The No. 6 seed Kentucky Wildcats (21-11) and the No. 11 seed Providence Friars (21-11) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 7:10 PM. The contest airs on CBS.

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Kentucky vs. Providence Game Info

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Kentucky Stats Insights

  • The Wildcats are shooting 45.9% from the field this season, 1.6 percentage points higher than the 44.3% the Friars allow to opponents.
  • In games Kentucky shoots better than 44.3% from the field, it is 17-4 overall.
  • The Wildcats are the ninth-ranked rebounding team in the country, the Friars sit at 29th.
  • The Wildcats record just 3.8 more points per game (75.1) than the Friars give up (71.3).
  • Kentucky has a 15-4 record when putting up more than 71.3 points.

Providence Stats Insights

  • The Friars are shooting 45.9% from the field, 3% higher than the 42.9% the Wildcats' opponents have shot this season.
  • This season, Providence has a 19-2 record in games the team collectively shoots over 42.9% from the field.
  • The Friars are the 29th-ranked rebounding team in the nation, the Wildcats sit at third.
  • The Friars average 10.1 more points per game (78.1) than the Wildcats allow their opponents to score (68).
  • Providence is 17-4 when giving up fewer than 75.1 points.

Kentucky Home & Away Comparison

  • At home, Kentucky is posting seven more points per game (78.4) than it is away from home (71.4).
  • In 2022-23, the Wildcats are allowing 64.1 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are allowing 70.9.
  • At home, Kentucky is sinking 0.9 more treys per game (6.6) than in road games (5.7). It also sports a better three-point percentage at home (38.1%) compared to on the road (33.1%).

Providence Home & Away Comparison

  • At home Providence is scoring 82.9 points per game, nine more than it is averaging away (73.9).
  • At home the Friars are giving up 70.5 points per game, 1.3 fewer points than they are on the road (71.8).
  • Beyond the arc, Providence drains fewer 3-pointers on the road (6.2 per game) than at home (7.1), and makes a lower percentage on the road (34.4%) than at home (37%) too.

Kentucky Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/1/2023 Vanderbilt L 68-66 Rupp Arena
3/4/2023 @ Arkansas W 88-79 Bud Walton Arena
3/10/2023 Vanderbilt L 80-73 Bridgestone Arena
3/17/2023 Providence - Greensboro Coliseum

Providence Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/1/2023 Xavier L 94-89 Amica Mutual Pavilion
3/4/2023 Seton Hall L 82-58 Amica Mutual Pavilion
3/9/2023 UConn L 73-66 Madison Square Garden
3/17/2023 Kentucky - Greensboro Coliseum