Kentucky No. 6 visits Arkansas No. 18 after Notae’s 30-point performance

Kentucky Wildcats (23-6, 12-4 SEC) at Arkansas Razorbacks (23-6, 12-4 SEC)

Fayetteville, Arkansas; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Arkansas -2.5; plus/minus is 144.5

BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Arkansas takes on the No. 6 Kentucky Wildcats after JD Notae scored 30 points in Arkansas’ 75-73 win over the Kentucky Wildcats.

The Razorbacks are 16-1 at home. Arkansas is 2-2 in one possession games.

The Wildcats are 12-4 against SEC opponents. Kentucky leads the SEC with 11.8 offensive rebounds per game led by Oscar Tshiebwe with an average of 5.4.

The teams are meeting for the 19th time this season in SEC play. The Razorbacks won the last meeting 75-73 on February 26. Notae scored 30 points to help lead the Razorbacks to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Notae is averaging 19.1 points, 3.6 assists and 2.2 steals for the Razorbacks. Jaylin Williams is averaging 9.4 points over Arkansas’ last 10 games.

Sahvir Wheeler is averaging 9.8 points and seven assists for the Wildcats. Tshiebwe is averaging 11.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals over Kentucky’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Razorbacks: 9-1, averaged 72.1 points, 34.4 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 5.4 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 42.3% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 64.2 points per game.

Wildcats: 8-2, averaged 76.5 points, 33.8 rebounds, 10.7 assists, 6.0 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 74.2 points.


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

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