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Kentucky-Indiana basketball statistical comparisons

Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell drives to the basket during the second half of a first-round men's college basketball game against Chattanooga in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell drives to the basket during the second half of a first-round men's college basketball game against Chattanooga in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 17, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Associated Press

With Kentucky and Indiana squaring off Saturday in a second round game of the NCAA Tournament East Regional, here’s a look at how the two teams compare statistically:

KENTUCKY-INDIANA STATISTICAL COMPARISONS

Category

UK

IU

AP ranking

10

14

Coaches poll

13

12

RPI

10

24

Pomeroy ranking

6

14

Pomeroy offense

1

5

Pomeroy defense

59

74

Sagarin ranking

6

10

Sagarin strength of schedule

45

73

Field goal percentage

48.0

50.5

Opponents FG percentage

39.5

44.3

Three-point percentage

36.9

41.9

Opponents 3P percentage

32.8

33.8

Threes attempted per game

18.6

23.6

Free throw percentage

68.8

72.5

FT attempts per game

22.7

19.4

Rebound margin per game

5.2

7.3

Off rebound percentage

37.7

37.6

Opponent off reb percentage

32.1

28.7

Assists per game

14.4

16.2

Turnovers per game

11.0

13.6

Turnover percentage

16.1

19.7

Opponents turnover percentage

17.9

19.0

Blocked shots per game

5.9

4.0

Steals per game

5.7

7.0

Points per game

79.8

82.8

Opponents points per game

67.9

69.1

Points per possession

1.163

1.198

Opp points per possession

0.980

0.998

Possessions per game

68.7

69.1

Projected score

74.4

75.0

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