SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Texas A&M

Kentucky-Texas A&M basketball preview

The Kentucky Wildcats visit the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday in College Station in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Kentucky scores an average of 82.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 62.1 points per contest. Texas A&M scores an average of 76.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 62.8 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 0.411 0.346 0.717 14.13 +15.13 6.75 4.94 17.38 17.38
Texas A&M 0.459 0.381 0.636 11.94 +2.44 10.75 4.00 15.69 15.69
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Kentucky 0.391 0.301 43.44 28.31 0.41 +20.44 6.50 82.6 62.1
Texas A&M 0.404 0.321 35.63 33.19 0.35 +13.75 7.88 76.6 62.8

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3FG%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3FG%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor M– Average game scoring margin.
3 Pt Md PG– Three point shot made per game.
TM PPG– Average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
3. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 16 111 0 50 272 17.00
12. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 16 91 21 16 219 13.69
16. Jackson, Quenton TA&M 16 73 21 44 211 13.19

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 16 111 177 0.627
5. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 16 91 183 0.497

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
3. Grady, Kellan UK 16 44 2.75

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
3. Jackson, Quenton TA&M 16 44 51 0.863
14. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 16 50 69 0.725

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 16 85 156 241 15.06
19. Radford, Tyrece TA&M 16 35 55 90 5.63

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Kentucky vs. Texas A&M Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 11-4

Kentucky Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jacob Toppin F 6′-9″ 200 JR
1 CJ Fredrick G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Sahvir Wheeler G 5′-9″ 180 JR
3 TyTy Washington Jr. G 6′-3″ 197 FR
4 Daimion Collins F 6′-9″ 202 FR
10 Davion Mintz G 6′-3″ 195 SR
11 Dontaie Allen G 6′-6″ 205 SO
12 Keion Brooks Jr. F 6′-7″ 210 JR
14 Brennan Canada F 6′-6″ 198 JR
20 Zan Payne G 6′-4″ 215 JR
23 Bryce Hopkins F 6′-6″ 220 FR
25 Kareem Watkins G 5′-8″ 170 SO
31 Kellan Grady G 6′-5″ 205 SR
34 Oscar Tshiebwe F 6′-9″ 255 JR
55 Lance Ware F 6′-9″ 225 SO

Texas A&M Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Aaron Cash G 6′-6″ 201 JR
1 Marcus Williams G 6′-2″ 197 SO
2 Hayden Hefner G 6′-6″ 182 SO
3 Quenton Jackson G 6′-5″ 173 SR
4 Wade Taylor IV G 6′-0″ 186 FR
5 Hassan Diarra G 6′-2″ 196 SO
10 Ethan Henderson F 6′-8″ 193 SR
11 Jalen Johnson F 6′-6″ 210 SR
12 Everett Vaughn F 6′-10″ 255 JR
15 Henry Coleman III F 6′-8″ 243 SO
20 Andre Gordon G 6′-2″ 186 JR
22 Davin Watkins G 6′-1″ 185 FR
23 Tyrece Radford G 6′-2″ 200 JR
24 Zach Walker G 6′-4″ 199 SR
31 Javonte Brown F 7′-0″ 253 FR
32 Ashton Smith F 6′-9″ 252 FR
35 Manny Obaseki G 6′-4″ 189 FR

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Kentucky Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Kentucky 71 Duke 79
11/12/2021 Robert Morris 60 Kentucky 100
11/16/2021 Mount St Mary 55 Kentucky 80
11/19/2021 Ohio 59 Kentucky 77
11/22/2021 Albany 61 Kentucky 86
11/26/2021 North Florida 52 Kentucky 86
11/29/2021 C Michigan 57 Kentucky 85
12/7/2021 Southern 64 Kentucky 76
12/11/2021 Kentucky 62 Notre Dame 66
12/18/2021 Ohio State 69 Kentucky 98
12/22/2021 Western KY 60 Kentucky 95
12/29/2021 Missouri 56 Kentucky 83
12/31/2021 High Point 48 Kentucky 92
1/4/2022 Kentucky 60 LSU 65
1/8/2022 Georgia 77 Kentucky 92
1/11/2022 Kentucky 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/15/2022 Tennessee 79 Kentucky 107
1/19/2022 Kentucky Texas A&M
1/22/2022 Kentucky Auburn
1/25/2022 Mississippi State Kentucky
1/29/2022 Kentucky Kansas
2/2/2022 Vanderbilt Kentucky
2/5/2022 Kentucky Alabama
2/8/2022 Kentucky South Carolina
2/12/2022 Florida Kentucky
2/15/2022 Kentucky Tennessee
2/19/2022 Alabama Kentucky
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Kentucky Arkansas
3/1/2022 Ole Miss Kentucky
3/5/2022 Kentucky Florida

Texas A&M Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 North Florida 46 Texas A&M 64
11/12/2021 Abilene Chrstn 80 Texas A&M 81
11/14/2021 Texas A&M-CC 65 Texas A&M 86
11/17/2021 Houston Baptist 39 Texas A&M 73
11/22/2021 Texas A&M 58 Wisconsin 69
11/23/2021 Texas A&M 57 Butler 50
11/24/2021 Texas A&M 73 Notre Dame 67
11/30/2021 New Orleans 65 Texas A&M 85
12/11/2021 TCU 68 Texas A&M 64
12/14/2021 Tulane Canc. Texas A&M Canc.
12/18/2021 Texas A&M 83 Oregon State 73
12/21/2021 N’Western St 61 Texas A&M 80
12/29/2021 Central Arkansas 59 Texas A&M 85
1/4/2022 Texas A&M 81 Georgia 79
1/8/2022 Arkansas 81 Texas A&M 86
1/11/2022 Ole Miss 51 Texas A&M 67
1/15/2022 Texas A&M 67 Missouri 64
1/19/2022 Kentucky Texas A&M
1/22/2022 Texas A&M Arkansas
1/26/2022 Texas A&M LSU
1/29/2022 South Carolina Texas A&M
2/1/2022 Texas A&M Tennessee
2/5/2022 Missouri Texas A&M
2/8/2022 LSU Texas A&M
2/12/2022 Texas A&M Auburn
2/15/2022 Florida Texas A&M
2/19/2022 Texas A&M Vanderbilt
2/22/2022 Georgia Texas A&M
2/26/2022 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/2/2022 Texas A&M Alabama
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

Injuries and Suspensions

Kentucky

[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely (Hamstring)

Texas A&M

[F] 10/25/2021 – Jalen Johnson is out for season (Knee)

Source: statfox.com

Kentucky-Texas A&M Prediction

Kentucky 79, Texas A&M 74


Wednesday‘s game tips off at 8:30 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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