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South Carolina vs. Liberty 11/28/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Montana takes on USC on 11/28/2020 at 9:00PM.

Montana and USC face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Montana has a record of )-) this season. USC is 1-0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Montana Roster

The Players to Watch for Montana

Josh Vazquez 6-3 170.0 Guard

Josh Vazquez had a 8.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Josh Vazquez had a 0.3 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Josh Vazquez attempted 0.622% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.348% of his three point shots fired this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. He made 0.339% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Josh Vazquez was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Derrick Carter-Hollinger 6-5 207.0 Forward

Derrick Carter-Hollinger sported a 15.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Derrick Carter-Hollinger sported a 1.1 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. Last season, he was a positive contributor for the team. Good things happened when he was on the floor. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Derrick Carter-Hollinger attempted 0.128% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Derrick Carter-Hollinger shot 0.474% from long range last season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.615% of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Cameron Satterwhite 6-4 172.0 Guard

Cameron Satterwhite sported a 14.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Cameron Satterwhite had a -0.9 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Cameron Satterwhite attempted 0.371% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Cameron Satterwhite shot 0.38% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. He made 0.455% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Cameron Satterwhite was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Cameron Parker 6-2 170.0 Guard

Cameron Parker had a 15.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Cameron Parker sported a -2.8 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Cameron Parker attempted 0.308% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.293% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.5% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Cameron Parker was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Cameron Parker opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Cameron Parker is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Kyle Owens 6-8 210.0 Forward

Kyle Owens sported a 11.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Kyle Owens had a -3.0 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Kyle Owens last season had 0.324% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Kyle Owens shot 0.303% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.551% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Mack Anderson 6-9 207.0 Forward

Mack Anderson sported a 11.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Mack Anderson sported a -3.2 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Mack Anderson attempted 0.014% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Mack Anderson shot 0.0% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Mack Anderson shot 0.562% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Eddy Egun 6-4 198.0 Guard

Eddy Egun had a 6.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Eddy Egun had a -4.1 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Eddy Egun last season had 0.491% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Eddy Egun shot 0.346% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.259% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

The USC Roster

The Players to Watch for USC

Evan Mobley 7-0 210.0 Forward

Evan Mobley sports a 25.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Evan Mobley attempted 0.133% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Evan Mobley shot 0.5% from long range this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Evan Mobley shot 0.692% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

He is one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

Evan Mobley has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Evan Mobley is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Tahj Eaddy 6-2 165.0 Guard

Tahj Eaddy sports a 23.4 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Tahj Eaddy attempted 0.625% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.4% of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 1.0% of his two point shots attempted this season. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

This season, when shots were missed, Tahj Eaddy is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

Tahj Eaddy has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Tahj Eaddy is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Ethan Anderson 6-1 210.0 Guard

Ethan Anderson has a 13.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Ethan Anderson this season has 0.429% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.333% of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Ethan Anderson shot 0.75% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

This season, when shots were missed, Ethan Anderson is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Ethan Anderson has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Ethan Anderson is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Isaiah Mobley 6-10 235.0 Forward

Isaiah Mobley has a 20.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Isaiah Mobley attempted 0.25% of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Isaiah Mobley shot 0.0% from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Isaiah Mobley shot 0.667% inside the perimeter. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

He is one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Isaiah Mobley has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Drew Peterson 6-8 185.0 Guard

Drew Peterson has a 19.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Drew Peterson this season has 0.125% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.0% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.571% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Drew Peterson has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Montana vs. USC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Montana 60 USC 84

Spread Pick: USC -11 -110 BetOnline
Moneyline Pick: USC -612 SportsInteraction
Total Pick: Over 138 -115 WagerWeb