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More Numbers, Notes and Chatter from a Kentucky Win over Tennessee


kentucky Defeated No.5 Tennessee Saturday. The Wildcats’ first victory as an unranked opponent in a true road game against a top five team was turning point For the 2022-23 saw highlight, statistics When Quotation marks Follow the win. Here are some other notable nuggets and numbers.

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The victory over Tennessee was the Wildcats’ first Quad 1 win of the year, and they are 1-5 in the most important game in the team’s NCAA Tournament resume. The win jumped Kentucky from 65 to 42. net ranking.

Kentucky moves up five spots ESPN’s BPI From No. 25 to No. 20ESPN’s Power Rating honors the Wildcats above all else.

The Wildcats also moved up 10 places to 33rd overall. KempomThe Power Rating predicts Kentucky will win seven of their next eight games and finish 19-12, 9-9 in SEC play.

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Impressive Stats vs. Tennessee

— The Vols were second in the conference to enter the game and ranked fifth nationally in rebounds per game (41.06). Kentucky rebounded for his 43-23 and secured 12 of his UK second chance points, including his 13-4 on offensive grass.

— Kentucky entered the game with 65.6% shooting from the free-throw line, but 88% against Tennessee.

— The Wildcats won despite shooting only 35% of the field. Kentucky won six times from 2011 to 2012, but his shooting percentage was below 36%. Most recently he was against Georgia in 2017. Britain in the Calipari era before the win was just 4-16 when his shooting percentage fell below his 40% and recorded more than 15 turnovers.

— the 8-point deficit was the biggest the Wildcats have overcome this season. Kentucky has so far won by six points against Bellermine and Michigan. There were 13 lead changes and eight draws against the Vols.

CJ Fredrick Appeared for the most 37 minutes this season. Kentucky was +8 on the floor when he was in the game. Frederick scored 13 points as he sunk three of his 3-pointers.

Antonio Reeves He led all Wildcats with his sixth run of the season with 18 points. He sank all eight free throw attempts.

— Tennessee only made 10 of 21 layups against the Cats. It is really a pity.

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