NCAA Basketball

#7 Kentucky Wildcats (29-6)


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vs. Ala 
W 73-55
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vs. Tenn 
L 78-82
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vs. AbiChr 
W 79-44
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vs. Wof 
W 62-56
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vs. Hou 
6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET1:57 PM GMT9:57 PM 北京时间6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST
Preview

Kentucky, Houston bring tough defenses to Sweet 16 showdown

Defense likely will be center-stage as No. 2 seed Kentucky faces No. 3 seed Houston in Friday's Midwest Regional semifinal in Kansas City, Mo.

Houston ranks seventh in the country in scoring defense at 61.0 points allowed per game, while Kentucky is 28th at 64.5. In the first two NCAA Tournament games, Kentucky has allowed an average of 50 points while Houston has allowed an average of 57.

Both coaches were pleased with their defensive efforts in the second round.

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Leaders
Points: P. Washington14.8
Rebounds: P. Washington7.5
Assists: A. Hagans4.5
FG%: T. Herro46.4%
FT%: R. Travis73.9%
3P%: T. Herro36.0%
Steals: A. Hagans1.7
Blocks: N. Richards1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 North Carolina29-6
4 Gonzaga32-3
5 Michigan State30-6
6 Tennessee31-5
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Texas Tech28-6
10 Florida State29-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke31-5
2 Virginia31-3
3 Gonzaga32-3
4 North Carolina29-6
5 Tennessee31-5
6 Michigan State30-6
7 Kentucky29-6
8 Michigan30-6
9 Houston33-3
10 Texas Tech28-6
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Southeastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
12 LSU 16-2 28-6
6 Tennessee 15-3 31-5
7 Kentucky 15-3 29-6
14 Auburn 11-7 28-9
South Carolina 11-7 16-16
Mississippi State 10-8 23-11
Ole Miss 10-8 20-13
Florida 9-9 20-16
Arkansas 8-10 18-16
Alabama 8-10 18-16
Texas A&M 6-12 14-18
Missouri 5-13 15-17
Georgia 2-16 11-21
Vanderbilt 0-18 9-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.4 (79)
Rebounds: 11.7 (63)
Assists: 13.6 (157)
FG%: 47.8% (27)
FT%: 74.4% (50)
3P%: 35.9% (102)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 64.5 (29)
Rebounds: 26.9 (60)
Assists: 11.1 (46)
FG%: 40.0% (27)
FT%: 70.1% (153)
3P%: 34.4% (198)
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