SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Auburn at South Carolina

South Carolina-Auburn basketball game preview

The Auburn Tigers visit South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday an important 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.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Auburn scores an average of 80.2 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 64.2 points per contest. South Carolina scores an average of 75.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.1 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Auburn 0.444 0.346 0.710 12.31 3.46 9.85 8.15 15.54 11.46
South Carolina 0.440 0.323 0.665 14.25 5.92 7.92 5.67 13.58 14.92
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Auburn 37.80 0.31 39.92 36.46 0.33 16.08 9.38 80.2 64.2
South Carolina 37.20 0.32 41.92 36.00 0.38 9.25 6.92 75.3 66.1

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3FG%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3FG%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor M– Average game scoring margin.
3 Pt Md PG– Three point shot made per game.
TM PPG– Average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
5. Smith, Jabari AUB 13 70 30 40 210 16.15
18. Johnson, K.D. AUB 13 53 19 42 167 12.85

Field Goal %

7. Smith, Jabari AUB 13 70 157 0.446

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
5. Smith, Jabari AUB 13 30 2.31
7. Reese V, James USC 10 21 2.1
8. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 13 25 1.92

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
9. Smith, Jabari AUB 13 40 48 0.833

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
7. Kessler, Walker AUB 13 29 68 97 7.46
9. Smith, Jabari AUB 13 9 81 90 6.92
15. Leveque, Wildens USC 10 30 32 62 6.20

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Auburn vs. South Carolina Basketball Series History

Auburn leads 27-19

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 K.D. Johnson G 6′-0″ 204 SO
1 Wendell Green Jr. G 5′-11″ 175 SO
2 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 JR
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 240 SO
10 Jabari Smith F 6′-10″ 220 FR
12 Zep Jasper G 6′-1″ 185 SR
13 Walker Kessler F 7′-1″ 245 SO
14 Preston Cook G 6′-4″ 205 SR
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 187 SO
21 Ty Cressman F 6′-7″ 244 JR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 215 JR
23 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 JR
24 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 JR
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 JR
31 Michael Whitmore G 5′-10″ 160 SO
33 Chase Maasdorp G 6′-0″ 175 JR
35 Devan Cambridge G 6′-6″ 215 JR
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 250 SO

South Carolina Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 James Reese V G 6′-4″ 170 SR
1 Jacobi Wright G 6′-2″ 180 FR
2 Chico Carter Jr. G 6′-3″ 189 JR
4 Tre-Vaughn Minott C 6′-9″ 270 SO
5 Jermaine Couisnard G 6′-4″ 211 JR
10 Erik Stevenson G 6′-4″ 209 SR
12 AJ Wilson F 6′-7″ 234 SR
13 Mike Green G 6′-2″ 190 JR
14 Brandon Martin F 6′-5″ 232 SR
15 Wildens Leveque F 6′-10″ 255 JR
21 Ja’Von Benson F 6′-7″ 250 SO
23 Devin Carter G 6′-3″ 188 FR
24 Keyshawn Bryant F 6′-6″ 187 SR
33 Josh Gray F 7′-0″ 255 SO
44 Ford Cooper Jr. G 6′-3″ 202 JR
55 Ta’Quan Woodley F 6′-8″ 280 FR

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Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Morehead State 54 Auburn 77
11/12/2021 UL Monroe 65 Auburn 93
11/19/2021 Auburn 58 South Florida 52
11/24/2021 UConn 115 Auburn 109
11/25/2021 Auburn 62 Loyola Chicago 53
11/26/2021 Syracuse 68 Auburn 89
12/1/2021 UCF 68 Auburn 85
12/4/2021 Yale 64 Auburn 86
12/11/2021 Nebraska 68 Auburn 99
12/14/2021 North Alabama 44 Auburn 70
12/18/2021 Auburn 74 Saint Louis 70
12/22/2021 Murray State 58 Auburn 71
12/29/2021 LSU 55 Auburn 70
1/4/2022 Auburn South Carolina
1/8/2022 Florida Auburn
1/11/2022 Auburn Alabama
1/15/2022 Auburn Ole Miss
1/19/2022 Georgia Auburn
1/22/2022 Kentucky Auburn
1/25/2022 Auburn Missouri
1/29/2022 Oklahoma Auburn
2/1/2022 Alabama Auburn
2/5/2022 Auburn Georgia
2/8/2022 Auburn Arkansas
2/12/2022 Texas A&M Auburn
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt Auburn
2/19/2022 Auburn Florida
2/23/2022 Ole Miss Auburn
2/26/2022 Auburn Tennessee
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 South Carolina Auburn

South Carolina Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 SC Upstate 60 South Carolina 78
11/12/2021 Princeton 62 South Carolina 66
11/14/2021 Western KY 64 South Carolina 75
11/18/2021 UAB 63 South Carolina 66
11/23/2021 Wofford 74 South Carolina 85
11/28/2021 Rider 58 South Carolina 65
12/1/2021 South Carolina 56 Coast Carolina 80
12/5/2021 Georgetown 67 South Carolina 80
12/12/2021 Florida State 65 South Carolina 66
12/14/2021 Allen Univ 51 South Carolina 110
12/18/2021 South Carolina 56 Clemson 70
12/22/2021 Army 75 South Carolina 105
12/29/2021 South Carolina State PPD South Carolina PPD
1/4/2022 Auburn South Carolina
1/8/2022 South Carolina Vanderbilt
1/11/2022 South Carolina Tennessee
1/15/2022 Florida South Carolina
1/18/2022 South Carolina Arkansas
1/22/2022 Georgia South Carolina
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt South Carolina
1/29/2022 South Carolina Texas A&M
2/1/2022 South Carolina Mississippi State
2/5/2022 Tennessee South Carolina
2/8/2022 Kentucky South Carolina
2/12/2022 South Carolina Georgia
2/15/2022 South Carolina Ole Miss
2/19/2022 LSU South Carolina
2/23/2022 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/26/2022 South Carolina Alabama
3/1/2022 Missouri South Carolina
3/5/2022 South Carolina Auburn

Columbia

Injuries and Suspensions

Auburn

[G] 12/29/2021 – Devan Cambridge is “?” ( COVID-19 )

South Carolina

[G] 12/22/2021 – Ford Cooper Jr. is “?” ( Undisclosed )
[G] 12/22/2021 – Jermaine Couisnard is “?” ( Undisclosed )
[G] 12/22/2021 – James Reese V is “?” ( COVID-19 )
[F] 12/22/2021 – Wildens Leveque is “?” ( COVID-19 )
[F] 12/16/2021 – AJ Wilson is out indefinitely ( Knee )

Source: statfox.com

Auburn-South Carolina Prediction

Auburn 79, South Carolina 78


Tuesday‘s game tips off at 6:30 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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