How to Watch Auburn vs. Kentucky Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – February 17

The No. 13 Auburn Tigers (20-5, 9-3 SEC) will look to build on a 14-game home winning streak when they take on the No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats (17-7, 7-4 SEC) on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Neville Arena. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN.

This game will be available on ESPN, so check it out.

Tigers vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, February 17, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Auburn, Alabama
  • Venue: Neville Arena

Tigers Insights

  • Auburn is giving up 66.9 points per game this season (53rd-ranked in college basketball), but it has really played well on offense, scoring 83.1 points per contest (20th-best).
  • This season, the Tigers are averaging 38.9 boards per game (48th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 34.3 rebounds per contest (148th-ranked).
  • Auburn has been piling up assists in 2023-24, ranking 10th-best in the country with 17.9 dimes per game.
  • The Tigers are committing 10.1 turnovers per game (69th-ranked in college basketball). They are forcing 12.6 turnovers per contest (87th-ranked).
  • With 7.9 three-pointers per game, Auburn ranks 133rd in the nation. It sports a 33.8% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 187th in college basketball.
  • The Tigers rank 21st-best in the nation by allowing a three-point shooting percentage of 29.8% to opposing teams. They rank 55th in college basketball by surrendering 6.2 three-pointers per contest.
  • Auburn has taken 61.9% two-pointers and 38.1% three-pointers this season. Of the team’s baskets, 72.6% are two-pointers and 27.4% are three-pointers.

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Wildcats Insights

  • Offensively, Kentucky is the third-best squad in college basketball (88.9 points per game). On defense, it is 326th (78.1 points conceded per game).
  • With 38.6 rebounds per game and 37.6 rebounds conceded, the Wildcats are 54th and 309th in the nation, respectively.
  • This season Kentucky is 12th-best in the country in assists at 17.7 per game.
  • In terms of turnovers, the Wildcats are 50th in college basketball in committing them (9.8 per game). They are 139th in forcing them (11.9 per game).
  • Kentucky is the 17th-best squad in the country in 3-pointers made (9.9 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (40.7%).
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 311th in the country in 3-pointers conceded (8.5 per game) and 86th in defensive 3-point percentage (32.0%).
  • In 2023-24, Kentucky has attempted 63.1% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 69.5% of Kentucky’s baskets have been 2-pointers, and 30.5% have been 3-pointers.

Tigers Leaders

  • Johni Broome leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding, tallying 16.2 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.
  • Tre Donaldson is Auburn’s best passer, distributing 3.5 assists per game while scoring 7.4 PPG.
  • Aden Holloway leads the Tigers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • K.D. Johnson and Broome lead Auburn on the defensive end, with Johnson leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Broome in blocks averaging 2.4 per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Antonio Reeves is at the top of the Wildcats scoring leaderboard with 19.4 points per game. He also pulls down 4.3 rebounds and dishes out 1.6 assists per game.
  • The Kentucky leaders in rebounding and assists are Tre Mitchell with 7.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 12.0 points and 3.1 assists per game) and Reed Sheppard with 4.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 12.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game).
  • Reeves knocks down 2.6 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wildcats.
  • Kentucky’s leader in steals is Sheppard (2.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mitchell (1.1 per game).
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