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Kentucky-Vanderbilt basketball statistical comparisons

Vanderbilt guard Wade Baldwin IV (4) pushes the ball down court against South Carolina guard Marcus Stroman (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Columbia, S.C.
Vanderbilt guard Wade Baldwin IV (4) pushes the ball down court against South Carolina guard Marcus Stroman (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. The Associated Press

With Vanderbilt already in town to face Kentucky on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Rupp Arena, here’s a look at stastical comparisons between the two teams.

Kentucky-Vanderbilt statistical comparisons

Category

UK

VANDY

AP ranking

23

NR

Coaches poll

19

NR

RPI

16

52

Pomeroy ranking

26

27

Pomeroy offense

29

56

Pomeroy defense

45

14

Sagarin ranking

25

21

Sagarin strength of schedule

48

34

Field goal percentage

46.4

46.4

Opponents FG percentage

40.9

37.3

Three-point percentage

32.0

40.8

Opponents 3P percentage

31.9

27.0

Threes attempted per game

17.6

21.4

Free throw percentage

66.7

70.7

FT attempts per game

24.7

67.7

Rebound margin per game

7.5

1.4

Off rebound percentage

40.4

26.4

Opponent off reb percentage

30.5

28.8

Assists per game

13.4

15.1

Turnovers per game

12.6

12.1

Turnover percentage

18.1

16.9

Opponents turnover percentage

19.2

15.9

Blocked shots per game

5.7

5.6

Steals per game

6.4

4.8

Points per game

77.4

78.9

Opponents points per game

67.6

65.8

Points per possession

1.111

1.104

Opp points per possession

0.963

0.921

Possessions per game

69.7

71.5

Projected score

72

73

Vanderbilt at Kentucky

When: 4 p.m., Saturday

Where: Rupp Arena

TV: ESPN with Mark Jones, Dick Vitale and Kaylee Hartung

Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach, Mike Pratt and Matt Jones

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