SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at Florida

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The Mississippi State Bulldogs visit the Florida Gators on Wednesday in Gainesville 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

Mississippi State scores an average of 74.5 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 63.4 points per contest. Florida scores an average of 73.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 63.4 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Mississippi State 0.448 0.345 0.741 11.79 +10.14 8.21 3.86 14.43 14.43
Florida 0.440 0.312 0.715 13.00 +2.93 9.71 5.71 12.93 12.93
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Mississippi State 0.417 0.343 38.64 28.50 0.36 +11.14 6.29 74.5 63.4
Florida 0.435 0.299 37.00 34.07 0.35 +10.29 7.64 73.6 63.4

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.
4. Molinar, Iverson MSU 14 80 17 58 235 16.79
8. Castleton, Colin UF 14 78 0 62 218 15.57

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
4. Castleton, Colin UF 14 78 149 0.523
6. Molinar, Iverson MSU 14 80 173 0.462

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
12. Jones, Myreon UF 13 25 1.92
15. Moore, Shakeel MSU 14 24 1.71

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
1. Molinar, Iverson MSU 14 58 65 0.892
7. Appleby, Tyree UF 14 46 55 0.836
8. Fleming Jr., Phlandrous UF 14 43 52 0.827

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
2. Castleton, Colin UF 14 49 80 129 9.21
9. Brooks, Garrison MSU 14 28 69 97 6.93

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Mississippi State vs. Florida Basketball Series History

Florida leads 65-52

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Rocket Watts G 6′-2″ 185 JR
1 Iverson Molinar G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 240 JR
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 185 SO
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 SO
5 Cam Carter G 6′-3″ 185 FR
10 Garrison Brooks F 6′-9″ 230 SR
11 Andersson Garcia G 6′-7″ 210 SO
12 Keshawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 245 FR
13 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 JR
20 Derek Fountain F 6′-9″ 225 SO
21 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 215 SR
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-1″ 180 FR
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 160 JR
35 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 JR
44 Alden Applewhite F 6′-7″ 200 FR

Florida Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Myreon Jones G 6′-3″ 175 SR
1 CJ Felder F 6′-7″ 231 JR
3 Alex Klatsky G 6′-4″ 185 SO
4 Anthony Duruji F 6′-7″ 209 SR
10 Elijah Kennedy G 6′-3″ 185 FR
11 Keyontae Johnson F 6′-5″ 229 SR
12 Colin Castleton F 6′-11″ 231 SR
14 Kowacie Reeves G 6′-6″ 182 FR
20 Jack May G 6′-4″ 175 SO
22 Tyree Appleby G 6′-1″ 163 SR
23 Brandon McKissic G 6′-3″ 185 SR
24 Phlandrous Fleming Jr. G 6′-5″ 205 SR
32 Tuongthach Gatkek F 6′-9″ 172 SO
33 Jason Jitoboh C 6′-11″ 305 JR
44 Niels Lane G 6′-5″ 206 SO

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Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 North Alabama 49 Mississippi State 75
11/13/2021 Montana 49 Mississippi State 86
11/17/2021 Detroit Mercy 64 Mississippi State 77
11/21/2021 Morehead State 46 Mississippi State 66
11/25/2021 Mississippi State 58 Louisville 72
11/27/2021 Mississippi State 82 Richmond 71
12/2/2021 Lamar 60 Mississippi State 75
12/5/2021 Minnesota 81 Mississippi State 76
12/11/2021 Mississippi State 63 Colorado State 66
12/14/2021 Georgia State 50 Mississippi State 79
12/17/2021 Furman 66 Mississippi State 69
12/21/2021 Winthrop 63 Mississippi State 84
12/29/2021 Arkansas 68 Mississippi State 81
1/5/2022 Mississippi State PPD Missouri PPD
1/8/2022 Mississippi State 72 Ole Miss 82
1/12/2022 Georgia 72 Mississippi State 88
1/15/2022 Alabama 76 Mississippi State 78
1/19/2022 Mississippi State Florida
1/22/2022 Ole Miss Mississippi State
1/25/2022 Mississippi State Kentucky
1/29/2022 Mississippi State Texas Tech
2/1/2022 South Carolina Mississippi State
2/5/2022 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/9/2022 Tennessee Mississippi State
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Mississippi State Alabama
2/19/2022 Missouri Mississippi State
2/23/2022 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/2/2022 Auburn Mississippi State
3/5/2022 Mississippi State Texas A&M

Florida Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Elon 61 Florida 74
11/14/2021 Florida State 55 Florida 71
11/18/2021 Milwaukee 45 Florida 81
11/22/2021 Florida 80 California 60
11/24/2021 Florida 71 Ohio State 68
11/28/2021 Troy 45 Florida 84
12/1/2021 Florida 67 Oklahoma 74
12/6/2021 Texas Southern 69 Florida 54
12/8/2021 North Florida 55 Florida 85
12/12/2021 Florida 68 Maryland 70
12/18/2021 South Florida 55 Florida 66
12/22/2021 Stony Brook 62 Florida 87
12/29/2021 Florida PPD Ole Miss PPD
1/5/2022 Alabama 83 Florida 70
1/8/2022 Florida 73 Auburn 85
1/12/2022 LSU 64 Florida 58
1/15/2022 Florida 71 South Carolina 63
1/19/2022 Mississippi State Florida
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt Florida
1/26/2022 Florida Tennessee
1/29/2022 Oklahoma State Florida
2/2/2022 Florida Missouri
2/5/2022 Ole Miss Florida
2/9/2022 Georgia Florida
2/12/2022 Florida Kentucky
2/15/2022 Florida Texas A&M
2/19/2022 Auburn Florida
2/22/2022 Arkansas Florida
2/26/2022 Florida Georgia
3/1/2022 Florida Vanderbilt
3/5/2022 Kentucky Florida

Injuries and Suspensions

Mississippi State

[F] 12/01/2021 – Keshawn Murphy is out for season (Redshirt)

Florida

None reported.
Source: statfox.com

Mississippi State-Florida Prediction

Mississippi State 73, Florida 71


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

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