How to Watch Tennessee vs. Mississippi State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – SEC Tournament

The No. 1 seed Tennessee Volunteers (24-7, 14-4 SEC) will take the court in the SEC tournament against the No. 9 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs (20-12, 8-10 SEC), Friday at 1:00 PM ET live on ESPN.

To watch the Volunteers battle the Bulldogs, tune in to ESPN.

Volunteers vs. Bulldogs Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Venue: Bridgestone Arena

Volunteers Insights

  • Tennessee ranks 41st in the country with 80.2 points per game so far this year. At the other end, it ranks 63rd with 67.7 points allowed per contest.
  • The Volunteers are averaging 39 rebounds per game (35th-ranked in college basketball). They are giving up 35.4 rebounds per contest (217th-ranked).
  • With 16.9 dimes per game, Tennessee is 18th-best in college basketball in the category.
  • This season, the Volunteers are averaging 9.9 turnovers per game (63rd-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 12.5 turnovers per contest (80th-ranked).
  • Tennessee is 58th in the nation with 8.7 three-pointers per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 146th with a 34.6% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • The Volunteers are 235th in the country with 7.7 three-pointers allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 46th with a 31.4% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.
  • Of the shots attempted by Tennessee in 2023-24, 59.1% of them have been two-pointers (68.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 40.9% have been three-pointers (31.5%).

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Bulldogs Insights

  • In 2023-24, Mississippi State is 131st in the country offensively (75.1 points scored per game) and 97th on defense (69.3 points conceded).
  • The Bulldogs are 45th in the nation in rebounds per game (38.6) and 57th in rebounds allowed (32.6).
  • With 14.3 assists per game, Mississippi State is 103rd in the country.
  • The Bulldogs commit 12.3 turnovers per game and force 11.7 per game, ranking 280th and 136th, respectively, in the nation.
  • In 2023-24, Mississippi State is 187th in the country in 3-point makes (7.4 per game) and 248th in 3-point percentage (32.8%).
  • In 2023-24 the Bulldogs are 138th in the country in 3-pointers allowed (7 per game) and eighth-best in defensive 3-point percentage (29.5%).
  • In 2023-24, Mississippi State has attempted 61.2% percent of its shots from inside the 3-point line, and 38.8% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 71.9% of Mississippi State’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 28.1% have been 3-pointers.

Volunteers Leaders

  • The Volunteers scoring leader is Dalton Knecht, who averages 21.4 per contest to go with 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Jonas Aidoo leads Tennessee in rebounding, averaging 7.6 per game, while Zakai Zeigler leads the team in assists, distributing an average of six in each contest.
  • Knecht makes more threes per game than any other member of the Volunteers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.5 per contest.
  • The Tennessee steals leader is Zeigler, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Aidoo, who compiles 1.9 rejections per contest.

Bulldogs Leaders

  • Cameron Matthews has averaged 6.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bulldogs leaderboards in those stat categories.
  • Josh Hubbard counts for 17 points per game, making him the top scorer on Mississippi State’s squad.
  • Hubbard knocks down 3.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bulldogs.
  • Matthews’ steals (two steals per game) and blocks (0.8 blocks per game) lead Mississippi State defensively.
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