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Kentucky-Vanderbilt basketball statistical comparisons (rematch)

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray (23) defended Vanderbilt Commodores guard Wade Baldwin IV (4) as UK hosted Vandy at Rupp Arena on Saturday Jan. 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.
Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray (23) defended Vanderbilt Commodores guard Wade Baldwin IV (4) as UK hosted Vandy at Rupp Arena on Saturday Jan. 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Lexington Herald-Leader

With Kentucky traveling to Vanderbilt for their second matchup of 2015-16 - Kentucky won the first game 76-57 at Rupp -- here’s a look at how the two teams compare statistically.

Kentucky-Vanderbilt statistical comparisons

Category

UK

VANDY

AP ranking

16

NR

Coaches poll

14

NR

RPI

12

53

Pomeroy ranking

8

27

Pomeroy offense

6

31

Pomeroy defense

44

32

Sagarin ranking

10

20

Sagarin strength of schedule

47

38

Field goal percentage

47.4

46.3

Opponents FG percentage

39.2

38.0

Three-point percentage

35.4

39.1

Opponents 3P percentage

33.3

28.5

Threes attempted per game

18.6

21.7

Free throw percentage

68.2

69.2

FT attempts per game

22.7

23.4

Rebound margin per game

5.8

1.3

Off rebound percentage

38.0

27.0

Opponent off reb percentage

31.2

29.3

Assists per game

14.1

14.9

Turnovers per game

11.5

12.0

Turnover percentage

16.7

17.0

Opponents turnover percentage

18.6

14.6

Blocked shots per game

5.7

5.6

Steals per game

5.9

4.3

Points per game

78.8

77.3

Opponents points per game

67.0

67.2

Points per possession

1.143

1.096

Opp points per possession

0.967

0.957

Possessions per game

68.9

70.5

Projected score

73

72

Kentucky at Vanderbilt

When: Saturday, 4 p.m.

Where: Memorial Gym in Nashville

TV: CBS with Spero Dedes and Doug Gottlieb

Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt

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