SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Mississippi State at Georgia

Georgia-Mississippi State

Mississippi State plays at Georgia on Wednesday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game along with a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TO
Mississippi State 0.473 0.372 0.727 298 903 365 212 127 332
Mississippi State OPP 0.441 0.349 0.719 247 793 308 137 88 353
Georgia 0.447 0.331 0.716 299 995 350 142 128 405
Georgia OPP 0.426 0.330 0.697 304 875 312 189 86 272

Statistical Leaders

Mississippi State Scoring Leaders

PLAYER PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Quinndary Weatherspoon 18.1 155 105 38
Lamar Peters 12.5 106 35 66
Aric Holman 10.0 89 37 34
Nick Weatherspoon 9.6 89 33 20
Tyson Carter 9.3 89 20 34
Reggie Perry 9.0 82 54 8
Abdul Ado 5.2 39 37 0
Robert Woodard II 5.0 47 22 9

Mississippi State Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER OR DR TR RPG
Aric Holman 58 109 167 6.7
Reggie Perry 62 105 167 6.7
Quinndary Weatherspoon 38 90 128 5.1
Abdul Ado 44 60 104 4.7
Robert Woodard II 29 60 89 3.6
Nick Weatherspoon 5 63 68 2.8
Lamar Peters 13 32 45 1.8
Tyson Carter 4 40 44 1.8
KeyShawn Feazell 6 13 19 1.2
E.J. Datcher 0 5 5 1.0

Georgia Scoring Leaders

PLAYER PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Nicolas Claxton 12.8 107 93 14
Rayshaun Hammonds 12.4 109 69 24
Tyree Crump 10.0 75 46 54
Derek Ogbeide 10.0 103 44 0
Teshaun Hightower 7.6 63 42 23
Jordan Harris 6.0 43 33 12
William Jackson II 5.4 42 23 29
E’Torrion Wilridge 3.0 17 29 3
Tye Fagan 2.9 28 10 3
Amanze Ngumezi 2.3 21 11 5
Ignas Sargiunas 1.8 12 6 5

Georgia Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER OR DR TR RPG
Nicolas Claxton 60 166 226 9.0
Rayshaun Hammonds 43 113 156 6.2
Derek Ogbeide 42 98 140 5.6
Jordan Harris 24 57 81 3.7
Teshaun Hightower 9 45 54 2.2
E’Torrion Wilridge 19 35 54 2.5
Tyree Crump 4 41 45 1.8
Tye Fagan 15 25 40 1.7
William Jackson II 10 26 36 1.4
Amanze Ngumezi 11 11 22 0.9
Christian Harrison 4 8 12 0.8
Jojo Toppin 6 6 12 0.8
Ignas Sargiunas 3 7 10 0.5
Mike Edwards 1 8 9 0.7
Connor O’Neill 1 2 3 0.4

NCAA RPI

Mississippi State: 24
Georgia: 122

Mississippi State Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
#0 Nick Weatherspoon G 6′-2″ 195 SO Canton, MS
#1 Reggie Perry F 6′-10″ 245 FR Thomasville, GA
#2 Lamar Peters G 6′-0″ 185 JR New Orleans, LA
#3 D.J. Stewart G 6′-6″ 195 FR Grace, MS
#4 T.J. Gray G 6′-0″ 165 JR Columbus, MS
#5 Mitch Storm F 6′-7″ 202 JR Madison, MS
#10 Tate Clayton G 6′-2″ 170 SO Tupelo, MS
#11 Quinndary Weatherspoon G 6′-4″ 205 SR Canton, MS
#12 Robert Woodard G 6′-7″ 230 FR Columbus, MS
#15 Prince Oduro F 6′-8″ 255 SO Toronto, ON
#22 KeyShawn Feazell F 6′-8″ 238 SO Newhebron, MS
#23 Tyson Carter G 6′-4″ 168 JR Starkville, MS
#24 Abdul Ado F 6′-11″ 255 SO Lagos, Nigeria
#30 Andrew Junkin F 6′-11″ 240 FR Columbus, MS
#35 Aric Holman F 6′-10″ 225 SR Owensboro, KY
#42 Jethro Tshisumpa F 6′-10″ 260 JR Lubumbashi, Congo
#45 E.J. Datcher C 6′-10″ 250 JR Harpersville, AL

Georgia Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
#0 William Jackson II G 6′-4″ 185 SR Athens, GA
#1 Teshaun Hightower G 6′-4″ 190 SO Lithonia, GA
#2 Jordan Harris G 6′-4″ 190 JR Iron City, GA
#4 Tyree Crump G 6′-1″ 185 JR Bainbridge, GA
#5 JoJo Toppin F 6′-6″ 190 FR Norcross, GA
#10 Jack Herring F 6′-8″ 210 FR Memphis, TN
#11 Christian Harrison G 6′-4″ 200 SR Atlanta, GA
#13 E’Torrion Wilridge F 6′-6″ 220 SR Beaumont, TX
#14 Tye Fagan G 6′-3″ 185 FR Thomaston, GA
#20 Rayshaun Hammonds F 6′-8″ 235 SO Norcross, GA
#24 Connor O’Neill F 6′-6″ 220 SR Roswell, GA
#25 Amanze Ngumezi F 6′-9″ 245 FR Savannah, GA
#32 Mike Edwards F 6′-9″ 235 SR Westland, MI
#33 Nicolas Claxton F 6′-11″ 220 SO Greenville, SC
#34 Derek Ogbeide F 6′-9″ 250 SR Atlanta, GA
#43 Ignas Sargiunas G 6′-5″ 205 FR Kaunas, Lithuania

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Nov 9 vs Austin Peay W 95-67
Nov 11 vs Hartford W 77-59
Nov 16 vs Long Beach St W 79-51
Nov 19* at Arizona State L 72-67
Nov 21* vs. St. Mary’s W 61-57
Nov 26 vs Alcorn State W 88-65
Nov 30 at Dayton W 65-58
Dec 4 vs McNeese W 90-77
Dec 8* at Clemson W 82-71
Dec 15 vs Cincinnati W 70-59
Dec 19 vs Wofford W 98-87
Dec 22 vs Wright State W 67-63
Dec 29 vs BYU W 103-81
Jan 8 at South Carolina L 87-82
Jan 12 vs Ole Miss L 81-77
Jan 15 vs Florida W 71-68
Jan 19 at Vanderbilt W 71-55
Jan 22 at Kentucky L 76-54
Jan 26 vs Auburn W 92-84
Jan 29 at Alabama L 83-79
Feb 2 at Ole Miss W 81-75
Feb 6 vs LSU L 92-88
Feb 9 vs Kentucky L 71-67
Feb 12 vs Alabama W 81-62
Feb 16 at Arkansas W 77-67
Feb 20 at Georgia
Feb 23 vs South Carolina
Feb 26 vs Missouri
Mar 2 at Auburn
Mar 5 at Tennessee
Mar 9 vs Texas A&M

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Nov 9 vs Savannah State W 110-76
Nov 13 at Temple L 81-77
Nov 16 vs Sam Houston W 75-64
Nov 19* vs Illinois State W 80-68
Nov 20* vs. Georgia L 64-49
Nov 21* vs. Georgia State L 91-67
Nov 27 vs Kennesaw State W 84-51
Dec 3 vs Texas Southern W 92-75
Dec 15 vs Arizona State L 76-74
Dec 18 vs Oakland W 81-69
Dec 22 at Georgia Tech W 70-59
Dec 30 vs UMass W 91-72
Jan 5 at Tennessee L 96-50
Jan 9 vs Vanderbilt W 82-63
Jan 12 at Auburn L 93-78
Jan 15 vs Kentucky L 69-49
Jan 19 vs Florida L 62-52
Jan 23 at LSU L 92-82
Jan 26 vs Texas W 98-88
Jan 29 at Arkansas L 70-60
Feb 2 vs South Carolina L 86-80
Feb 6 at Alabama L 89-74
Feb 9 vs Ole Miss L 80-64
Feb 12 at Texas A&M L 73-56
Feb 16 vs LSU L 83-79
Feb 20 vs Mississippi State
Feb 23 at Ole Miss
Feb 27 vs Auburn
Mar 2 at Florida
Mar 6 vs Missouri
Mar 9 at South Carolina

Mississippi State-Georgia Prediction

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This game tips off at 5:30 PM CT (6:30 PM ET). TV: SEC NETWORK.

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