How to Watch Tennessee vs. Kentucky Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 9

Two hot teams hit the court when the No. 4 Tennessee Volunteers (24-6, 14-3 SEC) host the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats (22-8, 12-5 SEC) on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET. The Volunteers will put their seven-game win streak on the line against the Wildcats, winners of four straight.

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Volunteers vs. Wildcats Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Venue: Thompson-Boling Arena

Volunteers Insights

  • On offense, Tennessee is averaging 80.2 points per game (41st-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 67.1 points per contest at the other end (50th-ranked).
  • The Volunteers are pulling down 39.1 boards per game (34th-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 35.1 rebounds per contest (194th-ranked).
  • Tennessee has been one of the best teams in college basketball in terms of assists, as it is collecting 16.9 per game (20th-best in college basketball).
  • The Volunteers rank 70th in college basketball with 10 turnovers per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 89th with 12.4 forced turnovers per contest.
  • So far this season, Tennessee is draining 8.6 treys per game (64th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 34.7% (139th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • The Volunteers are surrendering 7.5 threes per game this year (209th-ranked in college basketball), and they are allowing a 30.6% three-point percentage (24th-best).
  • Tennessee is attempting 36.4 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 59.4% of the shots it has taken (and 68.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, it is attempting 24.9 treys per contest, which are 40.6% of its shots (and 31.2% of the team’s buckets).

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Wildcats Insights

  • Offensively, Kentucky is the third-best team in the nation (89.7 points per game). But on defense it is 21st-worst (79.1 points conceded per game).
  • The Wildcats are 72nd in college basketball in rebounds per game (37.6) and 282nd in rebounds allowed (36.6).
  • This season Kentucky is 10th-best in the nation in assists at 17.6 per game.
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 77th in college basketball in turnovers committed (10.1 per game) and 113th in turnovers forced (12).
  • Beyond the arc, Kentucky is 18th-best in the nation in 3-pointers made per game at 9.7. And it is second-best in 3-point percentage at 40.8%.
  • In 2023-24, the Wildcats are 287th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (8.2 per game) and 100th in defensive 3-point percentage (32.3%).
  • In 2023-24, Kentucky has taken 36.7% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.3% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 30% of Kentucky’s baskets have been 3-pointers, and 70% have been 2-pointers.

Volunteers Leaders

  • The Volunteers scoring leader is Dalton Knecht, who averages 20.7 per contest to go with 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Tennessee’s leading rebounder is Jonas Aidoo averaging 7.6 boards per game and its best passer is Zakai Zeigler and his 5.9 assists per game.
  • The Volunteers get the most three-point shooting production out of Knecht, who knocks down 2.4 threes per game.
  • The Tennessee steals leader is Zeigler, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Aidoo, who compiles 1.8 rejections per contest.

Wildcats Leaders

  • Antonio Reeves racks up 20 points per game and is the top scorer for the Wildcats.
  • Tre Mitchell puts up a stat line of 7.1 rebounds, 11.2 points and 2.9 assists per game for Kentucky to take the top rebound spot on the team. Reed Sheppard holds the top spot for assists with 4.5 per game, adding 12.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per matchup.
  • Reeves is reliable from three-point range and leads the Wildcats with 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Kentucky’s leader in steals is Sheppard (2.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Mitchell (1.1 per game).
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