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Kentucky-Auburn By the Numbers

4.7 — Assists per game by Auburn’s J’Von McCormick, the fourth-most in the SEC. The SEC’s leader in assists is none other than Ashton Hagans, averaging 7.2 assists a game.

5-3 — John Calipari’s record against Bruce Pearl at Auburn.

7 — Turnovers committed by Ashton Hagans in the Midwest Regional Final. He also had 10 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Immanuel Quickley is the only other returning Wildcat that scored, knocking down one of six three-point attempts.

9.2 — Rebounds per game by Auburn’s Austin Wiley, the second-most in the SEC. Nick Richards is two spots behind Wiley at 8.3 a game.

30.4 — Percent of Auburn’s made field goals are three-pointers. That is down from 41.3 percent last year.

39 — Percent chance Kentucky beats Auburn, according to KenPom. UK is 33rd in the KenPom rankings and Auburn is No. 34. ESPN BPI only gives UK a 33.4 percent chance to avenging last year’s Midwest Regional loss.

67.3 — Field goal percentage by Nick Richards, the best in the SEC and eighth in the nation.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

1 Comment for Kentucky-Auburn By the Numbers

  1. 4everUKBlue
    5:29 pm February 1, 2020 Permalink

    You forgot to mention the number of times Bruce Pearl has been let off the hook.