Kansas Jayhawks (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) vs. Kentucky Wildcats (14-6, 5-3 SEC)
Lexington, Kentucky; Saturday, 8:00pm EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Kansas faces the Kentucky Wildcats after Gradey Dick scored 24 points in Kansas’ 75-69 loss to the Baylor Bears.
The Wildcats are 11-1 in home games. Kentucky is averaging 75.7 points while outscoring opponents by 9.3 points per game.
The Jayhawks are 3-2 on the road. Kansas ranks second in the Big 12 with 17.1 assists per game led by Dajuan Harris with a 6.5 average.
TOP PERFORMERS: Oscar Tshiebwe is averaging 16.6 points, 13.9 rebounds and 1.6 steals for the Wildcats. Antonio Reeves averaged 12.9 points in his last 10 games for Kentucky.
Dick is shooting 43.7% from beyond the arc on 2.6 3-pointers per game for the Jayhawks, averaging 14.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals. Jalen Wilson is shooting 42.7% and has averaged 21.4 points in his last 10 games for Kansas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 7-3, averaging 73.6 points, 34.7 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 68.7 points per game.
Jayhawks: 7-3, averaging 72.4 points, 32.7 rebounds, 15.6 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 69.3 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.