Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/27/12
When looking at how Louisville and Kentucky match-up with each other, it’s more important to look at which team will get more out of each position. With Louisville playing more of match-up zone than a man-to-man defense it’s not necessarily about 1-on-1 match-ups. While Kentucky’s biggest question mark has been the point guard position, it’s hard to argue that Louisville doesn’t get their most consistent play from their starting point guard. Louisville: -Peyton Siva, 11 ppg, 6 apg, 2 spg -Russ Smith 19 ppg, 3 apg, 2 spg -Kevin Ware, 4 ppg, 3 rpg Senior Peyton Siva averages nearly 30 minutes per game and plays primarily the point guard position. Outside of Siva, Louisville doesn’t have anyone that plays only point guard. Russ Smith is more than capable at running the point, but plays the majority of his minutes at the 2-guard. Kevin Ware is averaging 16.4 minutes per game and is Louisville’s last option at point guard. Kentucky: -Ryan Harrow 7 ppg, 2 apg, -Archie Goodwin 16 ppg, 4 a...
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