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South Carolina Gamecocks at Tennessee Volunteers: the key to the game

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You know, you don't really realize just how much you've customized your computer until you get a new one. I've gotten myself behind just learning how to drive this crazy thing, so the South Carolina preview is going to be abbreviated. Really, though, it should be shortened anyway because there is one key to the game and one key only. This is that key:

Key to the Game

Stop Devan Downey. I think today it would just be nice not to allow an opposing guard a career high, which, by the way, is 37 for Downey. Holding him to less than 20 (his average is 19.6) would be biscuits and gravy. Holding him to 15 or less would be like adding sausage. Hmm. It's 8:04 and I haven't had breakfast yet, so that explains that.

KEY STATS COMPARISON
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Category
Rank
Actual
Rank
Actual
Scoring Offense
7
83.5
24
80.1
Scoring Defense
308
76.1
162
66.6
Scoring Margin
82
7.3
29
13.5
Field-Goal Percentage
109
45.0
34
47.4
Field-Goal Percentage Defense
249
44.7
92
41.1
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game
119
6.8
159
6.3
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage
247
30.4
19
39.4
Three Pt FG Defense
287
0.369
83
0.317
Free-Throw Percentage
159
68.9
257
65.2
Rebound Margin
17
7.5
133
1.8
Assists Per Game
18
17.0
245
12.0
Assist Turnover Ratio
42
1.17
239
0.83
Blocked Shots Per Game
114
3.8
76
4.2
Steals Per Game
130
7.3
5
10.3
Turnovers Per Game
190
14.5
176
14.4
Turnover Margin
124
1.1
8
5.6
Personal Fouls Per Game
291
20.8
112
17.7

PLAYERS TO WATCH Tennessee logo
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Category Player Rank Actual Player Rank Actual
Points PG Tyler Smith
77
17.8
Devan Downey
30
19.6
FG%
3-Point FG PG
3-Point FG%
FT %
Rebounds PG Wayne Chism
38
9.1
Mike Holmes
75
8.1
Assists PG
Blocks PG
Steals PG
Devan Downey
Dominique Archie
8
81
2.9
1.9
Assist-TO
Ratio
Bobby Maze
73
2.04