SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: South Carolina at Tennessee

South Carolina-Tennessee basketball game preview

South Carolina visits Tennessee on Wednesday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, team ratings, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

NOTE: This game’s day and start time were moved. It will start at 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday.

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Team Statistical Comparison

South Carolina scores an average of 74.1 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 76.3 points per contest. Tennessee scores an average of 72.8 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.7 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
South Carolina 42.5 31.2 65.1 194 40.6 8.7 3.7 13.6 15.7
South Carolina OPP 44.4 34.2 75.4 153 41.3 7.7 4.6 13.8 17.1
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Tennessee 44.6 34.2 73.8 201 39.1 7.2 4.7 14.8 11.8
Tennessee OPP 40.2 29.9 72.2 176 36.8 6.2 2.3 10.0 15.8

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPG=Rebounds per game; SPG=Steals per game; BPG=Blocked shots per game; APG=Assists per game; TOPG=Turnovers per game.

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Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F.Name L.Name Team PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
AJ Lawson USC 17.9 42.7 36.2 66.7
Keyshawn Bryant USC 14.1 51.5 20.0 66.7
Jaden Springer TEN 12.2 51.4 53.6 75.0
Keon Johnson TEN 10.1 44.0 29.0 68.9
Victor Bailey TEN 9.7 40.0 29.6 84.1
Jermaine Couisnard USC 9.7 29.0 27.3 52.5
John Fulkerson TEN 9.7 52.3 0.0 77.4

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
AJ Lawson USC 22 1.6
Jermaine Couisnard USC 20 1.4
Josiah-Jordan James TEN 27 1.4
Seventh Woods USC 18 1.3
Santiago Vescovi TEN 23 1.2
Jaden Springer TEN 19 1.1
Keyshawn Bryant USC 12 1.0
Keon Johnson TEN 19 1.0

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Yves Pons TEN 29 1.6
Jalyn McCreary USC 13 1.3
Josiah-Jordan James TEN 20 1.1
Keyshawn Bryant USC 12 1.0
Wildens Leveque USC 10 0.7
Justin Minaya USC 10 0.7
John Fulkerson TEN 12 0.6
Jaden Springer TEN 9 0.5

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Justin Minaya USC 55 96 6.9
Josiah-Jordan James TEN 77 114 6.0
John Fulkerson TEN 76 110 5.8
Keyshawn Bryant USC 42 63 5.3
Wildens Leveque USC 40 74 5.3
Yves Pons TEN 59 85 4.7
AJ Lawson USC 46 61 4.4

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South Carolina vs. Tennessee Basketball Series History

Tennessee leads 47-28.

College Basketball Ratings

Source South Carolina Tennessee
NCAA NET 111 12
Sagarin 90 15
ESPN BPI 86 11
Ken Pomeroy 83 16
Massey Composite 103 12

South Carolina Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 AJ Lawson G 6′-6″ 178 JR
1 T.J. Moss G 6′-4″ 195 SO
2 Trey Anderson F 6′-6″ 203 SO
4 Jalyn McCreary F 6′-7″ 225 SO
5 Jermaine Couisnard G 6′-4″ 211 SO
10 Justin Minaya F 6′-6″ 215 JR
12 Trae Hannibal G 6′-2″ 217 SO
13 Mike Green G 6′-1″ 188 SO
14 Nathan Nelson F 6′-6″ 189 JR
15 Wildens Leveque F 6′-11″ 230 SO
20 Alanzo Frink F 6′-7″ 260 JR
21 Ja’Von Benson F 6′-7″ 251 FR
23 Seventh Woods G 6′-2″ 189 SR
24 Keyshawn Bryant F 6′-5″ 197 JR
44 Ford Cooper Jr. G 6′-3″ 183 SO

Tennessee Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Davonte Gaines G 6′-7″ 181 SO
3 Drew Pember F 6′-10″ 190 SO
5 Josiah-Jordan James G 6′-6″ 207 SO
10 John Fulkerson F 6′-9″ 215 SR
11 Jaden Springer G 6′-4″ 204 FR
12 Victor Bailey Jr. G 6′-4″ 179 JR
13 Olivier Nkamhoua F 6′-8″ 223 SO
21 Kent Gilbert G 6′-1″ 164 FR
24 Isaiah Sulack G 6′-5″ 170 SO
25 Santiago Vescovi G 6′-3″ 188 SO
30 Brock Jancek F 6′-8″ 222 JR
32 Cole Morris F 6′-9″ 192 FR
33 Uros Plavsic F 7′-0″ 262 SO
35 Yves Pons G 6′-6″ 215 SR
45 Keon Johnson G 6′-5″ 186 FR
55 E.J. Anosike F 6′-7″ 245 SR

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South Carolina Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/28/2020* South Carolina 62 Liberty 78
11/29/2020* South Carolina 69 Tulsa 58
12/5/2020 South Carolina 67 Houston 77
12/10/2020 Wofford PPD South Carolina PPD
12/14/2020 South Carolina PPD G Washington PPD
12/19/2020 Clemson PPD South Carolina PPD
12/23/2020 SC State 60 Tennessee 80
12/29/2020 South Carolina PPD Kentucky PPD
1/2/2021 Florida A&M 71 South Carolina 78
1/6/2021 Texas A&M 54 South Carolina 78
1/9/2021 South Carolina PPD Ole Miss PPD
1/12/2021 Tennessee PPD South Carolina PPD
1/16/2021 South Carolina 80 LSU 85
1/19/2021 South Carolina 70 Missouri 81
1/23/2021 Auburn 109 South Carolina 86
1/27/2021 Georgia 59 South Carolina 83
1/30/2021 South Carolina 81 Vanderbilt 93
2/3/2021 South Carolina 72 Florida 66
2/6/2021 Mississippi State 75 South Carolina 59
2/9/2021 Alabama 81 South Carolina 78
2/13/2021 Ole Miss 81 South Carolina 74
2/16/2021 South Carolina Tennessee
2/20/2021 Missouri South Carolina
2/24/2021 South Carolina Mississippi State
2/27/2021 South Carolina Georgia
3/2/2021 Arkansas South Carolina

Tennessee Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
12/8/2020 Colorado 47 Tennessee 56
12/12/2020 Cincinnati 56 Tennessee 65
12/15/2020 Appalachian St 38 Tennessee 79
12/18/2020 Tennessee Tech 49 Tennessee 103
12/21/2020 Saint Joseph’s 66 Tennessee 102
12/22/2020 SC Upstate PPD Tennessee PPD
12/30/2020 Tennessee 73 Missouri 53
1/2/2021 Alabama 71 Tennessee 63
1/6/2021 Arkansas 74 Tennessee 79
1/9/2021 Tennessee 68 Texas A&M 54
1/12/2021 Tennessee PPD South Carolina PPD
1/12/2021 Tennessee PPD Vanderbilt PPD
1/16/2021 Vanderbilt 61 Tennessee 81
1/19/2021 Tennessee 49 Florida 75
1/23/2021 Missouri 73 Tennessee 64
1/26/2021 Mississippi St 53 Tennessee 56
1/30/2021 Kansas 61 Tennessee 80
2/2/2021 Tennessee 50 Ole Miss 52
2/6/2021 Tennessee 82 Kentucky 71
2/10/2021 Georgia 81 Tennessee 89
2/10/2021 Florida PPD Tennessee PPD
2/13/2021 Tennessee 65 LSU 78
2/16/2021 South Carolina Tennessee
2/20/2021 Kentucky Tennessee
2/27/2021 Tennessee Auburn

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Injuries and Suspensions

South Carolina

[G] 02/14/2021 – Jermaine Couisnard is “?” (Foot)
[F] 01/26/2021 – Alanzo Frink is out for season (Medical)

Tennessee

[F] 02/13/2021 – Corey Walker Jr. is “?” (Undisclosed)

Source: statfox.com

South Carolina-Tennessee Prediction

Tennessee 77, South Carolina 66


Wednesday‘s game tips off at 9:00 PM ET. TV: SEC NETWORK.

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