SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Oklahoma

Vanderbilt-Oklahoma

Vanderbilt plays at Oklahoma on Saturday 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
Vanderbilt 0.449 0.337 0.690 185 677 233 86 78 234
Vanderbilt OPP 0.414 0.313 0.695 189 613 190 101 56 206
Oklahoma 0.448 0.342 0.673 194 771 245 112 72 242
Oklahoma OPP 0.387 0.317 0.676 189 665 220 116 61 218

NCAA RPI

Vanderbilt: 82
Oklahoma: 29

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
#0 Saben Lee G 6′-2″ 183 SO Phoenix, AZ
#1 Yanni Wetzell F 6′-10″ 240 JR Auckland, NZ
#2 Joe Toye G 6′-7″ 210 SR Chicago, IL
#3 Maxwell Evans G 6′-2″ 192 SO Houston, TX
#10 Darius Garland G 6′-2″ 175 FR Nashville, TN
#11 Simisola Shittu F 6′-10″ 240 FR Burlington, ON
#13 Matthew Moyer F 6′-8″ 217 SO Gahanna, OH
#14 Isaiah Rice G 5′-11″ 195 SO Indianapolis, IN
#15 Clevon Brown F 6′-8″ 240 JR San Antonio, TX
#24 Aaron Nesmith F 6′-6″ 213 FR Charleston, SC
#30 Mac Hunt G 6′-6″ 182 FR Chattanooga, TN
#32 Matt Ryan F 6′-8″ 209 JR Cortlandt Manor, NY
#50 Ejike Obinna F 6′-10″ 234 SO Enugu, Nigeria

Oklahoma Roster

Link to Oklahoma Roster

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Nov 6 vs Winthrop W 92-79
Nov 11 at USC W 82-78
Nov 16 vs Alcorn State W 79-54
Nov 19 vs Liberty W 79-70
Nov 23 vs Kent State L 77-75
Nov 27 vs Savannah State W 120-85
Dec 1* at NC State L 80-65
Dec 5 vs Mid Tennessee W 79-51
Dec 17 vs Arizona State W 81-65
Dec 22* at Kansas State L 69-58
Dec 29 vs Tennessee St W 95-76
Dec 31 vs UNC Asheville W 90-59
Jan 5 vs Ole Miss L 81-71
Jan 9 at Georgia L 82-63
Jan 12 at Kentucky L 56-47
Jan 16 vs South Carolina L 74-71
Jan 19 vs Mississippi State L 71-55
Jan 23 vs Tennessee L 88-83 (OT)
Jan 26 at Oklahoma
Jan 29 vs Kentucky
Feb 2 at Missouri
Feb 5 at Arkansas
Feb 9 vs Alabama
Feb 13 at Florida
Feb 16 vs Auburn
Feb 19 at Tennessee
Feb 23 at Alabama
Feb 27 vs Florida
Mar 2 at Texas A&M
Mar 6 vs Arkansas
Mar 9 at LSU

Oklahoma Schedule/Results

Link to Oklahoma Schedule

Vanderbilt-Oklahoma Prediction

The Vanderbilt Commodores almost scored a huge win. How many times have you read that sentence over the years? One year, it’s Kentucky slipping away in Rupp Arena. The next, it’s the Vols somehow tiptoeing out of Memorial Gym with a victory. Now Vanderbilt has to absorb that immense disappointment and find a way to get energized for this road trip to Oklahoma. The Sooners have been better than expected without Trae Young – maybe not a lot better than expected, but enough to be in the NCAA Tournament conversation. Vanderbilt is clearly playing spoiler, while Oklahoma – a solid team at home – is trying to avoid seeing its season get spoiled. If Vanderbilt had beaten Tennessee, it would have come into Norman with supreme confidence. Now? The air might be out of the balloon, at least for one day. Oklahoma 75, Vanderbilt 68. (Matt Zemek)

Game time: 4 ET, 3 CT, on ESPN2

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