Vanderbilt-Kentucky postgame notes

Feb. 25, 2012

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Vanderbilt-Kentucky Postgame Notes
Kentucky 83, Vanderbilt 74
Feb. 25, 2012
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

  • The Commodores dropped to 20-9 overall and 9-5 in the SEC.
  • Vanderbilt fell to 6-4 in true road games this season.
  • VU committed only seven turnovers on the day, which tied a season-low in SEC play (also had seven vs. LSU).
  • Commodores had four players in double figures - Jeffery Taylor (19), John Jenkins (18), Festus Ezeli (15) and Lance Goulbourne (11).
  • Kentucky out rebounded Vanderbilt, 37-29. VU moved to 3-7 when out rebounded by their opponent.
  • VU's seven assists was its second lowest assist total of the season.

Individual notes
  • Taylor led the team with 19 points and nine rebounds.
  • Since beginning of 2010 season, VU is 30-9 when Taylor scores 15 or more points.
  • Jenkins scored 18 points and made four threes. He has scored in double figures in 62 consecutive games and 81 games in his career.
  • Jenkins has made a three in 49 consecutive games, and has made three or more 3FG's in 24 games this year.
  • Goulbourne's 11-point effort was his 14th double digit game this year. He also added a career-high four steals.
  • Ezeli added 15 points and three blocks. Ezeli now has 194 career blocks.

Record Watch

  • Jeffery Taylor now has 1,819 points and is still in third place on VU's all-time scoring list.
  • John Jenkins surpassed Barry Goheen and Tom Hagan on the all-time scoring list with his 18-point performance. He is now 11th all-time and has 1,525 points.
  • Jenkins surpassed Frank Seckar for fourth on VU's all-time 3-point made list. He now has 281 career threes.



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