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Kentucky vs. Ohio State: Numbers You Need to Know

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Zero — Kentucky Wildcats shoot 35 percent or better from behind the three-point line. Currently Kahlil Whitney has the best shooting percentage at 33.3 percent. Yeah, that Kahlil Whitney. Immanuel Quickley and Ashton Hagans are the only other Wildcats over the 30 percent threshold.

2 — Ohio State and Duke are the only two teams in the country ranked in the top ten of KenPom’s offensive and defensive efficiency rankings. The Buckeyes are ranked second overall. Kentucky is 15th, topping out at 11th in the defensive category.

3 — Buckeyes average in double figures, led by Kaleb Wesson, a physical forward who’s averaging 14.3 points and 9.1 rebounds a game.

5 — Kentucky’s record under John Calipari when they make more than five three-pointers is 41-4. When their opponent makes more than five three-pointers the Cats are 19-30.

13.7 — Each team forces opponents to commit 13.7 turnovers per game.

29 — Ohio State ranks 29th in three-pointers made per game (9.6). Eight players are shooting better than 35 percent from behind the arc, three of which are over 50 percent.

347 — Kentucky ranks 347th out of 353 college basketball teams in three-pointers made per game with only 4.2 a contest.

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Article written by Nick Roush

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