How to Watch South Carolina vs. Florida Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – March 2

The No. 18 South Carolina Gamecocks (23-5, 11-4 SEC) host the No. 24 Florida Gators (20-8, 10-5 SEC) in a matchup of SEC rivals at Colonial Life Arena, beginning at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

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Gamecocks vs. Gators Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Venue: Colonial Life Arena

Gamecocks Insights

  • South Carolina is scoring 71.7 points per game this season (247th-ranked in college basketball), but it has really played well defensively, ceding just 65.3 points per game (22nd-best).
  • So far this season, the Gamecocks are grabbing 36.1 boards per game (139th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 32.2 rebounds per contest (40th-ranked).
  • This year, South Carolina ranks 48th in college basketball in assists, dishing out 15.5 per game.
  • The Gamecocks rank 10th-worst in college basketball with 8.9 forced turnovers per contest. Meanwhile, they are committing 9.5 turnovers per game (38th-ranked in college basketball).
  • South Carolina is making 8.3 three-pointers per game (96th-ranked in college basketball). It owns a 34.1% shooting percentage (172nd-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • The Gamecocks are allowing opponents to post a 32.6% three-point percentage this year (124th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve thrived by allowing only 5.7 treys per game (15th-best).
  • So far this season, South Carolina has taken 58.1% two-pointers, accounting for 67.6% of the team’s baskets. It has shot 41.9% three-pointers (32.4% of the team’s baskets).

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Gators Insights

  • On offense, Florida is the ninth-best team in the country (84.7 points per game). Defensively, it is 311th (77.0 points conceded per game).
  • The Gators are the best team in the nation in rebounds per game (43.6) and are ranked 230th in rebounds conceded (35.7).
  • This season Florida is ranked 61st in the nation in assists at 15.2 per game.
  • In 2023-24, the Gators are 205th in the country in turnovers committed (11.5 per game) and 262nd in turnovers forced (10.5).
  • Florida makes 7.8 3-pointers per game and shoots 33.6% from beyond the arc, ranking 143rd and 200th, respectively, in the country.
  • Giving up 6.8 3-pointers per game and conceding 32.1% from beyond the arc, the Gators are 112th and 97th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
  • In 2023-24, Florida has attempted 35.1% percent of its shots from beyond the arc, and 64.9% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.9% of Florida’s buckets have been 3-pointers, and 74.1% have been 2-pointers.

Gamecocks Leaders

  • The Gamecocks scoring leader is Meechie Johnson Jr., who averages 13.8 per contest to go with 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists.
  • South Carolina’s leading rebounder is Collin Murray-Boyles averaging 5.1 boards per game and its best passer is Ta’Lon Cooper and his 4.4 assists per game.
  • Johnson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Gamecocks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.
  • Johnson and Murray-Boyles lead South Carolina on the defensive end, with Johnson leading the team in steals averaging 1.0 per game and Murray-Boyles in blocks averaging 0.7 per contest.

Gators Leaders

  • Walter Clayton Jr. sits at the top of the Gators scoring leaderboard with 16.8 points per game. He also collects 3.8 rebounds and racks up 2.8 assists per game.
  • Tyrese Samuel puts up a stat line of 7.8 rebounds, 13.5 points and 1.7 assists per game for Florida to take the top rebound spot on the team. Zyon Pullin has the top spot for assists with 4.7 per game, adding 15.3 points and 3.9 rebounds per outing.
  • Clayton hits 2.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Gators.
  • Clayton (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for Florida while Alex Condon (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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