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 matchups. Because both Louisville and Kentucky have multiple players that play both the shooting guard and small forward position, instead of doing a breakdown of each position, I’ll just combine the two. Louisville and Kentucky are slightly more evenly matched on the wing than I thought. Louisville: –Russ Smith, 19 ppg, 3 rpg, 2 apg, 2 spg –Wayne Blackshear, 10 ppg, 4.2 rpg –Kevin Ware, 4 ppg, 2 rpg, 1.2 spg –Luke Hancock, 6 ppg, 3 rpg. Kentucky: –Archie Goodwin, 16 ppg, 5 rpg. 4.2 apg, 1 spg –Julius Mayes, 9 ppg, 3 rpg 2 apg. Advantage: Louisville Both Louisville and Kentucky get some of their most consistent play from the shooting guard and small forward positions. The question is which team’s wing players wi...
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