5 — Missouri’s opponents are making only 26 percent of their three-pointers, the fifth-best three-point defense in college basketball. On the other side the Cats are knocking down just 29.3 percent of their long-range attempts, ranked No. 305 in the nation.
7 — Straight games Kentucky has won at Rupp Arena.
8 — John Calipari has won eight of his first ten SEC openers.
10 — Where UK ranks nationally in free-throw shooting percentage, knocking down 79 percent of their attempts from the charity stripe.
11.8 — The Tigers only have two players averaging double figures in scoring. Mark and Dru Smith each average 11.8 points per game.
15 — Where Kentucky falls in the KenPom rankings. The Cats are 25th in offense and 26th in defense.
22 — The Tigers’ defense is ranked 22nd in defending two-point buckets, limiting opponents to just 42.4 percent from inside the arc.
25 — Missouri has the nation’s No. 25 KenPom defense and 117th on offense to come in at No 53 overall.
65 — Only two Missouri opponents have surpassed the 65-point threshold all season.
212 — Missouri ranks 212th in the nation in scoring, putting up only 68 points per game.