Field Goal %
- LOU 39.7
- 43.5 UK
Three Point %
- LOU 23.1
- 21.4 UK
- LOU 13
- 11 UK
- LOU 36
- 44 UK
- Lexington, Kentucky 40596
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
--Kentucky outscored Louisville 17-6 on second chance points Saturday. The Wildcats entered the game averaging 17.7 second chance points per game, most of any team from a BCS conference (ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC).--Louisville outscored Kentucky 26-10 in transition Saturday, eight more points in transition than the Cardinals averaged coming into the game.
Louisville scored 20 points on 8-of-21 shooting outside the paint in the first half Saturday. However, they were not able to sustain that output in the second half, where they just made three shots outside the paint.
Kentucky outscored Louisville by 18 in the paint Saturday. The Wildcats took more than two-thirds of their field goal attempts inside the paint, making half of those shots.
Russ Smith was held scoreless in the final 8:43 after making a free throw to tie the game at 53. He missed all 4 of his shot attempts during the final stretch where Louisville was outscored by 7 points.
Kentucky vs Ranked Opponents
This Season 1st 3 Games Saturday PPG 75.7 66 FG pct 47.7 39.7 3-pt FG pct 30.0 23.1 Turnovers PG 9.7 13 *Went 0-3 in first 3 games vs ranked opponents
T.J. Ford is joined by his former college coach Rick Barnes after he graduates from the University of Texas 15 years after he arrived on campus.
Former Texas star T.J. Ford has graduated 14 years after leading the Longhorns to the Final Four and turning pro.
Florida center John Egbunu is returning for his final year of eligibility, a major boost for a team that made the Elite Eight last season.