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Here is the prediction thread for Saturday's game against Texas A&M at Rupp
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UK----78 Texas A&M----65
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Us - 81
Them - 65
UK scored its 31 points on 30 possessions for the half, and TEXAS A&M scored its 36 points on 29 possessions. Texas A&M won the battle of the boards in the first half 17-16. Texas A&M won the offensive glass 8-5, and that advantage translated into a 8-7 advantage for Texas A&M in second chance points. TEXAS A&M had an offensive efficiency of 0.966 ppp on its 29 first chance possessions and 1.000 ppp for its 8 second chance possession. UK had 0.800 ppp on its 30 first chance possessions and 1.400 ppp on its 5 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a 35.7% of its misses as offensive rebounds while TEXAS A&M was able to convert 50.0% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit well from the free throw line in this half, making 7 of 8 attempts (87.5%). TEXAS A&M finished 4-4 [100.0%] for the half. Field goal shooting for UK was 11-25 overall [44.0%]and 2-5 from long range [40.0%]. For TEXAS A&M, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a strong 10-18 [55.6%] and from long range, TEXAS A&M hit 4-12 [33.3%].
The Cats committed 6 turnovers, one for every 5.0 possessions. The Cats forced 5 TEXAS A&M turnovers, one for every 5.8 possessions.
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This post was edited by TheProfessor on 1/12/2013 at 4:03 PM
UK scored its 71 points in 63 possessions [1.13 ppp] for the game, and TEXAS A&M scored its 83 points on 62 possessions [1.34 ppp].
Texas A&M won the boards, with a rebounding edge 35-30, and Texas A&M won the offensive glass with a 15-14 offensive rebounding advantage. TEXAS A&M converted its 15 second chance possessions into 15 second chance points while Kentucky converted their 14 second chance possessions to score 18 second chance points. TEXAS A&M had an offensive efficiency of 1.097 ppp on its 62 first chance possessions and 1.000 ppp for its 15 second chance possessions. UK had 0.841 ppp on its 63 first chance possessions and 1.286 ppp on its 14 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed 41.2% of its misses as offensive rebounds while TEXAS A&M was able to convert 48.4% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit well from the free throw line in this game, making 17-22[77.3%]. TEXAS A&M made 12-18 [66.7%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 24-56 overall [42.9%] and 6-18 from long range [33.3%]. For TEXAS A&M, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a very strong 22-40 [55.0%] and from long range, TEXAS A&M hit 9-19 [47.4%].
The Cats who committed 11 turnovers, one for every 5.7 possessions. The Cats forced 10 TEXAS A&M turnovers, one for every 6.2 possessions.
Prior to the game, the NGE analysis predicted a 19 point UK win, 75-56 at a pace of 67 possessions for UK and 66 possessions for Texas A&M. The final score was 71 (75) to 83 (56) at a pace of 63 possessions for the Cats and 62 possessions for TEXAS A&M. The UK offensive efficiency for the game was 1.127 ppp (1.119 ppp) and the UK defensive efficiency was 1;339 ppp (0.848 ppp).
Next Game On Schedule: January 15, 2013 against Tennessee at Rupp.
I have updated the cumulative standings for all games and SEC games, using the three methods for each.
Easiest way to see it all is to open the webpage, and scroll down.
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