SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-Ole Miss basketball preview

The Ole Miss Rebels battle the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday in Nashville in a crucial SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Vanderbilt

Arena Name: Memorial Gym

Capacity: 14,316

Year Opened: 1952

Memorial Gym

Game Date/Time

Saturday, February 4, 2023, 1:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Ole Miss
67.1
67.7
-0.6
40.9
42.8
68.2
29.8
11.5
5.9
16.9
19.7
42.6
35.5
16.3
2.4
12.1
24.4
36.4
1.0
12.3
0.479
Vanderbilt
70.6
72.0
-1.4
45.5
41.6
72.3
32.1
12.9
8.0
17.9
25.0
44.0
32.3
17.0
1.0
11.8
24.8
36.6
1.0
10.9
0.484

Players and Stats

Ole Miss

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Matthew Murrell 11 JR G 6-4 200 14.9 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 2.5 Ast
Jaemyn Brakefield 4 JR F 6-8 216 9.3 Pts, 5.0 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Amaree Abram 1 FR G 6-4 8.5 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Myles Burns 3 SR F 6-6 6.5 Pts, 6.2 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Jayveous McKinnis 0 SR F 6-7 220 5.5 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 0.4 Ast
TJ Caldwell 2 FR G 6-4 5.4 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Daeshun Ruffin 24 SO G 5-9 160 9.5 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 3.2 Ast
Robert Allen 21 SR F 6-8 230 3.5 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Theo Akwuba 10 SR C 6-11 225 2.8 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.2 Ast
James White 5 SO G 6-5 190 2.9 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Tye Fagan 14 SR G 6-3 195 2.9 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Josh Mballa 33 SR F 6-7 220 3.4 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Malique Ewin 12 FR F 6-10 1.4 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Davis Ambuehl 45 FR F 6-7
Cam Brent 55 FR G 5-4
Robert Cowherd 13 FR G 6-5
Bert Passman 23 FR F 6-6

Vanderbilt

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Liam Robbins 21 SR F 7-0 235 13.0 Pts, 5.9 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Tyrin Lawrence 0 JR G 6-4 190 10.7 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Myles Stute 10 JR F 6-7 215 10.1 Pts, 5.4 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Jordan Wright 4 SR G 5-7 10.3 Pts, 4.2 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Ezra Manjon 5 SR G 5-11 170 8.6 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 3.1 Ast
Trey Thomas 12 JR G 5-11 165 6.6 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Colin Smith 1 FR F 6-8 215 3.6 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Quentin Millora-Brown 42 SR F 6-10 229 3.4 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Emmanuel Ansong 20 SR F 6-4 195 2.9 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Noah Shelby 2 FR G 6-3 180 3.9 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Malik Dia 23 FR F 6-9 240 3.1 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Paul Lewis 3 FR G 6-2 170 3.2 Pts, 1.2 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Lee Dort 34 FR F 6-10 255 2.1 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Miles Keeffe 25 FR G 6-5 185 0.7 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Graham Calton 22 SO G 6-5 200 0.0 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Adrian Samuels 11 FR G 6-5 170 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Ole Miss Vanderbilt
ESPN BPI 91 106
Sagarin 102 91
Massey Composite 112 93

Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt Basketball Series History

Vanderbilt leads 78-48

Ole Miss Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jayveous McKinnis F 6′-7″ 225 SR Pearl, MS
1 Amaree Abram G 6′-4″ 190 FR Port Arthur, TX
2 TJ Caldwell G 6′-4″ 190 FR Dallas, TX
3 Myles Burns F 6′-6″ 210 SR Houston, TX
4 Jaemyn Brakefield F 6′-8″ 220 JR Jackson, MS
5 James White G 6′-5″ 190 SO Conyers, GA
10 Theo Akwuba F 6′-11″ 225 SR Montgomery, AL
11 Matthew Murrell G 6′-4″ 200 JR Memphis, TN
12 Malique Ewin F 6′-10″ 220 FR Lawrenceville, GA
13 Robert Cowherd G 6′-5″ 195 FR Grayson, GA
14 Tye Fagan G 6′-3″ 198 SR Logtown, GA
21 Robert Allen F 6′-8″ 230 SR Orlando, FL
24 Daeshun Ruffin G 5′-9″ 160 SO Jackson, MS
33 Josh Mballa F 6′-7″ 220 SR

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 200 JR Monticello, GA
1 Colin Smith F 6′-8″ 215 FR Dallas, TX
2 Noah Shelby G 6′-3″ 180 FR Mckinney, TX
3 Paul Lewis G 6′-2″ 170 FR Woodbridge, VA
4 Jordan Wright G 6′-6″ 220 SR Baton Rouge, LA
5 Ezra Manjon G 6′-0″ 170 SR Antioch, CA
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 215 JR Washington, DC
11 Adrian Samuels G 6′-5″ 170 FR Nashville, TN
12 Trey Thomas G 6′-0″ 160 JR Durham, ON
20 Emmanuel Ansong F 6′-4″ 195 SR Bordentown, NJ
21 Liam Robbins F 7′-0″ 250 SR Davenport, IA
22 Graham Calton G 6′-6″ 205 SO Charlotte, NC
23 Malik Dia F 6′-9″ 240 FR Murfreesboro, TN
25 Miles Keeffe G 6′-5″ 185 FR Novato, CA
34 Lee Dort F 6′-10″ 255 FR Mckinney, TX
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 245 SR Lorton, VA

Ole Miss Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Alcorn St 58 Ole Miss 73
11/11/2022 FAU 67 Ole Miss 80
11/15/2022 Chattanooga 58 Ole Miss 70
11/18/2022 UT Martin 68 Ole Miss 72
11/24/2022 Ole Miss 72 Stanford 68
11/24/2022 Siena 62 Ole Miss 74
12/3/2022 Ole Miss 57 Memphis 68
12/10/2022 Valparaiso 61 Ole Miss 98
12/14/2022 UCF 72 Ole Miss 61
12/17/2022 Temple 55 Ole Miss 63
12/20/2022 North Alabama 65 Ole Miss 66
12/28/2022 Tennessee 63 Ole Miss 59
1/3/2023 Ole Miss 62 Alabama 84
1/7/2023 Ole Miss 54 Mississippi State 64
1/10/2023 Auburn 82 Ole Miss 73
1/14/2023 Georgia 62 Ole Miss 58
1/17/2023 Ole Miss 70 South Carolina 58
1/21/2023 Ole Miss 59 Arkansas 69
1/24/2023 Missouri 89 Ole Miss 77
1/28/2023 Ole Miss 60 Oklahoma St 82
1/31/2023 Kentucky 75 Ole Miss 66
2/4/2023 Ole Miss Vanderbilt
2/7/2023 Ole Miss Georgia
2/11/2023 South Carolina Ole Miss
2/15/2023 Ole Miss Florida
2/18/2023 Mississippi State Ole Miss
2/22/2023 Ole Miss Auburn
2/25/2023 LSU Ole Miss
2/28/2023 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/4/2023 Ole Miss Missouri
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Memphis 76 Vanderbilt 67
11/11/2022 Southern Miss 60 Vanderbilt 48
11/15/2022 Vanderbilt 89 Temple 87
11/18/2022 Morehead St 43 Vanderbilt 76
11/23/2022 Saint Mary’s 75 Vanderbilt 65
11/24/2022 Fresno St 59 Vanderbilt 67
11/30/2022 Vanderbilt 65 VCU 70
12/3/2022 Wofford 62 Vanderbilt 65
12/7/2022 Pitt 74 Vanderbilt 75
12/9/2022 Grambling 64 Vanderbilt 62
12/17/2022 NC State 70 Vanderbilt 66
12/22/2022 Alabama A&M 62 Vanderbilt 70
12/30/2022 SE Louisiana 55 Vanderbilt 93
1/3/2023 South Carolina 79 Vanderbilt 84
1/7/2023 Vanderbilt 82 Missouri 85
1/10/2023 Vanderbilt 68 Tennessee 77
1/14/2023 Arkansas 84 Vanderbilt 97
1/17/2023 Alabama 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/21/2023 Vanderbilt 85 Georgia 82
1/24/2023 Kentucky 69 Vanderbilt 53
1/28/2023 Vanderbilt 66 Texas A&M 72
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt 44 Alabama 101
2/4/2023 Ole Miss Vanderbilt
2/8/2023 Tennessee Vanderbilt
2/11/2023 Vanderbilt Florida
2/14/2023 Vanderbilt South Carolina
2/18/2023 Auburn Vanderbilt
2/22/2023 Vanderbilt LSU
2/25/2023 Florida Vanderbilt
3/1/2023 Vanderbilt Kentucky
3/4/2023 Mississippi State Vanderbilt
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Ole Miss

[G] Daeshun Ruffin (Personal) – Out
[G] Matthew Murrell (Knee) – Questionable
[F] Malique Ewin (Personal) – Out

Vanderbilt

[G] Jordan Wright (Concussion) – Probable
[F] Lee Dort (Foot) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Ole Miss-Vanderbilt Prediction

Vanderbilt 77, Ole Miss 74

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 1:00 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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