SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: South Carolina at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-South Carolina basketball preview

The South Carolina Gamecocks collide with the Vanderbilt Commodores on Wednesday in Nashville in a significant 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.

John H. Sanford, SEC Basketball

Venue

Vanderbilt

Arena Name: Memorial Gym

Capacity: 14,316

Year Opened: 1952

Memorial Gym

Team Statistical Comparison

Stat
Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
South Carolina
64.8
69.1
-4.2
53.8
40.4
60.2
32.5
9.1
7.8
15.1
23.9
45.8
34.9
15.2
3.9
13.3
23.7
37.0
0.9
10.8
0.469
Vanderbilt
69.8
65.9
3.9
53.8
43.1
68.1
33.3
10.8
8.4
15.9
25.2
41.4
29.8
16.7
3.2
11.3
26.2
37.5
1.0
11.1
0.503

Players and Stats

South Carolina

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Gregory “GG” Jackson II 23 FR F 6-9 215 17.2 Pts, 7.5 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Hayden Brown 10 SR F 6-5 225 11.5 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Chico Carter 2 SR G 6-2 190 11.3 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Meechie Johnson 5 SO G 6-2 172 11.0 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Jacobi Wright 1 SO G 6-2 180 6.3 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk 31 JR F 6-8 3.8 Pts, 4.4 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Josh Gray 33 JR C 6-11 255 2.4 Pts, 4.0 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Daniel Hankins-Sanford 30 FR F 6-8 233 2.7 Pts, 3.6 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Zachary Davis 12 FR G 6-8 190 1.7 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Ford Cooper 44 SR G 6-3 183 0.7 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Ja’Von Benson 21 JR F 6-7 251 1.5 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Eli Sparkman 14 FR G 6-0 153 0.5 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Tre-Vaughn Minott 4 JR C 6-9 280 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Ebrima Dibba 0 SR G 6-6

Vanderbilt

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Liam Robbins 21 SR F 7-0 235 11.9 Pts, 5.8 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Myles Stute 10 JR F 6-7 215 11.5 Pts, 5.1 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Tyrin Lawrence 0 JR G 6-4 190 10.4 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Jordan Wright 4 SR G 6-5 226 9.5 Pts, 4.5 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Ezra Manjon 5 SR G 5-11 170 7.5 Pts, 3.2 Reb, 3.1 Ast
Trey Thomas 12 JR G 5-11 165 7.2 Pts, 1.6 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Colin Smith 1 FR F 6-8 215 4.9 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Quentin Millora-Brown 42 SR F 6-10 229 3.6 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Emmanuel Ansong 20 SR F 6-4 195 2.4 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Malik Dia 23 FR F 6-9 240 2.7 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Noah Shelby 2 FR G 6-3 180 4.6 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Lee Dort 34 FR F 6-10 255 1.1 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Paul Lewis 3 FR G 6-2 170 1.8 Pts, 1.6 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Miles Keeffe 25 FR G 6-5 185 0.5 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Graham Calton 22 SO G 6-5 200 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Adrian Samuels 11 FR G 6-5 170 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating South Carolina Vanderbilt
ESPN BPI 226 106
Sagarin 181 113
Massey Composite 217 123

South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt Basketball Series History

Vanderbilt leads 32-31

South Carolina Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Ebrima Dibba G 6′-6″ 214 SR
1 Jacobi Wright G 6′-2″ 188 SO Fort Mill, SC
2 Chico Carter Jr. G 6′-3″ 192 SR Columbia, SC
4 Tre-Vaughn Minott C 6′-9″ 258 JR Montreal, PQ
5 Meechie Johnson G 6′-2″ 180 JR Cleveland, OH
10 Hayden Brown F 6′-5″ 234 SR Greer, SC
12 Zachary Davis G 6′-8″ 190 FR Orangeburg, SC
14 Eli Sparkman G 6′-0″ 153 FR Cleveland, TN
21 Ja’Von Benson F 6′-7″ 253 JR Columbia, SC
23 Gregory Jackson II F 6′-9″ 215 FR Columbia, SC
30 Daniel Hankins-Sanford F 6′-8″ 233 FR Charlotte, NC
31 Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk F 6′-8″ 250 JR
33 Josh Gray F 7′-0″ 255 JR Brooklyn, NY
44 Ford Cooper Jr. G 6′-3″ 193 SR Charlotte, NC

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 200 JR Monticello, GA
1 Colin Smith F 6′-8″ 215 FR Dallas, TX
2 Noah Shelby G 6′-3″ 180 FR Mckinney, TX
3 Paul Lewis G 6′-2″ 170 FR Woodbridge, VA
4 Jordan Wright G 6′-6″ 220 SR Baton Rouge, LA
5 Ezra Manjon G 6′-0″ 170 SR Antioch, CA
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 215 JR Washington, DC
11 Adrian Samuels G 6′-5″ 170 FR Nashville, TN
12 Trey Thomas G 6′-0″ 160 JR Durham, ON
20 Emmanuel Ansong F 6′-4″ 195 SR Bordentown, NJ
21 Liam Robbins F 7′-0″ 250 SR Davenport, IA
22 Graham Calton G 6′-6″ 205 SO Charlotte, NC
23 Malik Dia F 6′-9″ 240 FR Murfreesboro, TN
25 Miles Keeffe G 6′-5″ 185 FR Novato, CA
34 Lee Dort F 6′-10″ 255 FR Mckinney, TX
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 245 SR Lorton, VA

South Carolina Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/8/2022 SC State 77 South Carolina 80
11/11/2022 Clemson 58 South Carolina 60
11/17/2022 Colorado St 85 South Carolina 53
11/18/2022 South Carolina 60 Davidson 69
11/20/2022 Furman 79 South Carolina 60
11/25/2022 SC Upstate 53 South Carolina 68
11/30/2022 South Carolina 55 G Washington 79
12/3/2022 South Carolina 74 Georgetown 71
12/11/2022 Presbyterian 57 South Carolina 68
12/14/2022 South Carolina 70 UAB 84
12/17/2022 East Carolina 64 South Carolina 56
12/22/2022 Western KY 58 South Carolina 65
12/30/2022 E Michigan 64 South Carolina 74
1/3/2023 South Carolina Vanderbilt
1/7/2023 Tennessee South Carolina
1/10/2023 South Carolina Kentucky
1/14/2023 Texas A&M South Carolina
1/17/2023 Ole Miss South Carolina
1/21/2023 Auburn South Carolina
1/25/2023 South Carolina Florida
1/28/2023 South Carolina Georgia
1/31/2023 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/4/2023 Arkansas South Carolina
2/7/2023 South Carolina Missouri
2/11/2023 South Carolina Ole Miss
2/14/2023 Vanderbilt South Carolina
2/18/2023 South Carolina LSU
2/22/2023 Alabama South Carolina
2/25/2023 South Carolina Tennessee
2/28/2023 South Carolina Mississippi State
3/4/2023 Georgia South Carolina
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Memphis 76 Vanderbilt 67
11/11/2022 Southern Miss 60 Vanderbilt 48
11/15/2022 Vanderbilt 89 Temple 87
11/18/2022 Morehead St 43 Vanderbilt 76
11/23/2022 Saint Mary’s 75 Vanderbilt 65
11/24/2022 Fresno St 59 Vanderbilt 67
11/30/2022 Vanderbilt 65 VCU 70
12/3/2022 Wofford 62 Vanderbilt 65
12/7/2022 Pitt 74 Vanderbilt 75
12/9/2022 Grambling 64 Vanderbilt 62
12/17/2022 NC State 70 Vanderbilt 66
12/22/2022 Alabama A&M 62 Vanderbilt 70
12/30/2022 SE Louisiana 55 Vanderbilt 93
1/3/2023 South Carolina Vanderbilt
1/7/2023 Vanderbilt Missouri
1/10/2023 Vanderbilt Tennessee
1/14/2023 Arkansas Vanderbilt
1/17/2023 Alabama Vanderbilt
1/21/2023 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/24/2023 Kentucky Vanderbilt
1/28/2023 Vanderbilt Texas A&M
1/31/2023 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/4/2023 Ole Miss Vanderbilt
2/8/2023 Tennessee Vanderbilt
2/11/2023 Vanderbilt Florida
2/14/2023 Vanderbilt South Carolina
2/18/2023 Auburn Vanderbilt
2/22/2023 Vanderbilt LSU
2/25/2023 Florida Vanderbilt
3/1/2023 Vanderbilt Kentucky
3/4/2023 Mississippi State Vanderbilt
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

South Carolina

None reported.

Vanderbilt

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

South Carolina-Vanderbilt Prediction

Vanderbilt 78, South Carolina 73

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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