Just how good was Malik Monk today? His 47-point performance tied him with Dan Issel for the sixth-most points ever by a Wildcat in a single game. It also set a new high for single-game points scored by a freshman.
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— Monk’s 47 points were the most a Wildcat has scored in a game since Jodie Meeks recorded the single-game record of 54 points at Tennessee on Jan. 18, 2009
— He’s the only player in the Calipari era to score more than 40 points in a game
— He became the eighth player in the Calipari era to eclipse 30 points
— He has reached double figures in all 11 games this season
— He scored 20-plus points for the seventh time overall and has reached that threshold in six of the last seven
— He’s the first player to score 10 or more in 11 consecutive games since Jamal Murray scored 10 or more in 34 consecutive games
— Knocked down eight 3-pointers and has made at least one 3-pointer in all 11 games this season
— He has hit four or more from long range in five games