-1 5-6 3 4 7 0 1 0 2 2 12
Anthony Davis 22:00 4-5 1-2 0-1 2 6 8 0 1 1 0 2 9
Marquis Teague 30:00 3-9 2-4 0-0 0 2 2 4 1 1 2 0 8
Terrence Jones 21:00 4-9 0-1 1-2 3 5 8 3 0 0 1 2 9
Doron Lamb 25:00 4-7 3-6 2-2 0 2 2 3 1 1 0 0 13
Kyle Wiltjer 19:00 3-5 3-4 0-0 0 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 9
Brian Long 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jarrod Polson 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Twany Beckham 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-57 15-27 8-11 10 26 36 16 9 4 7 6 79
  49.1% 55.6% 72.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 7
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