SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Missouri at Florida

Missouri-Florida basketball game preview

The Missouri Tigers encounter the Florida Gators on Saturday in Gainesville 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.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Florida

Arena Name: Stephen C. O’Connell Center

Capacity: 10,133

Year Opened: 1980

Stephen C. O'connell Center

Game Date/Time

Saturday, January 14, 2023, 3:30 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
Missouri
87.3
74.6
12.6
85.7
50.7
74.4
36.9
13.3
9.7
17.9
26.4
43.9
35.6
18.7
-3.9
10.4
21.8
32.2
1.6
19.2
0.584
Florida
74.2
66.5
7.8
56.2
45.1
75.4
33
15.8
6.6
20.9
20.1
40.2
33.2
17.3
0.3
8.38
27.62
36.0
1.01
13.25
0.508

Players and Stats

Missouri

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
D’Moi Hodge 5 SR G 6-4 180 15.5 Pts, 3.9 Reb, 1.9 Ast
Kobe Brown 24 SR F 6-7 240 15.3 Pts, 5.6 Reb, 2.4 Ast
DeAndre Gholston 4 JR G 6-5 215 10.8 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Noah Carter 35 SR F 6-6 229 10.6 Pts, 4.7 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Nick Honor 10 SR G 5-10 205 9.6 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 3.5 Ast
Sean East 55 JR G 6-3 175 8.4 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 3.2 Ast
Tre Gomillion 2 SR G 6-4 215 5.2 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 2.1 Ast
Isiaih Mosley 11 SR F 6-5 201 7.9 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 3.0 Ast
Aidan Shaw 23 FR F 6-8 195 3.4 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Ronnie Degray 13 JR F 6-7 220 2.4 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Kaleb Brown 1 SO G 6-6 265 1.0 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Ben Sternberg 31 SR G 6-0 152 0.9 Pts, 0.1 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Mohamed Diarra 0 JR F 6-10 215 0.5 Pts, 1.0 Reb, 0.5 Ast
Jackson Francois 12 FR G 6-4 155 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Mabor Majak 45 JR F 7-2 230 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast

Florida

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
in Castleton 12 SR F 6-11 231 14.9 Pts, 7.4 Reb, 2.6 Ast
Trey Bonham 2 JR G 6-0 170 9.5 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Will Richard 5 SO G 6-5 195 9.8 Pts, 4.4 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Kowacie Reeves 14 SO G 6-6 182 10.2 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.9 Ast
Kyle Lofton 11 SR G 6-3 190 9.1 Pts, 2.4 Reb, 3.3 Ast
Alex Fudge 3 SO F 6-8 185 7.5 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Riley Kugel 24 FR G 6-5 207 5.7 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Myreon Jones 0 SR G 6-3 180 4.3 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Jason Jitoboh 33 SR C 6-11 285 2.8 Pts, 1.4 Reb, 0.5 Ast
CJ Felder 1 SR F 6-7 230 2.5 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Denzel Aberdeen 10 FR G 6-5 189 1.7 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Niels Lane 4 JR G 6-5 206 1.8 Pts, 0.6 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Aleksander Szymczyk 13 FR F 6-10 240 0.8 Pts, 0.4 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Alex Klatsky 21 JR G 6-4 185 0.8 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jack May 20 SO G 6-4 175 0.5 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Missouri Florida
ESPN BPI 66 39
Sagarin 58 41
Massey Composite 27 71

Missouri vs. Florida Basketball Series History

Florida leads 8-4

Missouri Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Mohamed Diarra F 6′-10″ 215 JR
1 Kaleb Brown G 6′-6″ 250 SO Huntsville, AL
2 Tre Gomillion G 6′-4″ 210 SR Augusta, GA
4 DeAndre Gholston G 6′-5″ 215 SR Gary, IN
5 D’Moi Hodge G 6′-4″ 188 SR
10 Nick Honor G 5′-10″ 200 SR Orlando, FL
11 Isiaih Mosley G 6′-5″ 205 SR Columbia, MO
12 Jackson Francois G 6′-4″ 155 FR Las Vegas, NV
13 Ronnie DeGray III F 6′-6″ 225 JR Parker, CO
23 Aidan Shaw F 6′-8″ 195 FR Overland Park, KS
24 Kobe Brown G 6′-8″ 250 SR Huntsville, AL
31 Ben Sternberg G 6′-0″ 165 SR Cleveland, OH
35 Noah Carter F 6′-6″ 235 JR Dubuque, IA
45 Mabor Majak C 7′-2″ 245 JR
55 Sean East II G 6′-3″ 180 JR Louisville, KY

Florida Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Myreon Jones G 6′-3″ 177 SR Birmingham, AL
1 CJ Felder F 6′-7″ 240 SR Sumter, SC
2 Trey Bonham G 6′-0″ 170 JR Mobile, AL
3 Alex Fudge F 6′-9″ 194 SO Jacksonville, FL
4 Niels Lane G 6′-5″ 215 JR Freehold, NJ
5 Will Richard G 6′-4″ 206 SO Fairburn, GA
10 Denzel Aberdeen G 6′-5″ 189 FR Orlando, FL
11 Kyle Lofton G 6′-3″ 186 SR Hillside, NJ
12 Colin Castleton F 6′-11″ 240 SR Deland, FL
13 Aleks Szymczyk F 6′-10″ 233 FR
14 Kowacie Reeves G 6′-6″ 190 SO Macon, GA
20 Jack May G 6′-4″ 195 SO Boca Raton, FL
21 Alex Klatsky G 6′-4″ 206 JR Colts Neck, NJ
24 Riley Kugel G 6′-5″ 207 FR Orlando, FL
33 Jason Jitoboh C 6′-11″ 300 SR

Missouri Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 So Indiana 91 Missouri 97
11/11/2022 Penn 85 Missouri 92
11/13/2022 Lindenwood 53 Missouri 82
11/15/2022 SIUE 80 Missouri 105
11/20/2022 Miss Valley St 62 Missouri 83
11/23/2022 Coast Car 51 Missouri 89
11/26/2022 Hou Christian 69 Missouri 105
11/29/2022 Missouri 88 Wichita St 84
12/4/2022 SE Missouri St 89 Missouri 96
12/10/2022 Kansas 95 Missouri 67
12/17/2022 Missouri 68 UCF 66
12/22/2022 Illinois 61 Missouri 85
12/28/2022 Kentucky 75 Missouri 89
1/4/2023 Missouri 68 Arkansas 74
1/7/2023 Vanderbilt 82 Missouri 85
1/11/2023 Missouri 64 Texas A&M 82
1/14/2023 Missouri Florida
1/18/2023 Arkansas Missouri
1/21/2023 Alabama Missouri
1/24/2023 Missouri Ole Miss
1/28/2023 Iowa State Missouri
2/1/2023 LSU Missouri
2/4/2023 Missouri Mississippi State
2/7/2023 South Carolina Missouri
2/11/2023 Missouri Tennessee
2/14/2023 Missouri Auburn
2/18/2023 Texas A&M Missouri
2/21/2023 Mississippi State Missouri
2/25/2023 Missouri Georgia
3/1/2023 Missouri LSU
3/4/2023 Ole Miss Missouri
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Florida Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Stony Brook 45 Florida 81
11/11/2022 Kennesaw St 78 Florida 88
11/14/2022 FAU 76 Florida 74
11/18/2022 Florida 76 Florida State 67
11/24/2022 Florida 83 Xavier 90
11/25/2022 Oregon St 68 Florida 81
11/30/2022 FAMU 62 Florida 102
12/4/2022 Stetson 51 Florida 89
12/7/2022 UConn 75 Florida 54
12/14/2022 Ohio 48 Florida 82
12/20/2022 Florida 53 Oklahoma 62
12/28/2022 Florida 58 Auburn 61
1/4/2023 Texas A&M 66 Florida 63
1/7/2023 Georgia 75 Florida 82
1/10/2023 Florida 67 LSU 56
1/14/2023 Missouri Florida
1/18/2023 Florida Texas A&M
1/21/2023 Florida Mississippi State
1/25/2023 South Carolina Florida
1/28/2023 Florida Kansas St
2/1/2023 Tennessee Florida
2/4/2023 Florida Kentucky
2/8/2023 Florida Alabama
2/11/2023 Vanderbilt Florida
2/15/2023 Ole Miss Florida
2/18/2023 Florida Arkansas
2/22/2023 Kentucky Florida
2/25/2023 Florida Vanderbilt
2/28/2023 Florida Georgia
3/4/2023 LSU Florida
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

Missouri

[G] Isiaih Mosley (Personal) – Questionable

Florida

None reported

Source: statfox.com

Missouri-Florida Prediction

Florida 79, Missouri 71

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 3:30 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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