12:00 PM ET, February 25, 2012
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman Anthony Davis again found himself with the ball and only a few seconds left to react. The 6-foot-10 forward squared up, burying a long jumper that buoyed his national player of the year push in one superb sequence.Davis scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting, and No. 1 Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 83-74 on Saturday to win the Southeastern Conference regular season title for the 45th time.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-63 (.413)||32-56 (.571)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-18 (.389)||2-10 (.200)|
|FT Made-Attempted||15-23 (.652)||17-20 (.850)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
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Anthony Davis had 6 blocks vs Vanderbilt and now has 139 this season, which is one shy of matching Shaquille O'Neal in 1990-91 season for the 6th-most blocks in a single season in SEC history. The most is 170 by Jarvis Varnado in the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons.[+]
Most Blocks in Single Season - SEC History
Anthony Davis finishes with career-high 28 points and 6 blocks. No other player in last 15 years had done that while shooting 90% from field. The last player to score as many as 25 points on 90% FG shooting while blocking 6 shots was Northern Illinois' James Hughes in November of 2006.
This is the 4th game this season with 22 pts, 8 rebounds & 5 blocks for Kentucky's Anthony Davis. The rest of the PLAYERS IN THE SIX MAJOR CONFERENCES HAVE just 3 such games combined.
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