Records: MSU (13-17, 3-14), USC (11-19, 4-13)
Tipoff: 3:01 p.m.
TV: SEC TV
Arena: Humphrey Coliseum
Series history: MSU leads 18-9
MSU – Junior guard Trivante Bloodman, sophomore center Gavin Ware, sophomore guard Craig Sword, freshman guard I.J. Ready and junior forward Roquez Johnson
USC – Freshman guard Sindarius Thornwell, senior guard Brenton Williams, freshman forward Demetrius Henry, sophomore forward Michael Carrera, sophomore forward Mindaugas Kacinas
Officials: Joe Lindsey, James Barker, Jeff Smith
One big thing to watch: A lot on the line: A win would give MSU the No. 13 seed in the SEC Tournament. It would also snap a 12-game losing streak and be the 400th victory in the Hump by the Bulldogs.
Preview: Bulldogs host the Gamecocks
Pregame song(s): Carolina by Parmalee – I picked this song for obvious reasons. I hope you enjoy.