SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: South Carolina at Auburn

Auburn-South Carolina basketball game preview

The South Carolina Gamecocks visit the Auburn Tigers on Saturday in Auburn 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 71.7 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 69.8 points per contest. Auburn scores an average of 79.1 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 66.9 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
South Carolina 0.430 0.318 0.674 13.07 2.45 7.83 5.07 14.10 15.10
Auburn 0.445 0.318 0.735 12.55 4.28 8.66 8.24 14.48 12.07
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
South Carolina 0.413 0.316 38.21 35.76 0.35 +1.90 6.79 71.7 69.8
Auburn 0.382 0.314 40.10 35.83 0.34 +12.24 7.97 79.1 66.9

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3PT%– 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 3PT%– 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.
3ptMPG– Three point shots made per game.
TM PPG– Team’s average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
8. Smith, Jabari AUB 28 146 62 100 454 16.2
16. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 28 116 49 68 349 12.5
20. Johnson, K.D. AUB 28 109 38 89 345 12.3

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
1. Kessler, Walker AUB 28 141 219 0.644
9. Smith, Jabari AUB 28 146 336 0.435

3-point made per game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
5. Smith, Jabari AUB 28 62 2.21
12. Stevenson, Erik USC 27 49 1.81
14. Green Jr., Wendell AUB 28 49 1.75
15. Reese V, James USC 25 43 1.72

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
6. Smith, Jabari AUB 28 100 124 0.806

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
4. Kessler, Walker AUB 28 73 159 232 8.29
10. Smith, Jabari AUB 28 20 170 190 6.79

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South Carolina vs. Auburn Basketball Series History

Auburn leads 97-95

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

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

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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 72 Vanderbilt 70
1/11/2022 South Carolina 46 Tennessee 66
1/15/2022 Florida 71 South Carolina 63
1/18/2022 South Carolina 59 Arkansas 75
1/22/2022 Georgia 66 South Carolina 83
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt 61 South Carolina 70
1/29/2022 South Carolina 74 Texas A&M 63
2/1/2022 South Carolina 64 Mississippi State 78
2/5/2022 Tennessee 81 South Carolina 57
2/8/2022 Kentucky 86 South Carolina 76
2/12/2022 South Carolina 80 Georgia 68
2/15/2022 South Carolina 77 Ole Miss 74
2/19/2022 LSU 75 South Carolina 77
2/23/2022 Mississippi State 56 South Carolina 66
2/26/2022 South Carolina 71 Alabama 90
3/1/2022 Missouri 69 South Carolina 73
3/5/2022 South Carolina Auburn

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 81 South Carolina 66
1/8/2022 Florida 73 Auburn 85
1/11/2022 Auburn 81 Alabama 77
1/15/2022 Auburn 80 Ole Miss 71
1/19/2022 Georgia 60 Auburn 83
1/22/2022 Kentucky 71 Auburn 80
1/25/2022 Auburn 55 Missouri 54
1/29/2022 Oklahoma 68 Auburn 86
2/1/2022 Alabama 81 Auburn 100
2/5/2022 Auburn 74 Georgia 72
2/8/2022 Auburn 80 Arkansas 76
2/12/2022 Texas A&M 58 Auburn 75
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt 80 Auburn 94
2/19/2022 Auburn 62 Florida 63
2/23/2022 Ole Miss 64 Auburn 77
2/26/2022 Auburn 62 Tennessee 67
3/2/2022 Auburn 81 Mississippi State 68
3/5/2022 South Carolina Auburn

Injuries and Suspensions

South Carolina

[F] 03/04/2022 – Ja’Von Benson is “?” Saturday vs Auburn (Illness)

Auburn

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

South Carolina-Auburn Prediction

Auburn 84, South Carolina 69

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.


Saturday‘s game tips off at 1:00 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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