SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Tennessee-Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt visits Tennessee on Tuesday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game along with a prediction of the game’s final score.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TO
Vanderbilt 0.430 0.330 0.682 218 788 285 169 88 307
Vanderbilt OPP 0.465 0.351 0.729 232 872 312 132 85 334
Tennessee 0.428 0.306 0.753 241 852 355 146 141 317
Tennessee OPP 0.391 0.316 0.700 251 817 239 176 73 320

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Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Saben Lee Vanderbilt 24 17.0 139.0 104 26
Scotty Pippen Jr. Vanderbilt 24 11.3 78.0 91 23
Maxwell Evans Vanderbilt 24 8.3 68.0 31 33
Dylan Disu Vanderbilt 24 6.9 56.0 18 36
Jordan Wright Vanderbilt 24 4.9 40.0 32 5
Ejike Obinna Vanderbilt 23 3.7 33.0 18 0
Matthew Moyer Vanderbilt 24 2.0 17.0 10 5

Vanderbilt Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG    
PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG
Dylan Disu Vanderbilt 24 115.0 139.0 5.8
Ejike Obinna Vanderbilt 40 56.0 96.0 4.2
Maxwell Evans Vanderbilt 17 61.0 78.0 3.3
Saben Lee Vanderbilt 12 64.0 76.0 3.2
Scotty Pippen Jr. Vanderbilt 12 59.0 71.0 3.0
Aaron Nesmith Vanderbilt 11 57.0 68.0 4.9
Jordan Wright Vanderbilt 19 39.0 58.0 2.4
Clevon Brown Vanderbilt 22 32.0 54.0 6.0
Matthew Moyer Vanderbilt 10 43.0 53.0 2.2
Braelee Albert Vanderbilt 12 7.0 19.0 1.6
Oton Jankovic Vanderbilt 3 8.0 11.0 0.8
Jon Jossell Vanderbilt 0 3.0 3.0 0.6
Isaiah Rice Vanderbilt 1 0.0 1.0 0.1

Tennessee Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM GP PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Jordan Bowden Tennessee 24 13.2 107.0 67 36
John Fulkerson Tennessee 24 12.3 112.0 71 0
Yves Pons Tennessee 24 11.2 102.0 39 25
Josiah-Jordan James Tennessee 20 7.8 53.0 28 22
Olivier Nkamhoua Tennessee 24 4.0 39.0 16 1
Jalen Johnson Tennessee 24 3.4 25.0 15 17
Davonte Gaines Tennessee 22 2.5 13.0 26 3
Drew Pember Tennessee 19 1.5 8.0 10 3

Tennessee Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG    
PLAYER TEAM OR DR TR RPG
John Fulkerson Tennessee 48 97.0 145.0 6.0
Yves Pons Tennessee 38 81.0 119.0 5.0
Josiah-Jordan James Tennessee 20 94.0 114.0 5.7
Jordan Bowden Tennessee 11 88.0 99.0 4.1
Olivier Nkamhoua Tennessee 32 50.0 82.0 3.4
Jalen Johnson Tennessee 11 40.0 51.0 2.1
Santiago Vescovi Tennessee 9 36.0 45.0 3.8
Davonte Gaines Tennessee 9 31.0 40.0 1.8
Lamonte Turner Tennessee 7 32.0 39.0 3.5
Drew Pember Tennessee 10 12.0 22.0 1.2
Uros Plavsic Tennessee 7 5.0 12.0 1.3
Zach Kent Tennessee 0 2.0 2.0 1.0
Jacob Fleschman Tennessee 1 0.0 1.0 0.2
Brock Jancek Tennessee 1 0.0 1.0 0.2

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NCAA RPI

Vanderbilt: 154

Tennessee: 62

Vanderbilt Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Saben Lee G 6′-2″ 183 JR Phoenix, AZ
1 Dylan Disu F 6′-9″ 220 FR Pflugerville, TX
2 Scotty Pippen Jr. G 6′-1″ 170 FR Los Angeles, CA
3 Maxwell Evans G 6′-2″ 190 JR Houston, TX
4 Jordan Wright G 6′-5″ 226 FR Baton Rouge, LA
5 D.J. Harvey G 6′-6″ 235 SO Bowie, MD
10 Drew Weikert G 6′-0″ 170 SO Nashville, TN
13 Matthew Moyer F 6′-8″ 229 JR Gahanna, OH
14 Isaiah Rice G 5′-11″ 195 JR Indianapolis, IN
15 Clevon Brown F 6′-8″ 232 SR San Antonio, TX
20 Trace Arbuckle G 6′-2″ 170 JR Carmel, IN
21 Jon Jossell G 5′-9″ 160 SR Arcadia, OK
24 Aaron Nesmith F 6′-6″ 213 SO Charleston, SC
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 229 FR Lorton, VA
50 Ejike Obinna F 6′-10″ 243 SO Enugu, Nigeria
55 Oton Jankovic F 6′-10″ 212 FR Napa, CA

Tennessee Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Davonte Gaines G 6′-7″ 178 FR Buffalo, NY
1 Lamonte Turner G 6′-2″ 187 SR Florence, AL
3 Drew Pember F 6′-9″ 207 FR Knoxville, TN
4 Jacob Fleschman G 6′-3″ 176 JR Austin, TX
5 Josiah-Jordan James G 6′-6″ 208 FR Charleston, SC
10 John Fulkerson F 6′-9″ 212 JR Kingsport, TN
12 Victor Bailey Jr. G 6′-4″ 186 JR Austin, TX
13 Jalen Johnson G 6′-6″ 196 JR Durham, NC
21 Olivier Nkamhoua F 6′-8″ 224 FR Cumberland, MD
23 Jordan Bowden G 6′-5″ 193 SR Knoxville, TN
30 Brock Jancek F 6′-8″ 222 SO Knoxville, TN
33 Zach Kent F 6′-11″ 235 SO Magnolia, DE
34 Uros Plavsic F 7′-0″ 240 FR Chattanooga, TN
35 Yves Pons G 6′-6″ 215 JR Paris, FR

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Scouting Report


Vanderbilt (9-16, 1-11 SEC): Vandy’s Aaron Nesmith (23 ppg) is the Commodore’s and SEC’s leading scorer, however, he is out for the season with an injury. In his absence Saben Lee (17.0 ppg) has taken over that role. Freshman forward Dylan Disu leads Vandy in rebounding 5.8 rpg. For the season Vandy is shooting 43.3% from the field, 33.0% from 3-point range and 68.2% from the free throw line. Vandy is eighth in the SEC in scoring averaging 72.3 points a game. The Commodores are 12th in the SEC in scoring defense allowing 74.3 point per contest. Vandy is dead last in field goal percentage defense (46.5%) and also last in 3-point shooting defense (35.1%).

Tennessee (14-11, 6-6 SEC): Jordan Bowden leads the Vols in scoring at 13.2 points per contest. John Fulkerson is the Vols’ second leading scorer for the season averaging 12.3 points per game. Fulkerson also leads the Vols in rebounding pulling down 6.0 boards a game. Tennessee is currently No. 1 in the SEC in scoring defense (62.1 ppg). A big reason for that is that the Vols are very stingy at allowing opponents to make field goals (39.1%, No. 3 SEC). For the season, the Vols are hitting 42.8% of their field goals, 30.6% of 3-point shots and 75.4% of free throws.

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Prediction

Tennessee 68, Vanderbilt 59


Tuesday‘s game tips off at 6:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. CT). TV: SEC Network.

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