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Liveblog: Florida 88, Kentucky 66

Bam Adebayo contested a shot by Kasey Hill early in Kentucky's game against Florida on Saturday night in Gainesville, Fla.
Bam Adebayo contested a shot by Kasey Hill early in Kentucky's game against Florida on Saturday night in Gainesville, Fla. cbertram@herald-leader.com

No. 8 Kentucky visits the Sunshine State to take on No. 24 Florida in a key SEC battle at the renovated O’Connell Center. Tip time is 8:15 p.m. on ESPN.

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Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Florida basketball
 

Kentucky at Florida

When: Saturday, 8:15 p.m.

Where: O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.

TV: ESPN with Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas and Maria Taylor

Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt

Kentucky-Florida statistical comparisons

Category

UK

UF

AP ranking

8

24

Coaches poll

6

23

RPI

6

13

Pomeroy ranking

5

9

Pomeroy offense

4

20

Pomeroy defense

15

7

Sagarin ranking

3

13

Sagarin strength of schedule

26

25

Field goal percentage

49.1

45.5

Opponents FG percentage

42.4

41.4

Three-point percentage

35.8

36.0

Opponents 3P percentage

31.3

31.6

Threes attempted per game

20.8

21.1

Free throw percentage

69.1

72

FT attempts per game

27.1

25.0

Rebound margin per game

5.7

2.4

Off rebound percentage

36.1

33.9

Opponent off reb percentage

28.7

30.3

Assists per game

17.5

12.9

Turnovers per game

11.9

11.5

Turnover percentage

15.3

16.4

Opponents turnover percentage

20.4

22.3

Blocked shots per game

6.0

5.1

Steals per game

6.3

8.0

Points per game

91.3

79.3

Opponents points per game

73.2

65.6

Points per possession

1.180

1.129

Opp points per possession

0.954

0.928

Possessions per game

77.3

70.2

Projected score

78

77

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