SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: South Carolina at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-South Carolina basketball game preview

The South Carolina Gamecocks visit the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday in Nashville in a key 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

South Carolina scores an average of 74.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 67.2 points per contest. Vanderbilt scores an average of 70.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.7 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
South Carolina 0.438 0.331 0.662 14.00 5.31 7.77 5.46 13.77 15.31
Vanderbilt 0.408 0.303 0.726 12.08 2.54 7.46 2.85 10.85 12.54
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
South Carolina 0.383 0.320 41.15 35.85 0.37 7.38 7.15 74.6 67.2
Vanderbilt 0.397 0.311 36.85 34.31 0.33 8.62 7.92 70.3 61.7

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.
1. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 80 23 56 239 18.38
19. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 54 14 41 163 12.54

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
9. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 80 184 0.435

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
7. Reese V, James USC 11 23 2.09
11. Stute, Myles Vandy 13 24 1.85
11. Stevenson, Erik USC 13 24 1.85
15. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 23 1.77

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
2. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 41 47 0.872
15. Carter, Devin USC 12 32 44 0.727

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
12. Leveque, Wildens USC 11 32 37 69 6.27
14. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 26 53 79 6.08
18. Millora-Brown, Quentin Vandy 13 35 42 77 5.92

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South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt Basketball Series History

Vanderbilt leads 32-29

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

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 195 SO
1 Peyton Daniels G 6′-2″ 185 FR
2 Scotty Pippen Jr. G 6′-3″ 185 JR
3 Rodney Chatman G 6′-1″ 215 SR
4 Jordan Wright F 6′-6″ 215 JR
5 Shane Dezonie G 6′-5″ 215 FR
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 210 SO
11 Gabe Dorsey G 6′-6″ 215 FR
12 Trey Thomas G 5′-11″ 160 SO
15 Terren Frank F 6′-8″ 240 SO
20 Max Adelman F 6′-5″ 205 SO
21 Liam Robbins C 7′-0″ 250 SR
22 Graham Calton G 6′-5″ 200 FR
23 Jamaine Mann G 6′-6″ 230 SO
33 Drew Weikert G 6′-0″ 170 SR
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 235 SR

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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 81 South Carolina 66
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

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 Alabama State 72 Vanderbilt 91
11/14/2021 Texas State 60 Vanderbilt 79
11/17/2021 VCU 48 Vanderbilt 37
11/20/2021 Winthrop 63 Vanderbilt 77
11/24/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Pittsburgh 52
11/29/2021 Miss Valley St 36 Vanderbilt 75
12/4/2021 Vanderbilt 72 SMU 84
12/7/2021 Temple 72 Vanderbilt 68
12/10/2021 Loyola Chicago 69 Vanderbilt 58
12/18/2021 Austin Peay 51 Vanderbilt 77
12/23/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Hawai’i 54
12/24/2021 Vanderbilt 69 BYU 67
12/25/2021 Vanderbilt Canc. Stanford Canc.
1/4/2022 Vanderbilt 75 Arkansas 74
1/8/2022 South Carolina Vanderbilt
1/11/2022 Kentucky Vanderbilt
1/15/2022 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/18/2022 Tennessee Vanderbilt
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt Florida
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt South Carolina
1/29/2022 Georgia Vanderbilt
2/2/2022 Vanderbilt Kentucky
2/5/2022 LSU Vanderbilt
2/8/2022 Missouri Vanderbilt
2/12/2022 Vanderbilt Tennessee
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt Auburn
2/19/2022 Texas A&M Vanderbilt
2/22/2022 Alabama Vanderbilt
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/1/2022 Florida Vanderbilt
3/5/2022 Vanderbilt Ole Miss

Injuries and Suspensions

South Carolina

[F] 01/04/2022 – Keyshawn Bryant injured last game, is “?” (Shoulder)

Vanderbilt

[C] 11/09/2021 – Liam Robbins is out indefinitely (Foot)
[G] 01/04/2022 – Jamaine Mann is “?” (Knee)
[G] 01/04/2022 – Shane Dezonie is “?” (Ankle)
[G] 01/04/2022 – Gabe Dorsey is “?” (COVID-19)

Source: statfox.com

South Carolina-Vanderbilt Prediction

Vanderbilt 70, South Carolina 68


Saturday‘s game tips off at 12:00 PM ET. TV: ESPNU.

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