SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Mississippi State

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Kentucky visits Mississippi St on Saturday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, team ratings, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 41.4 25.0 66.2 91.0 41.9 5.9 5.0 10.7 15.9
Kentucky OPP 41.1 27.5 70.1 71.0 36.9 7.0 3.0 11.9 12.4
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Mississippi St 46.1 38.3 59.3 128.0 43.2 5.7 4.4 13.2 13.4
Mississippi St OPP 39.5 34.3 73.2 77.0 33.3 4.7 2.2 13.8 12.7

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPG=Rebounds per game; SPG=Steals per game; BPG=Blocked shots per game; APG=Assists per game; TOPG=Turnovers per game.

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Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F. Name L. Name School PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
Iverson Molinar MSU 18.7 51.9 51.9 77.8
D.J. Stewart MSU 18.2 47.1 47.5 58.6
Brandon Boston KEN 14.0 36.7 15.6 80.8
Tolu Smith MSU 13.1 57.1 58.8
Terrence Clarke KEN 10.7 43.1 22.7 47.1
Davion Mintz KEN 10.3 39.0 35.3 66.7
Olivier Sarr KEN 9.1 51.0 0.0 63.6

STEALS

F. Name L. Name School STLs SPG
Cameron Matthews MSU 12 1.3
Davion Mintz KEN 9 1.3
Iverson Molinar MSU 8 1.3
Brandon Boston KEN 8 1.1
Deivon Smith MSU 8 0.9
Cam’Ron Fletcher KEN 5 0.8

BLOCKS

F. Name L. Name School BPG BPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 18 2.6
Abdul Ado MSU 13 1.4
Olivier Sarr KEN 10 1.4
Tolu Smith MSU 9 1.0
Lance Ware KEN 4 0.6
Quinten Post MSU 4 0.5
Cameron Matthews MSU 3 0.3

REBOUNDS

F. Name L. Name School DREBs REBs RPG
Tolu Smith MSU 33 77 8.6
Isaiah Jackson KEN 22 59 8.4
Brandon Boston KEN 18 45 6.4
Abdul Ado MSU 22 57 6.3
Javian Davis MSU 21 47 5.2
Olivier Sarr KEN 11 35 5.0
Iverson Molinar MSU 4 24 4.0

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College Basketball Ratings

Source Kentucky Mississippi State
NCAA NET NA NA
Sagarin 50 72
ESPN BPI 64 56
Ken Pomeroy 52 72
Massey Composite 95 79

Kentucky Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jacob Toppin F 6′-9″ 194 SO
2 Devin Askew G 6′-3″ 198 FR
3 Brandon Boston Jr. G 6′-7″ 185 FR
5 Terrence Clarke G 6′-7″ 194 FR
10 Davion Mintz G 6′-3″ 196 SR
11 Dontaie Allen G 6′-6″ 198 FR
12 Keion Brooks Jr. F 6′-7″ 205 SO
13 Riley Welch G 6′-0″ 185 SR
14 Brennan Canada F 6′-6″ 198 SO
20 Zan Payne G 6′-4″ 215 SO
21 Cam’Ron Fletcher F 6′-6″ 215 FR
23 Isaiah Jackson F 6′-10″ 206 FR
25 Kareem Watkins G 5′-8″ 145 FR
30 Olivier Sarr F 7′-0″ 237 SR
55 Lance Ware F 6′-9″ 223 FR

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jalen Johnson F 6′-6″ 210 SR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 SO
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 245 SO
3 D.J. Stewart Jr. G 6′-6″ 205 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 220 FR
5 Deivon Smith G 6′-1″ 165 FR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 205 FR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 210 FR
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 JR
24 Abdul Ado F 6′-11″ 255 SR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 SO
30 Andrew Junkin F 6′-11″ 240 SO
32 Quinten Post F 7′-0″ 240 SO
33 Reggie Morris G 6′-1″ 160 FR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-10″ 245 SO
55 Keondre Montgomery G 6′-7″ 200 FR

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Kentucky Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020 Morehead State 45 Kentucky 81
11/29/2020 Richmond 76 Kentucky 64
12/1/2020 Kansas 65 Kentucky 62
12/6/2020 Kentucky 62 Georgia Tech 79
12/12/2020 Notre Dame 64 Kentucky 63
12/15/2020 Detroit Mercy PPD Kentucky PPD
12/19/2020 North Carolina 75 Kentucky 63
12/26/2020 Kentucky 59 Louisville 62
12/29/2020 South Carolina PPD Kentucky PPD
1/2/2021 Kentucky Mississippi St
1/5/2021 Vanderbilt Kentucky
1/9/2021 Kentucky Florida
1/12/2021 Alabama Kentucky
1/16/2021 Kentucky Auburn
1/20/2021 Kentucky Georgia
1/23/2021 LSU Kentucky
1/26/2021 Kentucky Alabama
1/30/2021 Texas Kentucky
2/2/2021 Kentucky Missouri
2/6/2021 Tennessee Kentucky
2/9/2021 Arkansas Kentucky
2/13/2021 Auburn Kentucky
2/17/2021 Kentucky Vanderbilt
2/20/2021 Kentucky Tennessee
2/23/2021 Texas A&M Kentucky
2/27/2021 Florida Kentucky
3/2/2021 Kentucky Ole Miss

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020* Mississippi St 42 Clemson 53
11/26/2020* Liberty 84 Mississippi St 73
11/30/2020 Texas State 51 Mississippi St 68
12/4/2020 North Texas 63 Mississippi St 69
12/8/2020 Jackson State 59 Mississippi St 82
12/12/2020 Mississippi St 82 Dayton 85
12/16/2020 Cent Arkansas 65 Mississippi St 81
12/21/2020 Mississippi Valley 48 Mississippi St 87
12/30/2020 Mississippi St Georgia
1/2/2021 Kentucky Mississippi St
1/5/2021 Missouri Mississippi St
1/9/2021 Mississippi St Vanderbilt
1/13/2021 Texas A&M Mississippi St
1/16/2021 Florida Mississippi St
1/19/2021 Ole Miss Mississippi St
1/23/2021 Mississippi St Alabama
1/26/2021 Mississippi St Tennessee
1/30/2021 Iowa State Mississippi St
2/2/2021 Mississippi St Arkansas
2/6/2021 Mississippi St South Carolina
2/10/2021 LSU Mississippi St
2/13/2021 Vanderbilt Mississippi St
2/16/2021 Mississippi St Auburn
2/20/2021 Mississippi St Ole Miss
2/24/2021 South Carolina Mississippi St
2/27/2021 Alabama Mississippi St
3/3/2021 Mississippi St Texas A&M

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Injuries and Suspensions

Kentucky

[G] 12/26/2020 – Terrence Clarke is “?” Tuesday vs South Carolina (Ankle)
[F] 12/26/2020 – Keion Brooks Jr. is “?” (Calf)
[F] 12/21/2020 – Cam’Ron Fletcher is out indefinitely (Personal)

Mississippi State

None Reported

Source: statfox.com

Kentucky-Mississippi State Prediction

Kentucky 65, Mississippi State 62


Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET. TV: SEC NETWORK.

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SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Mississippi State
Complete preview of the SEC basketball game between Kentucky and Mississippi State on 1/2/2021. Team statistical comparison, key players, injury report, team ratings, score prediction and more.

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