Around the SEC

Posted by DANIEL SHIRLEY on January 6, 2012 


Standings
                                 SEC         All   
                              W    L      W    L
Kentucky              0    0      14    1
Mississippi St.    0    0      13    2
Florida                  0    0      12    3
Alabama               0    0      11    3
Arkansas              0    0      11    3
Auburn                  0    0      10    4
LSU                       0    0      10    4
Mississippi           0    0      10    4
Vanderbilt              0    0      10    4
Georgia                  0    0        9    5
South Carolina      0    0       8    6
Tennessee             0    0       7    7

Saturday
Florida at Tennessee, 11 a.m.
Mississippi at LSU, 1:30 p.m.
Auburn at Vanderbilt, 1:30 p.m.
South Carolina at Kentucky, 4 p.m.
Alabama at Georgia, 7 p.m.
Mississippi State at Arkansas, 9 p.m.

Around the SEC
Alabama: Eight different players had a steal in the Crimson Tide’s win over Georgia Tech on Tuesday.
Arkansas: The Razorbacks ride a six-game winning streak into conference play.
Auburn: The Tigers’ 85-56 loss to Florida State on Wednesday included a 20-0 Seminoles run in the first half.
Florida: No Gators opponent has shot better than 50 percent this season.
Georgia: The Bulldogs have won their past five games.
Kentucky: Michael Kidd-Gilchrest had career-highs with 24 points and 19 rebounds against Louisville on Saturday.
LSU: The Tigers had their seven-game winning streak snapped Monday night by Virginia.
Mississippi: The Rebels open conference play on the road for the 11th time in 14 years.
Mississippi State: Dee Bost became the Bulldogs’ all-time assist leader Saturday against Utah State.
South Carolina: The Gamecocks have won five of their past six games.
Tennessee: Memphis’ 69-51 win Wednesday snapped the Vols’ four-game winning streak.
Vanderbilt: The Commodores have hit a 3-pointer in 810 straight games.

By the numbers
• Florida leads the conference in scoring average with 85.4 points per game (Kentucky is the only other team averaging more than 80).
• Alabama leads in scoring defense, allowing 55.6 points per game (all 12 SEC teams are allowing fewer than 70).
• Kentucky leads in scoring margin, field goal percentage and field goal percentage defense.
• Vanderbilt’s John Jenkins leads in scoring with 20.5 points per game.
• Mississippi State’s Arnett Moultrie leads in rebounding at 11.4.

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