Kentucky Earns Strong Win Over #1 Tennessee

February 18, 2019

This week in Assist Map Mondays, we examine a top-five battle from the SEC. On Saturday, February 16, the #5 ranked Kentucky Wildcats soundly defeated the #1 ranked Tennessee Volunteers 86-69 in Lexington.Kentucky utilized a balanced approach in this game, demonstrating their prowess on both sides of the ball. The Wildcats currently rank as KenPom’s 5th best team in the nation, standing at 14th in adjusted offensive efficiency and 8th…

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Battle of Blue Bloods results in Kentucky Win

December 24, 2018

After a two-week hiatus, Assist Map Mondays is back! This time we’re taking a look at a big matchup between two storied programs. On Saturday, December 22, the Kentucky Wildcats defeated the UNC Tar Heels in the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago.Both teams recorded very similar statistics in this game, shooting about the same from the field (43.1% for Kentucky compared to UNC’s 42.9%), from the three-point line (34.6% compared…

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