Where to Watch Kentucky vs. South Carolina

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The Kentucky Wildcats (15-6, 6-2) host South Carolina Gamecocks (12-9, 2-6) in Rupp Arena tonight at 9pm on ESPNU.

The announcers for tonight’s game are Dave Neal and Dino Gaudio.

Kentucky is currently favored by 17 points.

Here is the background on tonight’s matchup:

Benton Williams leads the Gamecocks in scoring with 10.6 points per game. Michael Carrera posts a team-best 7.0 rebounds to couple with 10.2 points a game.

Kentucky owns a 46-10 record against South Carolina and is on a five-game winning streak in the series. This will mark the first time in 21 seasons the teams will not play in a home-and-home series with Tuesday’s matchup being the only regular season meeting.

The Gamecocks are 1-4 away from home this season.

South Carolina is 2-24 all-time at Rupp Arena, with wins during the 1997 campaign (72-66 OT) and in 2009 (78-77).

Comparing the Teams
Stat UK USC
Points 76.2 69.1
Opp. points 62.9 67.9
Rebounds 39.3 37.1
Opp rebounds 34.4 31.1
Off. Rebounds 11.5 14.0
FG % .486 .435
Opp FG% .380 .438
3-Pt. % .360 .335
Opp. 3-Pt. % .302 .324
FT % .645 .697
Opp. FT % .697 .662
Fouls 16.2 19.7
Assists 14.9 12.8
Turnovers 13.2 16.4
Opp. Turnovers 13.1 14.2
Blocks 7.8 3.5
Steals 6.7 5.1

PROJECTED STARTERS*
Kentucky Wildcats
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
F 3 Nerlens Noel 10.6 9.5 4.6^
• Dbl-dbl at Texas A&M with 19 points, 14 boards
G 10 Archie Goodwin 14.8 4.9 3.2
• Four 20-point games including 24 at Ole Miss
G 12 Ryan Harrow 10.2 2.4 3.4
• Scored in double-figures in 10 of last 12
F 22 Alex Poythress 12.8 6.5 0.4^
• Double-figure scoring in five of last seven
G 34 Julius Mays 9.0 2.9 3.0
• Scored season-high 19 points at Texas A&M
South Carolina Gamecocks
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
G 5 Eric Smith 5.9 1.6 3.3
• Leads the team with 69 assists on the season
F 14 Laimonas Chatkevicius 3.5 2.4 0.4
• Started six of 15 games played this year
G 23 Bruce Ellington 10.3 2.9 0.8~
• Scored 14 points against Georgia
F 24 Michael Carrera 10.2 7.0 0.5^
• Posted team-high 16 points with 7 boards vs. UGA
F 30 Lakeem Jackson 9.0 6.7 2.3
• Ranks second on team in rebounds and assists

*-Based on previous game’s starters; ^-blocks; ~-steals