Vanderbilt-Florida Notes

Vanderbilt hosts #1 Florida today (noon) in a nationally (CBS) televised game. Inside are starting lineups, statistical comparisons and a Florida scouting report.

Vanderbilt vs. Florida

SiteMemorial Gym (14,168)
Nashville, Tenn.
Date/TimeFEB. 17, 2007 • 12 P.M. CT
TelevisionCBS
Radio104.5 FM
Sirius Radio:122
General School/ Team Information
.VanderbiltFlorida
Head CoachKevin StallingsBilly Donovan
ConferenceSEC EastSEC East
Record17-8 (7-4 SEC)24-2 (11-0 SEC)
Series RecordVU leads, 59-53
Projected Starters
Vanderbilt

3 - Alex Gordon, G, 5-11, 164, Jr. (8.0 ppg, 3.6 apg)
32 - Shan Foster, G/F, 6-6, 200, Jr. (14.7 ppg, 4.8 rpg)
4 - Derrick Byars, G/F, 6-7, 230, Sr. (16.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.0 apg)
20 - Dan Cage, G, 6-5, 215, Sr. (11.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 2.0 apg)
41 - Ross Neltner, F, 6-9, 247, Jr. (10.0 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.3 apg)

Florida

11 - Taurean Green, G, 6-0, 177, Jr. (13.8 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 3.6 apg)
12 - Lee Humphrey, G, 6-2, 192, Sr. (10.2 ppg, 1.8 apg)
2 - Corey Brewer, F, 6-9, 185, Jr. (13.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 3.0 apg)
13 - Joakim Noah, F, 6-11, 232, Jr. (12.6 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 1.8 bpg)
42 - Al Horford, F, 6-10, 245, Jr. (12.6 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 1.6 bpg)

Stats Comparison
.Vanderbilt Florida
Scoring Offense76.781.4
Scoring Defense69.660.2
Scoring Margin+7.0+21.2
FG%.462.537
FG% Defense.428.397
3FG%.375.427
3FG% Defense.325.286
Free Throw %.720.676
Rebounding34.537.7
Assists16.917.1
Turnovers12.713.5
Opponent Turnovers15.513.9
Steals7.47.1
Blocks3.05.0

Scouting Florida

Florida (24-2, 11-0 SEC) features a balanced inside-outside attack that has helped the Gators lead the nation in field goal shooting (53.7 percent) this season.

Al Horford and Joakim Noah lead the frontcourt attack, combining for 25.2 points, 16.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocks each game. Noah is shooting 62.7 percent from the field while Horford is shooting at a 62.3 percent clip inside.

Taurean Green leads the Florida offense, averaging 13.8 points from the perimeter for the season. However, fellow guard Lee Humphrey leads the SEC in 3-point shooting percentage (.600) since the start of league action.

Portland, Tenn. product Corey Brewer leads Florida with 42 steals this season. He scored a career-high 26 points last season at Vanderbilt.


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