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Kentucky-Missouri By the Numbers

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.

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Article written by Nick Roush

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

1 Comment for Kentucky-Missouri By the Numbers

  1. cats646
    12:15 pm January 4, 2020 Permalink

    I have to go to a wedding today. Who gets married on GAMEDAY?!?!