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Kentucky Had A Streak Snapped Tonight That Dated Back Nearly 30 Years

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats acknowledges the fans during practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats acknowledges the fans during practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Kentucky held off Davidson 78-73 to advance to the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats haven't lost a first-round tourney game since 2008.

While Kentucky's streak of advancing beyond their first game is alive, another streak died tonight. The Wildcats' streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer was snapped, nearly 30 years after it started.

Kentucky went 0-for-6 from three-point range in tonight's win. It was the first time since they put up a zero from beyond the arc since they played Seton Hall on Nov. 26, 1988. That's 1,047 games if you're counting at home.

Davidson, meanwhile, made 11-of-33 three-pointers, meaning Kentucky won a game in which it was outscored 33-0 from three-point range. That is unheard of in modern college basketball.

According to Andrew Hutchinson of Hawgs247, the updated three-point streak looks like this.

Kentucky's lack of three-point prowess has been a bugaboo all season. However,you will take a win any way you can get it.

With the W, the Wildcats move on to face the winner of Arizona-Buffalo on Saturday.