South Carolina concludes the regular season at Vanderbilt on Saturday in the second meeting between the two schools in 2013. The Commodores posted a 58-51 victory in January at Colonial Life Arena. The contest will be televised on the SEC Network (check local listings) set for a 1:47 p.m. ET start time. Fans can also listen on the Gamecock IMG Sports Network via GamecocksOnline.com and on 107.5 The Game in Columbia with Andy Demetra (play-by-play) and Casey Manning (analyst).
Saturday, March 9, 2013
1:47 p.m. ET
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Vanderbilt leads 27-24 (Vandy leads 14-10 in Nashville)
Vanderbilt win, 58-51 on Jan. 19, 2013 in Columbia, S.C.
Joe Davis (pxp), Barry Booker (analyst)
Gamecock IMG Radio Network
Andy Demetra (pxp), Casey Manning (analyst)
The Commodores suffered a 66-40 loss at Florida on Wednesday, but had won their three previous games - at Mississippi State, vs. Georgia and at Auburn. Vandy enters Saturday's contest with a 13-16 overall record, which includes a 7-10 mark in SEC play. VU is currently ranked 10th in the league. Sophomore guard Kedren Johnson paces the team with 13.7 points per game and 3.6 assists per outing. The Gamecocks held Johnson to just three points in the meeting at Colonial Life Arena in January. Vandy ranks third in league play in field goal defense, holding opponents to just 60.1 points per game and the Commodores' 7.9 made 3-point baskets per game ranks second. The team is led by head coach Kevin Stallings in his 14th season.