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UK 80 Northwood 57
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UK - 79
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UK scored its 40 points in a total of 36 possessions for the half, and Northwood scored its 25 points on a total of 36 possessions. Kentucky dominated the boards, with a rebounding edge 25-13, but battled on nearly even terms, 8-6 on the offensive glass. The Cats used their second chance possessions to only score 8 second chance points while Northwood used its 6 second chances to score 0 second chance points. Northwood had an offensive efficiency of 0.694 ppp on its 36 first chance possessions and 0.000 ppp for its 6 second chance possessions. UK had 0.889 ppp on its 36 first chance possessions and 1.000 ppp on its 8 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a solid 53.3% of its misses as offensive rebounds while Northwood was able to convert 26.1% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this half, making 5-9 [55.5%]. Northwood missed its only free throw attempt, 0-1 [0.0%] for the half. Field goal shooting for UK was 16-29 overall [55.2%] and 3-5 from long range [60.0%]. For Northwood, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a strong, 8-16 [50.0%] and from long range, Northwood hit 3-18 [16.7%].
Turnovers were in great supply in this first half. The Cats committed a whopping 11 turnovers, 8 in the first 8 minutes, one for every 3.3 possessions. The Cats forced only 8 Northwood turnovers, one for every 4.5 possessions.
The following link will show the standings for tonight's game. After halftime, the order will reflect the standings based on projected final scores, and after the game, it will show the final results.
UK scored its 93 points in a total of 72 possessions for the game, and Northwood scored its 61 points on a total of 73 possessions.
Kentucky won the battle of the boards, with a rebounding edge 42-30, but the Cats lost the battle of the offensive glass 13-17. Kentucky used its 13 second chance possessions to score 16 second chance points, winning the second chance points battle 16-8. Northwood had an offensive efficiency of 0.726 ppp on its 73 first chance possessions and 0.471 ppp for its 17 second chance possessions. UK had 1.069 ppp on its 72 first chance possessions and 1.231 ppp on its 13 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a strong 50.0% of its misses as offensive rebounds while Northwood was able to convert a strong 37.0% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this game, making 17-25 [68.0%]. Northwood made 3-7 [42.9%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 35-57 overall [61.4%] and 6-9 from long range [66.7%]. For Northwood, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a low 17-40 [42.5%] and from long range, Northwood hit 8-29 [27.6%].
The Cats committed 17 turnovers, one for every 4.2 possessions. The Cats forced 18 Northwood turnovers, one for every 4.1 possessions.
Next Game On Schedule: Monday night, again at Rupp Arena, the Cats will take on Transy in the second, and last exhibition game of the 2012-13 season
What is the 93.5 and 59?
The 93.5 and 59 were projected final scores before the game ended, and the table was updated after the game to the actual final score.
Oh okay, when I asked that question it still said that, its updated now... thanks
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