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Scouting Mississippi State: Bulldogs' roster, rankings, stat comparison

Reggie Perry registered a double-double against Arkansas earlier this season.
Reggie Perry registered a double-double against Arkansas earlier this season. (Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports)

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Desperately needing a win, Arkansas (16-8, 4-7 SEC) welcomes Mississippi State (15-9, 6-5) to Bud Walton Arena for a rematch Saturday afternoon.

Before the noon CT tip, which will be televised on the SEC Network, HawgBeat thought it'd be a good idea to give a scouting report of sorts on the Bulldogs.

Below is a look at their starting lineup, bench players and where they're ranked in key metrics and statistics...

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Mississippi State's Projected Starting Lineup

#0 - G Nick Weatherspoon - Jr., 6-2, 185

Stats: 30.0 min., 11.7 pts. (42.2 FG%, 82.5 FT%), 3.9 reb., 4.4 ast.

#1 - F Reggie Perry - So., 6-10, 250

Stats: 30.4 min., 17.7 pts. (50.9 FG%, 32.3 3PT%, 75.7 FT%), 9.9 reb., 2.4 ast., 1.0 blk.

#3 - G D.J. Stewart Jr. - R-Fr., 6-6, 205

Stats: 28.8 min., 8.9 pts. (46.2 FG%, 34.4 3PT%, 70.0 FT%), 2.4 reb., 1.4 ast.

#12 - G Robert Woodard II - So., 6-7, 235

Stats: 33.5 min., 11.7 pts. (50.0 FG%, 46.3 3PT%), 7.1 reb., 1.3 ast., 1.3 stl.

#24 - F Abdul Ado - R-Jr., 6-11, 255

Stats: 27.4 min., 5.5 pts. (56.8 FG%), 6.8 reb., 1.8 ast.

Mississippi State's Bench

#5 - G Iverson Molinar - Fr., 6-3, 195

Stats: 16.8 min., 6.2 pts. (49.1 FG%, 36.4 3PT%, 77.5 FT%), 1.0 reb., 1.5 ast.

#23 - G Tyson Carter - Sr., 6-4, 175

Stats: 29.4 min., 12.9 pts. (36.4 FG%, 29.6 3PT%, 85.7 FT%), 2.7 reb., 3.2 ast., 1.2 stl.

Rankings Comparison - Mississippi State | Arkansas

~NET: No. 51 | No. 43

~KenPom: No. 49 | No. 43

~ESPN BPI: No. 40 | No. 46

~Sagarin: No. 48 | No. 62

Stat Comparison

Arkansas-Mississippi State Stat Comparison
Stat Mississippi State Arkansas

Points/game

73.2 (126th)

74.3 (95th)

FG%

46.1% (59th)

43.6% (185th)

3PT%

33.2% (192nd)

31.5% (283rd)

FT%

74.9% (54th)

72.0% (126th)

Rebound margin

+8.00 (9th)

-6.54 (341st)

Assist/turnover ratio

0.97 (184th)

0.98 (179th)

Steals/game

5.50 (274th)

8.75 (17th)

Blocks/game

4.92 (23rd)

3.59 (76th)

Opp. points/game

67.0 (116th)

66.7 (102nd)

Opp. FG%

42.0% (134th)

41.1% (88th)

Opp. 3PT%

31.3% (91st)

25.1% (1st)