The other side of 2,000

December 23, 2009 

The 20 schools Kentucky has beaten the most times on the way to 2,000:

Tennessee (141-65) — Series began in 1910 and is 206 games old.

Vanderbilt (131-43) — UK is 31-2 vs. Commodores in Rupp Arena.

Georgia (110-24) — Cats have beaten the Dogs in 10 different cities.

Alabama (98-35) — Kentucky leads 51-10 in Lexington, 28-21 in Tuscaloosa.

Mississippi (96-13) — Cats won 39 in a row from 1929 to 1972.

Florida (86-32) — UK won 21 of first 22 meetings but has lost eight of last 10.

Mississippi State (85-19) — Kentucky leads series by 66 but has lost last three.

Auburn (83-17) — Cats have won 24 of last 25 meetings.

LSU (78-24) — Tigers lost 35 of first 36 games vs. UK.

Georgia Tech (56-15) — Teams have met only nine times since Yellow Jackets left SEC in 1964.

Notre Dame (41-18) — Irish have never won in Lexington in eight tries.

South Carolina (41-8) — Cats have lost two in a row to Gamecocks but only eight all-time.

Tulane (41-5) — Teams met 42 times before 1967, only four times since.

Xavier (37-2) — Cats beat Musketeers 25 straight before series stopped in 1968.

Georgetown, Ky. (35-15) — Last meeting took place 70 years ago.

Indiana (30-23) — Matchup has required overtime six times.

Cincinnati (27-10) — UK has won last 15 meetings.

Louisville (26-14) — Rivals never met between 1959 and 1983

Arkansas (23-7) — Teams met only four times before Razorbacks joined SEC.

Miami of Ohio (22-4) — Miami won four of first six meetings but hasn't won since.

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