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No. 9 Kansas plays Kentucky following Dick's 24-point performance


Kansas Jayhawks (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) at Kentucky Wildcats (14-6, 5-3 SEC)

Lexington, Kentucky; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Kansas faces the Kentucky Wildcats after Gradey Dick scored 24 points in Kansas' 75-69 loss to the Baylor Bears.

The Wildcats are 11-1 in home games. Kentucky averages 75.7 points while outscoring opponents by 9.3 points per game.

The Jayhawks are 3-2 on the road. Kansas ranks second in the Big 12 with 17.1 assists per game led by Dajuan Harris averaging 6.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Oscar Tshiebwe is averaging 16.6 points, 13.9 rebounds and 1.6 steals for the Wildcats. Antonio Reeves is averaging 12.9 points over the last 10 games for Kentucky.

Dick is shooting 43.7% from beyond the arc with 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Jayhawks, while averaging 14.9 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 steals. Jalen Wilson is shooting 42.7% and averaging 21.4 points over the last 10 games for Kansas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 7-3, averaging 73.6 points, 34.7 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.7 points per game.

Jayhawks: 7-3, averaging 72.4 points, 32.7 rebounds, 15.6 assists, 8.8 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.3 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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