Missouri at Kentucky
Men’s Basketball Post-Game Notes
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky., February 23, 2013
FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 90, Missouri 83 (OT)
Team Records and Series Notes
Kentucky is 19-8 overall, 10-4 in the Southeastern Conference.
Missouri is 19-8 overall, 8-6 in the league
Kentucky leads the series 5-0, including 3-0 in games played in Lexington.
Kentucky is 2-0 in overtime games this season
Kentucky completes its three-game homestand Wednesday as the Wildcats host Mississippi State at 8 p.m. The game will be televised on the SEC Network.
Kentucky started with the lineup of Ryan Harrow, Julius Mays, Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein for the second-straight game
After Kentucky got the first basket, Missouri scored seven in a row for a 7-2 lead
Ahead 21-15, Missouri got a 7-0 run to go up 28-15, the biggest lead of the half
Kentucky responded with a 9-0 run to pull within 28-24
Missouri led 35-31 at halftime
After rallying for the win, UK is now 2-7 this season after trailing at halftime
Goodwin opened the second half with a three-pointer and a breakaway dunk, giving the Wildcats a 36-35 lead
Trailing 51-49, UK got a 13-4 spurt to go up 62-55
Trailing 73-71, Missouri went ahead with four-straight points, including the tie-breaking layup from Phil Pressey with 57 seconds remaining
Cauley-Stein tied it with a layup with 40 seconds remaining
Each team missed shots in the closing seconds to send it to overtime tied at 75
Trailing 79-77, UK went ahead for good with six-straight points for an 83-79 lead
UK made 7 of 8 foul shots in the final minute of overtime
UK won the extra period 15-8, with Mays scoring eight of the 15 points
Kentucky shot 50.8 percent from the field. It’s the second game in a row that the Wildcats topped the 50 percent mark, and UK is 10-0 this season when making at least half their shots.
After being outrebounded 27-18 in the first half, UK won the boardwork 23-12 in the second half and overtime. All totaled, UK won the rebounding 41-39.
Missouri came into the game leading the SEC in rebounding margin at +10.2
Willie Cauley-Stein had seven points, a career-high-tying 12 rebounds and a career-high seven blocked shots
Archie Goodwin had 18 points, all in the second half and overtime.
His 19th double-figure scoring game of the season
Made a pair of 3-pointers, his first triples since the Texas A&M game on Jan. 12
Ryan Harrow had 16 points, a career-high eight rebounds and six assists
16 points for Harrow, the most for him since getting 16 on Jan. 10 at Vanderbilt
UK is 10-0 this season when Harrow has at least four assists
Julius Mays tallied 24 points, most for him during his season at UK
Had three points in the first half, 13 in the second half and eight in overtime
Has made a three in 16-straight games
Has made at least two threes in seven-straight games
Had six rebounds and UK is 5-0 when he has six or more rebounds
Alex Poythress had 21 points, his sixth 20-point outing of the season, and gathered seven rebounds