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Here is the prediction thread for Tuesday's game at Florida
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Big Tymer said...
Big Tymer said...
I think we spring the upset as well. I'll go 65-64 Cats.
UK 62, FLA 60
Hope I am wrong but
71-66 uk wins
This post was edited by esupp24 on 2/10/2013 at 12:49 PM
We will get to see the new road uniforms on tuesday maybe that will bring us luck.
I will not presume to assume which team you pick to win this.
UK 57 Fla 76
UK 57 Fla 76
Whoa, really? Cant see us losing by that much.
UF - 74
UK - 61
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Good game. Florida by 10, 75 - 65. And for this team, I'm ok with that.
This post was edited by old jim on 2/10/2013 at 9:07 PM
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Florida - 72
UK - 64
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and it has made all the difference (Frost).
Less than an hour to tip off
Use this link to see the results at the end of the game.
UK scored its 25 points on 29 possessions for the half, and FLORIDA scored its 38 points on 30 possessions. Kentucky won the battle of the boards in the first half 15-12, and Kentucky won on the offensive boards, 8-6. Florida converted its 6 second chance possessions into 4 second chance points, and Kentucky used its 8 second chances for 6 points. FLORIDA had an offensive efficiency of 1.133 ppp on its 30 first chance possessions and 0.666 ppp for its 6 second chance possession. UK had 0.655 ppp on its 29 first chance possessions and 0.750 ppp on its 8 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a strong 57.1% of its misses as offensive rebounds while FLORIDA was able to convert 46.2% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this half, making 3 of 5 attempts (60.0%). FLORIDA finished 5-6 [83.3%] from the free throw line. The Cats hit 10 of 24 (41.7%) shots in the first half including 2-3 (66.7%) from long range. For FLORIDA, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a strong 9-20 [45.0%] and from long range, FLORIDA hit 5-7 [71.4%].
The Cats committed 11 turnovers, one for every 2.6 possessions. The Cats forced 6 FLORIDA turnovers, one for every 5.0 possessions.
UK scored its 52 points in 58 possessions [0.90 ppp] for the game, and FLORIDA scored its 69 points on 58 possessions [1.19 ppp].
Kentucky won the boards, with a rebounding edge 31-27, and Kentucky won the battle of the offensive glass 14-12. FLORIDA converted its 12 second chance possessions into 10 second chance points while Kentucky converted their 14 second chance possessions to score 6 second chance points. FLORIDA had an offensive efficiency of 1.017 ppp on its 58 first chance possessions and 0.833 ppp for its 12 second chance possessions. UK had 0.793 ppp on its 58 first chance possessions and 0.429 ppp on its 14 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed 48.3% of its misses as offensive rebounds while FLORIDA was able to convert 41.4% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
Kentucky shot poorly from the free throw line in this game, making 6-11 [54.5%]. FLORIDA made 11-14 [78.6%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 21-50 overall [42.0%] and 4-12 from long range [33.3%]. For FLORIDA, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a strong 20-39 [51.3%] and from long range, FLORIDA hit 6-14 [42.9%].
The Cats who committed 17 turnovers, one for every 3.4 possessions. The Cats forced 11 FLORIDA turnovers, one for every 5.3 possessions.
Prior to the game, the NGE analysis predicted a 19 point Kentucky loss, 76-57 at a pace of 67 possessions for UK and 66 possessions for FLORIDA. The final score was 69 (76) to 52 (57) at a pace of 58 possessions for the Cats and 58 possessions for FLORIDA. The UK offensive efficiency for the game was 0.897 ppp (0.851 ppp) and the UK defensive efficiency was 1.190 ppp (1.152 ppp).
Next Game On Schedule: February 16, 2013 when the Cats return to the road to take on Tennessee in Knoxville.
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