Kentucky player notes heading into Elite Eight

Kentucky player notes after the 102-90 win over Indiana in the Sweet 16, and heading into Sunday’s 2:20 p.m. South Region final against No. 3 seed Baylor.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist — His 24 points matched the season-high he produced against Louisville on Dec. 31. Gilchrist had 19 rebounds against U of L, he had 10 against Indiana. It was his first double-double since the Mississippi State game on Feb. 21, when MKG had 18 points and 10 rebounds. He has seven double-doubles on the season. He was a perfect 10-for-10 at the line, his 10 made free throws being a season- and career-high.

Doron Lamb — The sophomore scored 21 points, the first time in eight NCAA Tournament games that he has topped the 20-point mark. It was his highest point total since he scored 26 against Samford on Dec. 20. Lamb was eight-of-eight from the free throw line, and has made 20-of-22 in the post-season, including the SEC Tournament. He has made 18 of 30 shots in the NCAA Tournament, including eight of 12 three-pointers.

Darius Miller — The senior scored 19 points for the second straight game. He has made 13 of 19 shots in his last two games, including five-of-eight from beyond the three-point arc. He is nine-of-10 from the foul line in the NCAA Tournament. Miller is averaging 14.7 points per game in the NCAA Tournament.

Marquis Teague — The freshman from Indianapolis had seven assists and two turnovers for the second straight game. He has 18 assists and seven turnovers in the three NCAA Tournament games, and has 34 assists compared to 14 turnovers in the post-season. Teague was just four-of-14 from the floor against Indiana, but did make all six of his free throw attempts.

Anthony Davis — His 25 minutes were his fewest since he played 22 against Georgia on UK’s Senior Night March 1. His nine points were his fewest since he scored nine that night, as well. Davis did grab 12 rebounds, the sixth time in the last seven games he’s had double-digit rebounds. He’s averaging 11 rebounds per game in the NCAA Tournament.

Terrence Jones — The sophomore played 27 minutes, fewest since 21 against Georgia on March 1. Jones scored 12 points, his sixth double-figures scoring effort in his last seven games. He had just five rebounds, however, breaking a streak of three straight double-figure rebounding games. He’s averaging 8.7 rebounds per game in the tournament.

Kyle Wiltjer — Played just six minutes, but did hit a three-pointer against IU. The freshman is two-of-four from behind the line in the NCAA Tournament. Those are his only two field goals. He has played 17 NCAA Tourney minutes.

Eloy Vargas — Did not play last week against Iowa State, but with Anthony Davis in foul trouble, the senior played two minutes and missed his only shot against IU. He did grab one rebound.

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