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It’s Showdown Saturday on ESPN’s College GameDay as SEC leader Florida takes on Kentucky in a key conference matchup on the World Wide Leader.

Florida is 13-5 overall and 5-1 in the SEC after an 88-73 win over Arkansas on Wednesday. Kentucky is 14-4 overall and 4-2 in the conference after a 76-68 loss at South Carolina on Tuesday.

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Live Blog Liveblog: Kentucky-Florida basketball
 

FLORIDA AT KENTUCKY

When: Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET

Where: Rupp Arena in Lexington

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

Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt

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KENTUCKY-FLORIDA STATS COMPARISONS

Category

UK

FLA

AP ranking

18

NR

Coaches poll

16

NR

RPI

12

34

Pomeroy ranking

29

24

Pomeroy offense

45

17

Pomeroy defense

34

60

Sagarin ranking

21

17

Sagarin strength of schedule

15

13

Field goal percentage

48.6

44.3

Opponents FG percentage

40.8

43.7

Three-point percentage

35.0

39.7

Opponents 3P percentage

29.0

37.7

Threes attempted per game

14.1

24.8

Threes made per game

4.9

9.8

Free throw percentage

67.8

77

FT attempts per game

25.6

21.7

Rebound margin per game

4.4

0.3

Off rebound percentage

34.5

30.9

Opponent off reb percentage

31.1

29.2

Assists per game

14.3

13.9

Turnovers per game

14.1

10.1

Turnover percentage

19.6

14.1

Opponents turnover percentage

18.1

20.5

Blocked shots per game

5.4

4.8

Steals per game

6.3

7.4

Points per game

77.7

82.0

Opponents points per game

70.0

72.6

Points per possession

1.082

1.149

Opp points per possession

0.988

1.016

Possessions per game

71.9

71.4

Projected score

75.2

76.6

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