SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at Georgia

Georgia-Mississippi State game preview

The Mississippi State Bulldogs face the Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday in Athens 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.

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Venue

Georgia

Arena Name: Stegeman Coliseum

Capacity: 10,523

Year Opened: 1964

Stegeman Colisieum

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
Mississippi State
68.2
54.5
13.6
84.6
42.2
64.8
31.1
12.2
6.8
18.8
21.8
36.6
29.4
13.7
6.8
13.8
26.4
40.2
1.2
16.1
0.480
Georgia
71.3
64.0
7.3
76.9
43.7
73.7
33.9
14.7
7.1
19.9
20.8
41.6
29.1
14.1
7.0
12.1
26.3
38.4
0.9
12.9
0.499

Players and Stats

Mississippi State

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Tolu Smith 1 SR F 6-10 245 14.8 Pts, 8.5 Reb, 1.8 Ast
D.J. Jeffries 0 SR F 6-7 215 9.7 Pts, 6.3 Reb, 2.2 Ast
Cameron Matthews 4 JR F 6-7 220 6.9 Pts, 4.8 Reb, 2.3 Ast
Dashawn Davis 10 SR G 6-2 185 8.7 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 2.9 Ast
Eric Reed 11 SR G 6-2 190 6.4 Pts, 2.2 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Shakeel Moore 3 JR G 6-1 180 7.0 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 2.3 Ast
Tyler Stevenson 14 SR F 6-8 225 4.2 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
William McNair 13 SR F 6-10 265 3.8 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.3 Ast
KeShawn Murphy 12 FR F 6-10 245 4.3 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Shawn Jones 30 FR G 6-5 200 4.0 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Kimani Hamilton 5 FR F 6-7 215 2.4 Pts, 1.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Jamel Horton 2 SR G 6-4 190 1.5 Pts, 1.0 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Martavious Russell 21 FR G 6-2 185 2.5 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Justin Rumph 15 SR G 6-5 215 1.0 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Isaac Stansbury 25 SR G 6-1 160 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Tyler Brumfield 24 SO G 6-2

Georgia

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Terry Roberts 0 SR G 6-3 180 14.1 Pts, 3.8 Reb, 4.4 Ast
Kario Oquendo 3 JR G 6-4 210 14.3 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Braelen Bridges 23 SR F 6-10 235 7.6 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Justin Hill 11 JR G 6-0 185 7.3 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 2.8 Ast
Jabri Abdur-Rahim 1 JR G 6-7 214 6.2 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Mardrez McBride 13 SR G 6-2 178 5.3 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 1.3 Ast
KyeRon Lindsay 2 FR F 6-7 215 6.2 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe 12 JR F 6-7 215 6.0 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Jusaun Holt 4 SO G 6-6 190 4.1 Pts, 3.6 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Jailyn Ingram 15 SR F 6-7 215 6.0 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Frank Anselem 5 JR C 6-10 210 3.3 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Jaxon Etter 10 SR G 6-4 200 3.1 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Brandon Klatsky 22 FR G 6-2
Jaden Newell 24 FR F 6-8

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Mississippi State Georgia
ESPN BPI 37 101
Sagarin 64 91
Massey Composite 45 92

Mississippi State vs. Georgia Basketball Series History

Series tied at 58-58

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 D.J. Jeffries F 6′-7″ 225 SR Olive Branch, MS
1 Tolu Smith F 6′-11″ 245 SR Bay Saint Louis, MS
2 Jamel Horton Jr. G 6′-3″ 200 SR Queens, NY
3 Shakeel Moore G 6′-1″ 190 JR Greensboro, NC
4 Cameron Matthews G 6′-7″ 225 JR Olive Branch, MS
5 Kimani Hamilton F 6′-7″ 215 FR Clinton, MS
10 Dashawn Davis G 6′-2″ 195 SR Bronx, NY
11 Eric Reed Jr. G 6′-2″ 200 SR Baton Rouge, LA
12 KeShawn Murphy F 6′-10″ 235 FR Birmingham, AL
13 Will McNair Jr. F 6′-11″ 265 SR Philadelphia, PA
14 Tyler Stevenson F 6′-8″ 220 SR Columbus, MS
15 Justin Rumph G 6′-5″ 225 SR Birmingham, AL
21 Martavious Russell G 6′-2″ 185 FR Coker, AL
24 Tyler Brumfield G 6′-2″ 180 SO Los Angeles, CA
25 Isaac Stansbury G 6′-1″ 170 SR Bowling Green, KY
30 Shawn Jones Jr. G 6′-5″ 200 FR Houston, TX

Georgia Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Terry Roberts G 6′-3″ 180 SR North Amityville, NY
1 Jabri Abdur-Rahim G 6′-8″ 210 JR South Orange, NJ
2 KyeRon Lindsay F 6′-7″ 215 FR Denton, TX
3 Kario Oquendo G 6′-4″ 220 JR Titusville, FL
4 Jusaun Holt G 6′-7″ 190 SO Tacoma, WA
5 Frank Anselem C 6′-10″ 215 JR
10 Jaxon Etter G 6′-4″ 205 SR Woodstock, GA
11 Justin Hill G 6′-0″ 185 JR Houston, TX
12 Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe F 6′-8″ 215 JR Toronto, ON
13 Mardrez McBride G 6′-2″ 180 SR Augusta, GA
15 Jailyn Ingram F 6′-7″ 225 SR Madison, GA
22 Brandon Klatsky G 6′-2″ 165 FR Colts Neck, NJ
23 Braelen Bridges C 6′-11″ 245 SR Atlanta, GA
24 Jaden Newell F 6′-8″ 220 FR Destin, FL

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Texas A&M-CC 44 Mississippi State 63
11/11/2022 Mississippi State 73 Akron 54
11/13/2022 AR-Pine Bluff 47 Mississippi State 80
11/17/2022 South Dakota 42 Mississippi State 79
11/21/2022 Marquette 55 Mississippi State 58
11/23/2022 Utah 49 Mississippi State 52
11/28/2022 Omaha 54 Mississippi State 74
12/3/2022 Miss Valley St 52 Mississippi State 82
12/11/2022 Mississippi State 69 Minnesota 51
12/14/2022 Jackson St 59 Mississippi State 69
12/17/2022 Nicholls 66 Mississippi State 68
12/20/2022 Drake 58 Mississippi State 52
12/28/2022 Alabama 78 Mississippi State 67
1/3/2023 Mississippi State 53 Tennessee 87
1/7/2023 Ole Miss 54 Mississippi State 64
1/11/2023 Mississippi State Georgia
1/14/2023 Mississippi State Auburn
1/17/2023 Tennessee Mississippi State
1/21/2023 Florida Mississippi State
1/25/2023 Mississippi State Alabama
1/28/2023 TCU Mississippi State
1/31/2023 Mississippi State South Carolina
2/4/2023 Missouri Mississippi State
2/8/2023 LSU Mississippi State
2/11/2023 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/15/2023 Kentucky Mississippi State
2/18/2023 Mississippi State Ole Miss
2/21/2023 Mississippi State Missouri
2/25/2023 Texas A&M Mississippi State
2/28/2023 South Carolina Mississippi State
3/4/2023 Mississippi State Vanderbilt
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL

Georgia Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 W Carolina 55 Georgia 68
11/11/2022 Georgia 71 Wake Forest 81
11/14/2022 Miami OH 70 Georgia 77
11/18/2022 Bucknell 61 Georgia 65
11/21/2022 Georgia 66 Saint Joseph’s 53
11/22/2022 Georgia 73 UAB 87
11/27/2022 ETSU 47 Georgia 62
11/30/2022 Hampton 54 Georgia 73
12/2/2022 FAMU 46 Georgia 68
12/6/2022 Georgia 77 Georgia Tech 79
12/18/2022 Notre Dame 62 Georgia 77
12/21/2022 Chattanooga 65 Georgia 72
12/28/2022 Rider 72 Georgia 78
1/4/2023 Auburn 64 Georgia 76
1/7/2023 Georgia 75 Florida 82
1/11/2023 Mississippi State Georgia
1/14/2023 Georgia Ole Miss
1/17/2023 Georgia Kentucky
1/21/2023 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/25/2023 Georgia Tennessee
1/28/2023 South Carolina Georgia
2/1/2023 Georgia Auburn
2/4/2023 Georgia Texas A&M
2/7/2023 Ole Miss Georgia
2/11/2023 Kentucky Georgia
2/14/2023 LSU Georgia
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/21/2023 Georgia Arkansas
2/25/2023 Missouri Georgia
2/28/2023 Florida Georgia
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

Injuries and Suspensions

Mississippi State

[G] Shawn Jones Jr. (Leg) – Out

Georgia

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Mississippi State-Georgia Prediction

Mississippi State 71, Georgia 66

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

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

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