9:30 PM ET, December 9, 2009
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- John Wall has played nine games for Kentucky. His latest was his best -- and the end of this one showed the freshman guard is as good as advertised.
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• In the second meeting between the two programs, Kentucky evened the series at 1-1 and is three wins shy of 2,000 all-time.
• John Calipari has won consecutive meetings against Jim Calhoun after losing their first two showdowns (both losses came while Calipari was at UMass).
• Calipari's 9-0 start to his UK coaching career is second to Adolph Rupp's 10-0 start in school history.
• John Wall's 25 points were a career high and DeMarcus Cousins added the fourth double-double of his freshman year.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-64 (.391)||23-51 (.451)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-12 (.250)||1-6 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-17 (.647)||14-24 (.583)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
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