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Kansas Jayhawks #1 Seed 33-5 • 1st place, Big 12

The Jayhawks excel at shooting 3-pointers and shooting accuracy, ranking in the top 20 in both categories. However, ball handling is a weakness; they rank just #154 in that category.

Austin Peay Governors #16 Seed 18-18 • 6th place, Ohio Valley

Austin Peay's relative strengths include offensive rebounding and shooting accuracy, but they didn't rank in the top 40 in either category. However, they struggle at defense, where they rank in the bottom 50% of all teams.

Odds to Win This Game KANS ASPY

Decision Tree Model

Leverages hundreds of team stats and contextual game information.

94% 6%
Power Ratings Model

Analyzes each team's scoring margins and schedule strength.

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Similar Games Model

Based on results of past games between statistically similar teams.

99% 1%
Simulation Model

Driven by advanced play-by-play computer simulation of game.

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Vegas Point Spread

Current betting lines favor Kansas by 24.5 points

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Kansas Key Stats

Season Performance #2
Strength of Schedule #3
Away Games #2
Recent Games #3
Non-Conference Games #5
Points/Possession 1.120 (#15)
Effective FG % 55.7% (#10)
Turnover % 15.4% (#154)
Off Rebound % 30.4% (#79)
FTA per FGA 0.386 (#114)
Opp Points/Possession 0.943 (#28)
Opp Effective FG % 45.1% (#16)
Opp Turnover % 15.9% (#153)
Opp Off Rebound % 25.9% (#96)
Opp FTA per FGA 0.373 (#181)

Austin Peay Key Stats

Season Performance #201
Strength of Schedule #226
Away Games #178
Recent Games #131
Non-Conference Games #218
Points/Possession 1.030 (#142)
Effective FG % 51.3% (#111)
Turnover % 17.5% (#304)
Off Rebound % 30.2% (#87)
FTA per FGA 0.470 (#3)
Opp Points/Possession 1.072 (#308)
Opp Effective FG % 53.9% (#328)
Opp Turnover % 16.1% (#138)
Opp Off Rebound % 29.1% (#238)
Opp FTA per FGA 0.313 (#61)