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Kentucky Wildcats #1 Seed 38-1 • 1st place, SEC

The Wildcats excel at defense and offensive rebounding, ranking in the top 20 in both categories. However, shooting 3-pointers is a weakness; they rank just #144 in that category.

Hampton Pirates #16 Seed 17-18 • 6th place, MEAC

Hampton's relative strengths include defense and defensive rebounding, but they didn't rank in the top 40 in either category. However, they struggle at shooting 3-pointers, where they rank in the bottom 50% of all teams.

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Vegas Point Spread

Current betting lines favor Kentucky by 34.5 points

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Kentucky Key Stats

Season Performance #
Strength of Schedule #
Away Games #
Recent Games #
Non-Conference Games #
Points/Possession 1.124 (#11)
Effective FG % 51.5% (#75)
Turnover % 13.5% (#14)
Off Rebound % 38.8% (#6)
FTA per FGA 0.439 (#31)
Opp Points/Possession 0.821 (#1)
Opp Effective FG % 39.6% (#1)
Opp Turnover % 18.1% (#58)
Opp Off Rebound % 28.3% (#143)
Opp FTA per FGA 0.317 (#64)

Hampton Key Stats

Season Performance #
Strength of Schedule #
Away Games #
Recent Games #
Non-Conference Games #
Points/Possession 0.934 (#294)
Effective FG % 45.6% (#305)
Turnover % 17.3% (#243)
Off Rebound % 29.9% (#140)
FTA per FGA 0.438 (#32)
Opp Points/Possession 0.950 (#72)
Opp Effective FG % 46.4% (#68)
Opp Turnover % 17.4% (#100)
Opp Off Rebound % 27.4% (#100)
Opp FTA per FGA 0.455 (#320)