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Here is the prediction thread for Tuesday night's game at Mississippi.
This link will open the Prediction Summary Table for this game.
OLE MISS 83
Ole Miss----81 UK----70
This post was edited by sleepydog 15 months ago
I'm thinking this one will be closer as well. Not sure what my prediction will be yet.
Depends how well we defend the leading scorer in the SEC. If we defend, we have a chance. If we don't then we don't.
It depends on the refs calling fouls on the moving screens that Mississippi sets.
Is stein gonna be back?
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Ole Miss 65
We double team Henderson.
82-69.. unfortunately this one goes to Ole Miss..
change of score professor
Ole Miss 78
87-80 cats win!!!!!
Ole Miss 76
Ole Miss opens fast and closes strong. We are not mentally or physically tough enough for this one. I hope I am totally wrong!
We are ready to go.
The link below will provide the results after the game. during the second half this table will show projected results, based on projected final scores.
UK scored its 37 points on 38 possessions for the half, and MISSISSIPPI scored its 38 on 38 possessions. Ole Miss won the battle of the boards in the first half 26-24, and Ole Miss earned its living on the offensive boards, 14-5 producing an Ole Miss advantage on second chance points of 20-7. MISSISSIPPI had an offensive efficiency of 0.474 ppp on its 38 first chance possessions and 1.429 ppp for its 14 second chance possession. UK had 0.789 ppp on its 38 first chance possessions and 1.400 ppp on its 7 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a weak 29.4% of its misses as offensive rebounds while MISSISSIPPI was able to convert 42.4% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this half, making 10 of 20 attempts (50.0%). MISSISSIPPI finished 9-12 [75.0%] for the half. Field goal shooting for UK was 12-25 overall [48.0%] and 3-11 from long range [27.3%]. For MISSISSIPPI, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a weak 10-33 [30.3%] and from long range, MISSISSIPPI hit 3-11 [27.3%].
The Cats committed 8 turnovers, one for every 4.8 possessions. The Cats forced 3 MISSISSIPPI turnovers, one for every 12.7 possessions.
Best team game all year.
UK scored its 87 points in 74 possessions [1.18 ppp] for the game, and MISSISSIPPI scored its 74 points on 74 possessions [1.00 ppp].
Mississippi won the boards, with a rebounding edge 52-35, and Mississippi won the battle of the offensive glass 26-10. MISSISSIPPI converted its 26 second chance possessions into 29 second chance points while Kentucky converted their 10 second chance possessions to score 13 second chance points. MISSISSIPPI had an offensive efficiency of 0.608 ppp on its 74 first chance possessions and 1.115 ppp for its 26 second chance possessions. UK had 1.000 ppp on its 74 first chance possessions and 1.300 ppp on its 10 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed 27.8% of its misses as offensive rebounds while MISSISSIPPI was able to convert 42.6% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
Kentucky shot poorly from the free throw line in this game, making 23-37 [62.2%]. MISSISSIPPI made 13-20 65.0%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 28-56 overall [50.0%] and 8-23 from long range [34.8%]. For MISSISSIPPI, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a weak 23-69 [33.3%] and from long range, MISSISSIPPI hit 5-16 [31.3%].
The Cats who committed 9 turnovers, one for every 8.2 possessions. The Cats forced 7 MISSISSIPPI turnovers, one for every 10.6 possessions.
Prior to the game, the NGE analysis predicted a 5 point Mississippi win, 73-68 at a pace of 72 possessions for UK and 72 possessions for MISSISSIPPI. The final score was 87 (68) to 74 (73) at a pace of 74 possessions for the Cats and 74 possessions for MISSISSIPPI. The UK offensive efficiency for the game was 1.176 ppp (0.944 ppp) and the UK defensive efficiency was 1.000 ppp (1.014 ppp).
Next Game On Schedule: February 2, 2013 when the Cats stay on the road for the a chance to avenge a Rupp loss to Texas A&M.
I have updated the cumulative standings for all games and for all SEC games using all three methods.
Use the link at the bottom of this post to open the webpage with all 6 standings tables.
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