SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Tennessee-Vanderbilt basketball game preview

The Vanderbilt Commodores tangle with the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday in Knoxville in a much anticipated 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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Venue

Tennessee

Arena Name: Thompson-Boling Arena

Capacity: 21,678

Year Opened: 1987

Thompson-Boling Arena

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
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
Tennessee
73.8
53.2
20.5
84.6
41.9
71.4
32.4
16.5
7.8
23.2
24.2
33.2
21.2
16.4
8.5
14.9
26.6
41.5
1.2
18.2
0.485

Players and Stats

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

Tennessee

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Olivier Nkamhoua 13 SR F 6-8 223 11.5 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 2.7 Ast
Santiago Vescovi 25 SR G 6-3 188 12.7 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 3.5 Ast
Zakai Zeigler 5 SO G 5-9 160 10.7 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 3.3 Ast
Tyreke Key 4 SR G 6-3 205 10.1 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Julian Phillips 2 FR F 6-8 198 10.1 Pts, 5.6 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Jahmai Mashack 15 SO G 6-4 192 5.4 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Jonas Aidoo 0 SO F 6-11 230 4.9 Pts, 5.8 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Uros Plavsic 33 SR C 7-0 262 4.7 Pts, 4.2 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Josiah-Jordan James 30 SR G 6-6 207 8.8 Pts, 4.8 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Tobe Awaka 11 FR F 6-8 250 2.6 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.5 Ast
B.J. Edwards 1 FR G 6-3 188 1.6 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Colin Coyne 35 JR F 6-9 239 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Kent Gilbert 21 JR G 6-1 164 0.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Alec Kegler 24 SO G 6-4 212 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Kidd Brizek 32 FR G 6-6
D.J. Jefferson 44 FR G 6-5
Evan Shiflet 3 FR G 6-2
Isaiah Sulack 31 SR G 6-5

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Vanderbilt Tennessee
ESPN BPI 94 2
Sagarin 95 2
Massey Composite 109 6

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee Basketball Series History

Tennessee leads 128-75

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

Tennessee Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jonas Aidoo F 6′-11″ 241 SO Durham, NC
1 B.J. Edwards G 6′-3″ 188 FR Knoxville, TN
2 Julian Phillips F 6′-8″ 198 FR Blythewood, SC
3 Evan Shiflet G 6′-2″ 197 FR Nashville, TN
4 Tyreke Key G 6′-2″ 211 SR Celina, TN
5 Zakai Zeigler G 5′-9″ 171 SO Long Island, NY
11 Tobe Awaka F 6′-8″ 250 FR Hyde Park, NY
13 Olivier Nkamhoua F 6′-9″ 236 SR
15 Jahmai Mashack G 6′-4″ 201 SO Fontana, CA
21 Kent Gilbert G 6′-1″ 178 JR Greenville, NC
24 Alec Kegler F 6′-4″ 212 SO Clarksville, TN
25 Santiago Vescovi G 6′-3″ 192 SR
30 Josiah-Jordan James G 6′-6″ 224 SR Charleston, SC
31 Isaiah Sulack G 6′-5″ 192 JR Knoxville, TN
32 Kidd Brizek G 6′-6″ 194 FR Powdersville, SC
33 Uros Plavsic F 7′-1″ 265 SR
35 Colin Coyne F 6′-9″ 239 JR Fredericksburg, VA
44 D.J. Jefferson G 6′-5″ 207 FR Richardson, TX

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 79 Vanderbilt 84
1/7/2023 Vanderbilt 82 Missouri 85
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

Tennessee Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Tennessee Tech 43 Tennessee 75
11/13/2022 Colorado 78 Tennessee 66
11/16/2022 FGCU 50 Tennessee 81
11/23/2022 Butler 45 Tennessee 71
11/24/2022 Tennessee 73 USC 66
11/25/2022 Tennessee 64 Kansas 50
11/30/2022 McNeese 40 Tennessee 76
12/4/2022 Alcorn St 40 Tennessee 94
12/7/2022 E Kentucky 49 Tennessee 84
12/11/2022 Maryland 53 Tennessee 56
12/17/2022 Tennessee 70 Arizona 75
12/21/2022 Austin Peay 44 Tennessee 86
12/28/2022 Tennessee 63 Ole Miss 59
1/3/2023 Mississippi State 53 Tennessee 87
1/7/2023 Tennessee 85 South Carolina 42
1/10/2023 Vanderbilt Tennessee
1/14/2023 Kentucky Tennessee
1/17/2023 Tennessee Mississippi State
1/21/2023 Tennessee LSU
1/25/2023 Georgia Tennessee
1/28/2023 Texas Tennessee
2/1/2023 Tennessee Florida
2/4/2023 Auburn Tennessee
2/8/2023 Tennessee Vanderbilt
2/11/2023 Missouri Tennessee
2/15/2023 Alabama Tennessee
2/18/2023 Tennessee Kentucky
2/21/2023 Tennessee Texas A&M
2/25/2023 South Carolina Tennessee
2/28/2023 Arkansas Tennessee
3/4/2023 Tennessee Auburn
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

Vanderbilt

[G] Miles Keeffe (Illness) – Questionable

Tennessee

[G] D.J. Jefferson (Redshirt) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt-Tennessee Prediction

Tennessee 82, Vanderbilt 58

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Tuesday‘s game tips off at 9:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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