Big Blue Brew 11/20: Win Streak Continues

Today, we're looking at Kentucky volleyball's 14th straight win.

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Good morning. We’ve got some new career highs and milestones that athletes hit this weekend. Dane Key and Barion Brown now have over 1,000 career receiving yards, and see what Reed Sheppard’s career-high is below.

What else are we mixing into today’s Brew?

🏐 Win streak: 14
🏀 Women’s alumni event
🔵 And much, much more!


🔼 Won’t Stop Winning. The volleyball team just beat Missouri 3-1 for its 14th win in a row this season. Brooklyn DeLeye went crazy with 20 kills, and Erin Lamb and Elise Goetzinger both had double-digit kills. DeLeye now has three matches this season with 20+ kills. She is the first freshman in the program’s history since Leah Edmond in 2016. The No. 12 ranked Cats hit over .500 after the first two sets, and Emma Grome finished the match with 48 assists.

🔼 Calling Alumni. Are you a Kentucky women’s basketball alumna? Make sure to save the date of the 50th Anniversary Alumni Celebration. The event will be on Sunday, Feb. 18, when the team plays against Florida. Fill out this form to be contacted about going.


Twos and Threes. The men’s basketball team popped off with sinking threes in its game against Stonehill. But, as usual, the team did amazing in the paint also.

Today’s question— what was the team’s field percentage against Stonehill?

Think you got it? Scroll on down to the bottom of this email for the answer!


Hunnid Points. The men’s basketball team hit over 100 points in its game against Stonehill with a final score of 101-67. The men were on point with their three-pointers, hitting 17 of 32 (53.1 percent) behind the arc. This is the most threes ever during head coach John Calipari’s time at Kentucky and the most overall for the Cats in nearly 30 years.

Reed Sheppard led the team with nine field goal points, seven three-pointers and seven assists. for his new career high of 25 points. Rob Dillingham was right behind with 20 points.


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Monday, November 20

🏀 Men’s Basketball vs. Saint Joseph’s @ 7pm ET | Live Stats | Tickets

Wednesday, November 22

🏐 Volleyball at Arkansas @ 8pm ET

Thursday, November 23

🏀 Women’s Basketball vs. NC State @ 3:15pm ET | Watch | Live Stats

Friday, November 24

🏀 Women’s Basketball vs. Colorado @ 1pm ET | Watch | Live Stats
🏀 Men’s Basketball vs. Marshall @ 7pm ET | Live Stats | Tickets

Saturday, November 25

🏈 Football at Louisville @ 12pm ET
🏐 Volleyball vs. Florida @ 1pm ET | Tickets
🏀 Women’s Basketball vs. Cincinnati @ 3:15pm ET | Watch | Live Stats


Answer: 63.9%, 39 of 61!

🔵 Have a great Monday!