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SEC Preview: Arkansas versus Vanderbilt

After a third win in a row for (15-4) Arkansas on Saturday night against LSU, the Razorbacks are hungry for another “W” in their game against Vanderbilt on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium in Nashville. The (9-10) Vanderbilt Commodores with a (3-4) record within their own conference are coming off a 68-66 win over the No. 19 ranked Florida Gators. Within the SEC, the Razorbacks are (4-3), a close record to the Commodores which could make for a teeth-clenching game Tuesday night.

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In Arkansas’ 99-86 win over LSU, Razorback Center Moses Kinglsey scored a season-high of 24 points. Also, Kinglsey was officially declared the 40th player in Arkansas’ history that went over the 1,000-point mark. He reached this mark in the second half of the game.

For the second-half of the Commodores game over Florida, Vanderbilt scored 12 points in a row in the second half with the Gators scoring none during that time. With just seven minutes left of playing time, the Commodores were up 56-49.

Although the Commodores took a win away from the Gators’ first home game of the season, the Commodores have lost five out of their last 8 games.

Arkansas’ Statistics:

Average Points Per Game: 82

Average Rebounds Per Game: 38

Average Assists Made Per Game: 16

Percentage of Shots Made beyond the Arc Per Game:37.8%

Percentage of Shots Made from the Free Throw Line: 75.7%

Free Throws Attempted This Season: 478

Free Throws Made This Season: 358

 

Jan 21, 2017; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks guard Daryl Macon (4) dribbles in the first half against the LSU Tigers at Bud Walton Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 21, 2017; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks guard Daryl Macon (4) dribbles in the first half against the LSU Tigers at Bud Walton Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Arkansas’ Top Shooter:

Arkansas’ top shooter is Daryl Macon shooting an average of 14.1 points per game. Macon has attempted 178 field goal shots this season and has successfully made 78. Macon’s 3-point field goal percentage per game is 38.7%.

Vanderbilt’s Statistics:

Average Points Per Game: 72

Average Rebounds Per Game: 35

Average Assists Made Per Game: 14

Free Throws Attempted This Season: 355

Free Throws Made This Season: 275

 

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Mandatory Credit to USA Today Images

Commodore’s Top Shooter:

Vanderbilt’s top shooter is Matthew Fisher-Davis. Fisher-Davis has attempted 222 field goals, but has made 93. His average points made per game is 16.4 and his three-point field goal percentage per game is 39%.

Prediction:

In the last seven games for Vanderbilt versus Arkansas, the home team has won five out of seven of them. Although the statistics show that Arkansas has played a better season, Vanderbilt has a great chance with the home team advantage.

 To Know:

Game Time: 8:30 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Location: Memorial Gymnasium

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