How bad was the Kentucky offense in the loss to Baylor today?
Here are five quick notes:
- Kentucky shot 29.6 percent from the field, the lowest number of the Calipari Era. The previous low was the 29.8 percent Kentucky shot in beating Louisville 69-62 last season.
- It was the lowest shooting percentage by a UK team since Tubby Smith’s squad shot 24.2 percent at Kansas on January 7, 2006. Kentucky lost that game 73-46 at Allen Fieldhouse.
- UK averaged .738 points per possession, its lowest figure since a .734 at Vanderbilt on Feb. 12, 2008. Kentucky got waxed that game, 93-52.
- Kentucky’s 55 points were its fewest at home since January 10, 2006 against Vanderbilt. UK lost that game 57-52 to the Commodores.
- And the Cats made just four-of-22 three-point attempts for 18.2 percent. In a game in which UK shot as many as 20 three-pointers, you have to go back to that dreadful Elite Eight loss to West Virginia in 2010 to find a worse day from three. The Cats missed their chance at the Final Four by missing 28 of 32 three-point attempts that afternoon at the Carrier Dome. West Virginia won 73-66.