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NCAA Tournament Game Preview ▪ Friday, March 22, 2013

South Second Round ▪ (16) Western Kentucky vs. (1) Kansas

Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO ▪ 9:50 PM ET ▪ TNT

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
W-L: 20-15 (10-10 Sun Belt) ORtg/A: 99.5 (176th)
SRS: -1.0 (171st) DRtg/A: 100.0 (170th)
SOS: -1.7 (185th) NRtg/A: -0.5 (171st)
Kansas Jayhawks
W-L: 29-5 (14-4 Big 12) ORtg/A: 114.5 (16th)
SRS: 21.2 (5th) DRtg/A: 83.1 (5th)
SOS: 7.3 (32nd) NRtg/A: 31.4 (7th)
*School ratings above (SRS, SOS, ORtg/A, DRtg/A, NRtg/A) exclude games versus non-Division I opponents.
Western Kentucky Class Pos Ht G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV FG% 3P% FT% ORtg DRtg
T.J. Price SO G 6-4 32 32.8 15.3 4.4 2.4 1.1 0.4 2.7 .400 .362 .700 103.9 99.4
Brandon Harris JR G 6-1 35 29.8 8.3 5.7 1.9 0.8 0.0 1.5 .341 .333 .729 106.6 98.9
George Fant SO F 6-6 34 29.2 12.9 6.8 0.7 0.7 1.1 2.7 .485 .604 98.4 97.0
Jamal Crook SR G 6-3 24 29.0 12.0 3.0 4.0 1.5 0.4 2.3 .486 .273 .712 111.0 97.9
Kevin Kaspar SO G 6-0 32 23.1 5.5 2.3 1.8 0.6 0.0 1.4 .354 .336 .714 97.7 102.1
Caden Dickerson JR G 6-5 23 17.0 2.4 1.2 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.2 .258 .213 .684 71.0 104.4
Teeng Akol SR F-C 6-11 27 15.8 6.7 3.8 0.6 0.1 1.3 1.2 .486 .282 .725 107.6 97.4
Aleksejs Rostov FR C 6-10 31 13.5 4.7 2.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.0 .554 .345 .850 114.4 100.8
O'Karo Akamune JR F 6-7 35 13.4 2.9 2.6 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.8 .535 .000 .649 102.3 96.5
Percy Blade FR G 6-4 23 9.6 1.9 1.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.0 .387 .167 .739 77.8 98.8
Kene Anyigbo JR F 6-5 28 9.0 1.8 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.6 .487 .500 102.3 100.5
Stephon Drane SO F 6-7 31 6.5 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 .509 .500 95.5 95.6
Eddie Alcantara FR F 6-5 11 5.8 1.5 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.8 .313 .000 .750 70.0 99.7
Marcus Vasquez SR G 6-1 13 3.7 0.8 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 .500 .667 .500 120.2 100.0
Spence Sheldon SO G 5-11 6 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 .000 .000 1.000 73.3 109.3
Kawaun Jakes SR G 6-3 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Kansas Class Pos Ht G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV FG% 3P% FT% ORtg DRtg
Travis Releford SR G 6-6 34 33.4 11.5 3.7 2.6 1.2 0.3 1.6 .564 .413 .800 128.4 95.4
Ben McLemore FR G 6-5 34 32.2 16.4 5.3 2.0 1.1 0.7 2.1 .507 .437 .867 123.6 92.7
Elijah Johnson SR G 6-4 34 31.1 10.1 3.0 4.8 1.0 0.2 3.1 .387 .331 .746 96.6 95.7
Jeff Withey SR C 7-0 34 30.6 13.6 8.4 0.9 0.8 3.8 1.9 .578 1.000 .707 118.9 83.7
Kevin Young SR F 6-8 33 22.2 7.6 6.6 1.2 1.2 0.6 1.1 .549 .000 .602 117.6 85.7
Naadir Tharpe SO G 5-11 34 18.7 5.5 1.5 3.0 0.6 0.0 1.3 .353 .330 .889 102.4 96.6
Perry Ellis FR F 6-8 34 13.8 5.8 3.8 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5 .476 .667 .744 119.0 89.3
Jamari Traylor FR F 6-8 34 10.1 2.1 2.2 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.7 .417 .579 88.9 85.9
Andrew White JR G 6-6 24 5.2 2.3 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.5 .333 .278 .625 88.4 89.5
Rio Adams FR G 6-3 23 3.6 1.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.4 .400 .400 .385 78.2 92.8
Justin Wesley JR F 6-9 19 3.6 0.4 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 .500 .600 70.8 87.8
Evan Manning FR G 6-3 11 3.0 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3 .429 .333 81.5 87.7
Tyler Self FR G 6-2 10 2.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 .333 .000 .000 54.7 100.8
Niko Roberts JR G 5-11 14 2.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 .143 .000 .500 43.9 87.7
Christian Garrett SO G 6-3 13 2.1 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 .000 8.9 97.0

Credit: http://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/

SRS: Simple Rating System; a rating that takes into account average point differential and strength of schedule … SOS: Strength of Schedule … ORtg/A: Adjusted Offensive Rating; points per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … DRtg/A: Adjusted Defensive Rating; opponent points per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … NRtg/A: Adjusted New Rating; point differential per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … ORtg: Offensive Rating; an estimate of points produced per 100 individual possessions … DRtg: Defensive Rating; an estimate of points allowed per 100 individual possessions.