SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Texas A&M at South Carolina

South Carolina-Texas A&M game preview

The Texas A&M Aggies face off with the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday in Columbia in a momentous 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

South Carolina

Arena Name: Colonial Life Arena

Capacity: 18,000

Year Opened: 2002

Colonial Life Center

Game Date/Time

Saturday, January 14, 2023, 6:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

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
Texas A&M
75.1
67.2
7.9
68.8
44.9
73.2
31.9
19.3
6.4
26.4
20.0
40.6
35.3
19.4
5.0
11.94
24.31
36.25
1.05
15.5
0.507
South Carolina
64.7
70.9
-6.2
50.0
40.1
63.5
32.4
9.2
7.8
14.6
24.1
46.5
35.6
15.5
1.4
13.06
22.69
35.75
0.84
10.81
0.467

Players and Stats

Texas A&M

           
Wade Taylor 4 SO G 6-0 186 15.3 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 3.6 Ast
Tyrece Radford 23 SR G 6-2 200 12.9 Pts, 5.1 Reb, 2.0 Ast
Henry Coleman 15 JR F 6-7 229 10.1 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Julius Marble 34 JR F 6-8 225 9.1 Pts, 4.7 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Dexter Dennis 0 SR G 6-5 210 7.9 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Manny Obaseki 35 SO G 6-4 189 6.9 Pts, 1.7 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Hayden Hefner 2 JR G 6-6 182 5.2 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Solomon Washington 13 FR F 6-7 225 3.6 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Andersson Garcia 11 JR G 6-7 205 2.3 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Andre Gordon 20 SR G 6-2 188 1.9 Pts, 1.5 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Khalen Robinson 1 JR G 6-0 175 1.7 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Javonte Brown 31 SO C 7-0 250 2.0 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Erik Pratt 3 SO G 6-5 185 1.0 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Ethan Henderson 10 SR F 6-8
Jaelyn Lee 24 FR G 6-6
Ashton Smith 32 FR F 6-9
Davin Watkins 22 SO G 6-1
Jordan Williams 5 FR G 6-3

South Carolina

           
Gregory “GG” Jackson II 23 FR F 6-9 215 15.8 Pts, 6.8 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Meechie Johnson 5 SO G 6-2 172 13.1 Pts, 4.3 Reb, 3.6 Ast
Hayden Brown 10 SR F 6-5 225 11.2 Pts, 5.1 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Chico Carter 2 SR G 6-2 190 11.2 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Jacobi Wright 1 SO G 6-2 180 5.9 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk 31 JR F 6-8 3.1 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Josh Gray 33 JR C 6-11 255 2.6 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Daniel Hankins-Sanford 30 FR F 6-8 233 2.7 Pts, 2.8 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 0.6 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Ja’Von Benson 21 JR F 6-7 251 0.8 Pts, 0.8 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, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Ebrima Dibba 0 SR G 6-6

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Texas A&M South Carolina
ESPN BPI 37 237
Sagarin 50 175
Massey Composite 73 225

Texas A&M vs. South Carolina Basketball Series History

Texas A&M leads 9-4

Texas A&M Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Dexter Dennis G 6′-5″ 210 SR Baker, LA
1 Khalen Robinson G 6′-0″ 180 JR Little Rock, AR
2 Hayden Hefner G 6′-6″ 185 JR Nederland, TX
3 Erik Pratt G 6′-5″ 185 JR Lake Worth, FL
4 Wade Taylor IV G 6′-0″ 185 SO Dallas, TX
5 Jordan Williams G 6′-3″ 215 FR Houston, TX
10 Ethan Henderson F 6′-8″ 205 SR Little Rock, AR
11 Andersson Garcia F 6′-7″ 210 JR
13 Solomon Washington F 6′-7″ 225 FR New Orleans, LA
15 Henry Coleman III F 6′-8″ 245 JR Richmond, VA
20 Andre Gordon G 6′-2″ 185 SR Sidney, OH
22 Davin Watkins G 6′-1″ 193 SO Nolensville, TN
23 Tyrece Radford G 6′-2″ 195 SR Baton Rouge, LA
24 Jaelyn Lee G 6′-6″ 195 FR Paris, TX
31 Javonte Brown F 7′-0″ 255 SO Toronto, ON
32 Ashton Smith F 6′-9″ 270 FR Spring, TX
34 Julius Marble F 6′-9″ 245 JR Dallas, TX
35 Manny Obaseki G 6′-4″ 189 SO Allen, TX

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

Texas A&M Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 UL Monroe 54 Texas A&M 87
11/11/2022 Abilene Chrstn 58 Texas A&M 77
11/17/2022 Murray St 88 Texas A&M 79
11/18/2022 Colorado 103 Texas A&M 75
11/20/2022 Texas A&M 67 Loyola Chicago 51
11/30/2022 SMU 64 Texas A&M 83
12/3/2022 Boise St 86 Texas A&M 71
12/11/2022 Oregon St 54 Texas A&M 72
12/17/2022 Texas A&M 79 Memphis 83
12/20/2022 Wofford 67 Texas A&M 62
12/27/2022 N’Western St Texas A&M
12/30/2022 Prairie View 66 Texas A&M 86
1/4/2023 Texas A&M 66 Florida 63
1/7/2023 LSU 56 Texas A&M 69
1/11/2023 Missouri 64 Texas A&M 82
1/14/2023 Texas A&M South Carolina
1/18/2023 Florida Texas A&M
1/21/2023 Texas A&M Kentucky
1/25/2023 Texas A&M Auburn
1/28/2023 Vanderbilt Texas A&M
1/31/2023 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/4/2023 Georgia Texas A&M
2/7/2023 Auburn Texas A&M
2/11/2023 Texas A&M LSU
2/15/2023 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/18/2023 Texas A&M Missouri
2/21/2023 Tennessee Texas A&M
2/25/2023 Texas A&M Mississippi State
2/28/2023 Texas A&M Ole Miss
3/4/2023 Alabama Texas A&M
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

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 79 Vanderbilt 84
1/7/2023 Tennessee 85 South Carolina 42
1/10/2023 South Carolina 71 Kentucky 68
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

Injuries and Suspensions

Texas A&M

[G] Manny Obaseki (Hand) – Out
[F] Ethan Henderson (Personal) – Out

South Carolina

None reported

Source: statfox.com

Texas A&M-South Carolina Prediction

Texas A&M 70, South Carolina 69

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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