Vanderbilt-Georgetown Notes

Vanderbilt tries to advance to the Elite Eight today for the first time in 42 years when they face Georgetown. Inside are probable starting lineups, a statistical comparison and a Georgetown scouting report.

Vanderbilt vs. Georgetown

SiteContinental Airlines Arena (20,029)
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Date/TimeMARCH 23, 2007 • 6:27 P.M. CT
TelevisionCBS
Radio104.5 FM
Sirius Radio:126
General School/ Team Information
.VanderbiltGeorgetown
Head CoachKevin StallingsJohn Thompson III
ConferenceSEC EastBig East
Record22-1128-6
Series RecordGU leads, 3-1
Projected Starters
Vanderbilt

03 - Alex Gordon, G, 5-11, 164, Jr, (7.9 ppg, 3.4 apg)
32 - Shan Foster, G/F, 6-6, 200, Jr. (15.6 ppg, 4.7 rpg)
04 - Derrick Byars, G/F, 6-7, 230, Sr. (17.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 3.4 apg)
20 - Dan Cage, G, 6-5, 215, Sr. (11.1 ppg, 3.2 rpg)
41 - Ross Neltner, F, 6-9, 247, Jr. (9.3 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.2 apg)

Georgetown

2 - Jonathan Wallace, G, 6-1, 188, Jr. (11.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg)
21 - Jessie Sapp, G, 6-3, 205, So. (9.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg)
55 - Roy Hibbert, C, 7-2, 278, Jr. (15 ppg, 12 rpg)
03 - DaJuan Summers, F, 6-8, 241, Fr. (12.3 ppg, 4.7 rpg)
32 - Jeff Green, F, 6-9, 235, Jr. (17.2 ppg, 7.2 rpg)

Stats Comparison
.Vanderbilt Georgetown
Scoring Offense76.668.6
Scoring Defense70.356.8
Scoring Margin+6.311.8
FG%50.545.7
FG% Defense43.738.2
3FG%36.537.7
3FG% Defense30.433.8
Free Throw %71.973.0
Rebounding33.633.9
Assists17.014.4
Turnovers13.612.6
Opponent Turnovers12.416.0
Steals5.47.6
Blocks5.12.7

Scouting Georgetown Georgetown ranks among the nation's leaders in several statistical categories through March 18 ... They were ranked No. 4 nationally in field goal percentage, connecting on 50.5 percent of its shots from the field ... The Hoyas are No. 4 in the country in scoring defense, allowing 56.8 points per game ... GU ranks No. 5 nationally in field goal percentage defense, with opponents connecting on 38.2 percent of its shots ... The Hoyas are 22nd in rebounding margin, grabbing 5.8 more boards than their opponents ... The team is also 14th nationally in scoring margin, winning by an average of 11.9 points per game ... Georgetown also ranks 24th nationally with 5.1 blocks per game.

Junior center Roy Hibbert set a new BIG EAST Conference record by connecting on 71.2 percent (79-of-111) of his shots from the field during league games this year.


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