Kentucky-Florida: Numbers You Need to Know

Nick Roushover 3 years

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1 -- John Calipari has lost to Florida only once at Rupp Arena. 2.3 -- Blocks per game by Florida's Kevarrius Hayes, the fourth-most in the SEC. 5 -- Florida Gators that shoot better than 40 percent from behind the three-point line.  Mike Okauru knocks down 46.5 percent and Keith Stone makes a startling 48.8 percent. 8 -- How many spots Florida is ahead of Kentucky in the KenPom rankings.  The Gators are ranked No. 26 and the Cats are No. 34. 9 -- Games Florida has hit more than ten three-pointers.  They've only played 18 games this season. 10.2 -- Offensive rebounds Kentucky grabs a game.  Florida gives up 8.1 a game.  Without Egbunu in the Gators' lineup, the Cats must take advantage of their length in the interior. 14 -- Minutes Jarred Vanderbilt played in his debut.  Calipari expects that number to increase after Kentucky spent most of the week scrimmaging to increase Vando's conditioning. 18 -- Tyler Herro turned 18 today.  The shooting guard signee will be in the stands at Rupp Arena tonight, a day after he scored 44 points. 28 -- Points KeVaughn Allen scored against Arkansas on Wednesday. 39.7 -- Florida's three-point shooting percentage is one of the best in the nation, No. 30 to be exact.  Forty percent of the shots Florida takes are from behind the three-point line. 60.5 -- The percent chance for a Kentucky victory according to ESPN's BPI.

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