The top two 2020 recruitment classes will be on display on Saturday in the first match of two CBS Sports Classic games. Kentucky And number 22 North Carolina See you in a team battle that shows similarities this season. Both teams are expecting freshman production and are experiencing some frustration as a result of their youth early in the 2020-21 season.
North Carolina came in with a 4-2 record, but only one of its wins opposed the top 100 Ken Pom team, and the Tar Heels last Saturday. North Carolina Central Before squeezing the 73-67 victory.They haven’t played since then and aim to forcefully end the non-conference slate before starting the league match. North Carolina on Tuesday.
Kentucky is 1-4, the only win is low Morehead Wildcats struggled during a non-conference schedule featuring six consecutive games with the top 100 Ken Pom teams leading to the start of SEC play. However, despite the early season blues, these two prestigious programs are still talented and highly motivated for the 2020-21 season. Six of the last nine games in the series scored less than five points, and it’s no wonder it’s also a thriller.
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- When: Saturday, December 19th, 2:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
- Where: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio
- TV set: CBS | Live stream: CBSSports.com, CBS Sports App (freedom)
- There: CBS Sports app (Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast)
Kentucky: John Calipari looks at Terence Clark’s wings to score points in the game as Wildcats are stuck between 62 and 64 points in every match during four consecutive losses. I’m aiming. But no matter who brought the ball, Kentucky will need a better outdoor shot as 24.7% of the 3-point shoot clips are ranked 313th across the country over the weekend. The good news is that Tar Heels’ border defenses are sensitive. Iowa Hit 17 out of 40 attempts from a range of 3 points. Kentucky may look good. But can it attack them?
North Carolina: So far, four players average 11-12 points per game, and North Carolina is incredibly balanced throughout the six games.Group efforts did not have to be partly with major repeaters Garrison Brooks We’re fighting some injury issues, but it’s also a sign that Tar Heels has more legitimate scoring options than they did during last year’s disastrous 14-19 campaign. However, don’t assume that the UNC offense is running smoothly. Tar Heels has turned the ball more than 99 times and has only 75 assists during the season as the 5-star freshman point guard Calebrab still feels adapted to college basketball.
Kentucky vs North Carolina Prediction, Pick
North Carolina Tar Heels-2.5
Kentucky hasn’t yet shown that they can win a close match, but North Carolina has won at least 67-63. Stanford Under that belt. Tar Heels has a little more veteran experience and better depth, especially on the front coat. Both teams love to attack the basket, so you might find it worthwhile in a game where there may be a lot of fouls. Prediction: North Carolina 71, Kentucky 66
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