Kentucky vs Indiana Breakdown

KSR provides a look at the Kentucky versus Indiana match up on CBS this weekend.

Kentucky at Indiana

When: Saturday, December 12th, 12 p.m. Eastern
Where: Assembly Hall, Bloomington, In.

Indiana Schedule
11/13 - vs Howard - W 83-60
11/16 - vs South Carolina Upstate - W 69-61
11/19 - at Mississippi - L 71-89
11/20 - vs Boston University - L 67-71
11/22 - at George Mason - L 66-69
11/28 - vs Northwestern State - W 90-72
12/1 - vs Maryland - L 68-80
12/8 - @ Pittsburgh - W 74-64
12/12 - vs Kentucky 12 p.m. Eastern CBS

Record: 4-4

Indiana Statistical Leaders
Maurice Creek - 15.6 points per game
Christian Watford - 6.5 rebounds per game
Jeremiah Rivers- 4.4 assists per game
Derek Elston - 50.0 percent three-point shooter
Christian Watford - 1.1 blocks per game
Maurice Creek - 1.5 steals per game

Connecticut Team Statistics
Points Per Game: 73.5
Points Allowed Per Game: 70.8
Field Goal Percentage: 42.7
Three Point Percentage: 35.5
Free Threw Percentage: 65.9
Assists Per Game: 14.4
Turnovers Per Game: 16.0

Indiana Breakdown
Indiana is a young team led by two young stars in the making, Christian Watford and Maurice Creek. They are the Hoosiers two leading scorers and Watford is the leading rebounder. Jeremiah Rivers has come in and given the backcourt stability with his experience.

Indiana isn't afraid to use it's bench with 10 players playing in all eight games so far and no player playing more than 29.3 minutes per game.

The Hoosiers youth has been a struggle both on the offensive and defensive ends. While Indiana shoots a respectable 35.5 percent from three, they only shoot 42.7 percent over all and they are only out-scoring their opponents by and average of less than three points per game.

The difference in the game will be whether Indiana can slow down the Wildcats and how they'll respond to the physical nature that Kentucky will bring to the post. Kentucky will have to find a way to slow down Maurice Creek and don't give the young Hoosiers confidence on their home court.


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