SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at South Carolina

South Carolina-Ole Miss

Ole Miss plays at South Carolina on Tuesday 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
Ole Miss 0.469 0.368 0.773 256 877 371 199 88 327
Ole Miss OPP 0.428 0.368 0.715 267 807 336 147 83 383
South Carolina 0.431 0.360 0.690 298 910 329 153 116 355
South Carolina OPP 0.426 0.355 0.741 287 913 316 178 84 376

Statistical Leaders

Ole Miss Scoring Leaders

PLAYER PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Breein Tyree 18.4 150 103 57
Terence Davis 15.6 141 62 46
Devontae Shuler 9.7 82 44 35
Blake Hinson 8.7 68 37 35
Bruce Stevens 8.3 82 24 20
KJ Buffen 6.2 51 49 3
Dominik Olejniczak 5.8 60 26 0
D.C. Davis 2.6 20 17 7
Luis Rodriguez 1.2 9 5 0

Ole Miss Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER OR DR TR RPG
Terence Davis 35 118 153 6.1
Bruce Stevens 30 79 109 4.4
KJ Buffen 35 72 107 4.3
Devontae Shuler 20 81 101 4.0
Dominik Olejniczak 29 52 81 3.2
Breein Tyree 10 68 78 3.1
Blake Hinson 18 52 70 2.9
D.C. Davis 13 23 36 1.4
Luis Rodriguez 9 15 24 1.2
Zach Naylor 6 10 16 0.9
Brian Halums 4 1 5 0.5
Antonio Morgano 1 0 1 0.2

South Carolina Scoring Leaders

PLAYER PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Chris Silva 14.2 111 122 11
A.J. Lawson 13.8 117 68 44
Hassani Gravett 11.1 92 44 50
Keyshawn Bryant 8.8 92 31 5
Maik Kotsar 7.4 71 26 3
Tre Campbell 7.1 59 20 39
Felipe Haase 6.6 48 46 24

South Carolina Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER OR DR TR RPG
Chris Silva 64 125 189 7.6
Maik Kotsar 41 69 110 4.8
A.J. Lawson 23 87 110 4.4
Hassani Gravett 17 77 94 3.8
Felipe Haase 33 59 92 3.7
Keyshawn Bryant 26 60 86 3.4
Tre Campbell 7 33 40 1.6
Alanzo Frink 19 15 34 2.0
Justin Minaya 10 18 28 5.6
Evan Hinson 6 11 17 1.1
T.J. Moss 0 13 13 1.9
Jason Cudd 0 3 3 0.6
Nathan Nelson 0 1 1 1.0

NCAA RPI

Ole Miss: 30
South Carolina: 94

Ole Miss Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
#0 Blake Hinson G 6′-7″ 229 FR Deltona, FL
#1 Zach Naylor F 6′-7″ 220 JR Houston, TX
#2 Devontae Shuler G 6′-2″ 192 SO Irmo, SC
#3 Terence Davis G 6′-4″ 201 SR Southaven, MS
#4 Breein Tyree G 6′-2″ 192 JR Somerset, NJ
#5 Brian Halums G 6′-5″ 188 JR Hollandale, MS
#10 Carlos Curry F 6′-11″ 235 FR Albany, GA
#11 Franco Miller Jr. G 6′-2″ 202 FR Freeport, GB
#12 Bruce Stevens F 6′-8″ 252 SR Louin, MS
#13 Dominik Olejniczak C 7′-0″ 255 JR Torun, Poland
#14 KJ Buffen F 6′-7″ 220 FR Gainesville, GA
#15 Luis Rodriguez G 6′-6″ 202 FR Los Angeles, CA
#20 D.C. Davis G 5′-11″ 175 SR Purvis, MS
#30 Antonio Morgano G 5′-10″ 165 SO Morgantown, WV
#33 John McBride G 6′-5″ 216 FR Memphis, TN

South Carolina Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
#00 A.J. Lawson G 6′-6″ 172 FR Toronto, ON
#1 T.J. Moss G 6′-2″ 193 FR Memphis, TN
#2 Hassani Gravett G 6′-2″ 188 SR Villa Rica, GA
#4 Tre Campbell G 6′-0″ 183 SR Washington, DC
#5 Jermaine Couisnard G 6′-4″ 202 FR East Chicago, IN
#10 Justin Minaya F 6′-5″ 215 SO Harrington Park, NJ
#13 Felipe Haase F 6′-9″ 253 SO Osorno, Chile
#14 Nathan Nelson F 6′-5″ 174 FR Murfreesboro, TN
#20 Alanzo Frink F 6′-6″ 265 FR Jersey City, NJ
#21 Maik Kotsar F 6′-11″ 264 JR Tallinn, Estonia
#23 Evan Hinson G 6′-4″ 230 JR Deltona, FL
#24 Keyshawn Bryant F 6′-6″ 190 FR Winter Haven, FL
#30 Chris Silva F 6′-9″ 234 SR Libreville, Gabon
#31 Raymond Borup G
#33 Jason Cudd F 7′-1″ 263 SO Myrtle Beach, SC
#52 Jair Bolden G 6′-3″ 210 JR Brooklyn, NY

Ole Miss Schedule/Results

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Nov 10 vs W Michigan W 90-64
Nov 16 at Butler L 83-76
Nov 20 vs Nicholls W 75-55
Nov 23* vs Baylor W 78-70
Nov 24* vs Cincinnati L 71-57
Nov 28 vs San Diego W 93-86
Dec 1 vs UL Monroe W 83-60
Dec 8 at Illinois State W 81-74
Dec 12* vs SE Louisiana W 69-47
Dec 16 vs Chattanooga W 90-70
Dec 21* at Mid Tennessee W 74-56
Dec 29 vs FGCU W 87-57
Jan 5 at Vanderbilt W 81-71
Jan 9 vs Auburn W 82-67
Jan 12 at Mississippi State W 81-77
Jan 15 vs LSU L 83-69
Jan 19 vs Arkansas W 84-67
Jan 22 at Alabama L 74-53
Jan 26 vs Iowa State L 87-73
Jan 30 at Florida L 90-86 OT
Feb 2 vs Mississippi State L 81-75
Feb 6 vs Texas A&M W 75-71
Feb 9 at Georgia W 80-64
Feb 13 at Auburn W 60-55
Feb 16 vs Missouri W 75-65
Feb 19 at South Carolina
Feb 23 vs Georgia
Feb 27 vs Tennessee
Mar 2 at Arkansas
Mar 5 vs Kentucky
Mar 9 at Missouri

South Carolina Schedule/Results

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Nov 6 vs USC Upstate W 65-52
Nov 9 vs Stony Brook L 83-81
Nov 13 vs Norfolk State W 81-64
Nov 17* at Providence L 76-67
Nov 26 vs Wofford L 81-61
Nov 30 vs C. Carolina W 85-79
Dec 5 at Wyoming L 73-64
Dec 8 at Michigan L 89-78
Dec 19 vs UVA L 69-52
Dec 22 vs Clemson L 78-68
Dec 31 vs N Greenville W 97-46
Jan 5 at Florida W 71-69
Jan 8 vs Mississippi State W 87-82
Jan 13 vs Missouri W 85-75
Jan 16 at Vanderbilt W 74-71
Jan 19 at LSU L 89-67
Jan 22 vs Auburn W 80-77
Jan 26 at Oklahoma State L 74-70
Jan 29 vs Tennessee L 92-70
Feb 2 at Georgia L 86-80
Feb 5 at Kentucky L 76-48
Feb 9 vs Arkansas W 77-65
Feb 13 at Tennessee L 85-73
Feb 16 vs Texas A&M W 84-77
Feb 19 vs Ole Miss
Feb 23 at Mississippi State
Feb 26 vs Alabama
Mar 2 at Missouri
Mar 5 at Texas A&M
Mar 9 vs Georgia

Ole Miss-South Carolina Prediction

In terms of NCAA Tournament drama, this game isn’t hugely significant. Ole Miss has solidified its resume with a four-game winning streak, while South Carolina is not even on the bubble. The Gamecocks have to win a large stack of games and then beat one of the SEC’s elite teams to have any real shot at getting in the field. They are far from that goal right now, and they won’t play Tennessee, Kentucky or LSU before the SEC Tournament. Beating Ole Miss would improve South Carolina’s resume, but not nearly enough to make a big difference. The value of this game is related to the SEC Tournament: The winner gets the upper hand in the race for a No. 4 seed and a double-bye into the quarterfinals. Given how well Ole Miss is playing defense right now, it is hard to go against the Rebels. Ole Miss 68, South Carolina 65.

(Matt Zemek)

This game tips off at 6:00 PM CT (7:00 PM ET). TV: SEC NETWORK.

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