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Where to Watch Kentucky Basketball vs. Lipscomb
The #22 ranked Kentucky Wildcats (6-3) host the Lipscomb Bisons (4-4) in Rupp Arena today at 12:30 pm on Fox Sports South.
The announcers for today’s game are Dave Baker and Larry Conley.
Here is background on today’s game:
Lipscomb enters the meeting with UK ownign a 4-4 overall record which includes a loss to SEC-member Ole Miss. The Bisons are coached by 14th-year head coach Scott Sanderson who has racked up more than 200 wins for the Bisons.
Kentucky is 9-3 against teams comprising the Atlantic Sun Conference. UK has garnered a 4-0 mark against East Tennessee, it’s most frequent opponent in the A-Sun. John Calipari is 3-0 against the league with all three victories coming over East Tennessee State.
Lipscomb is led in scoring by the twin brother tandem of Malcolm and Martin Smith. Malcolm Smith leads the way with 13.0 points per game and Martin averages 12.0.
Kentucky ranks in the top 10 in the country in both blocked shots and ﬁeld goal percentage.
The meeting with Lipscomb will be just the second in program history for UK. The Wildcats captured a 67-49 win over the Bisons in the only other meeting on Nov. 14, 2005. UK coach John Calipari has never faced Lipscomb.
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
F 3 Nerlens Noel 11.1 9.0 3.6^
• Had career-high seven blocks vs. Portland
G 10 Archie Goodwin 16.4 5.6 4.4
• Has 4+ assists in six-straight games
F 22 Alex Poythress 15.4 6.6 0.8^
• Has 15+ points in ive games this season
F 33 Kyle Wiltjer 10.4 4.2 2.1
• Has at least one 3-pointer in eight games
G 34 Julius Mays 10.0 2.6 3.4
• Posted 13 points and four boards vs. Portland
P # Name Pts. Rebs. Assts
G 00 Khion Sankey 8.0 8.1 3.3
• Leads squad in rebounds and assists
G 4 Deonte Alexander 11.6 3.0 2.1~
• Team-leader with 17 steals
G 10 Talbott Denny 1.8 1.5 0.3~
• Made just second start of season vs. UT Martin
F 35 Martin Smith 12.0 4.8 0.5~
• Team-high 22 points vs. UT Martin
C 41 Stephen Hurt 8.9 6.3 0.8^
• Leads team in blocks and ield-goal percentage
*-Based on previous game’s starters; ^-blocks; ~-steals