Louisville will take on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels on Saturday in an attempt to bounce back from a no-show effort in Madison Square Garden vs. Texas Tech.

EKU is an in-state opponent that is STRUGGLING in the early stages of the 2019-2020 season. The Colonels are just 3-6 on the season with wins over Chattanooga, OU-Chillicothe, and Alice Lloyd…. the losses have come to Kentucky, WKU, FIU, Cleveland State, USC Upstate and NKU.

Here are the stats:

LouisvilleEastern Kentucky
Strength of Schedule (Ken Pom)148th216th
PPG75.1 (80th)63.4 (289th)
Avg Scoring Margin16.3 (17th)-14.7 (319th)
Field Goal %48.1% (26th)35.6% (345th)
Effective FG%55.1% (25th)41.3% (343rd)
2-pt FG %54.6% (46th)40.9% (338th)
3-pt FG %37.3% (49th)28.0% (311th)
FT %73.0% (92nd)72.9% (94th)
Team Fouls Per Game16.3 (100th)21.7 (335th)
Opp Team Fouls Per Game16.5 (249th)18.4 (132nd)
FT Attempted Per Game18.5 (177th)20.6 (101st)
Opp FT Attempted Per Game15.2 (74th)25.3 (336th)
Opp Shooting %35.7% (5th)47.1% (298th)
Opp Effective FG%41.1% (5th)52.2% (271st)
Opp 2-pt FG %41.3% (20th)56.2% (327th)
Opp 3-Pt FG %27.2% (19th)29.6% (64th)
Rebound Rate55.1% (30th)43.4% (339th)
Assists Per Game15.0 (57th)9.4 (326th)
Turnovers Per Game12.4 (75th)19.0 (350th)
Blocks Per Game2.6 (214th)2.3 (270th)
Steals Per Game5.0 (306th)9.0 (22nd)
Opp Turnovers Per Game11.2 (318th)20.0 (3rd)
Opp Blocks Per Game2.1 (28th)3.4 (209th)
Opp Steals Per Game5.6 (79th)9.1 (343rd)
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