How to Watch Saint Mary’s Gaels vs. VCU Rams: Live Stream or on TV
The No. 5 Saint Mary’s Gaels (26-7) meet the No. 12 VCU Rams (27-7) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, starting at 2:00 PM.
In its most recent game, Saint Mary’s (CA) fell to Gonzaga on Tuesday, 77-51. Its top scorer was Logan Johnson with 20 points. On Sunday, in its most recent game, VCU defeated Dayton 68-56. With 16 points, Adrian Baldwin Jr. was its leading scorer.
When is Saint Mary’s (CA) vs. VCU and when does it start?
This game between the Gaels and Rams is set to start on Friday, March 17, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 2:00 PM ET.
Where to Watch Saint Mary’s (CA) vs. VCU
The Gaels and Rams will hit the floor at MVP Arena for this matchup on March 17, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on TBS.
Saint Mary’s Gaels vs. VCU Rams Game Preview
Saint Mary’s (CA) Stats, Odds & Insights
Saint Mary’s (CA) outscores opponents by 11.3 points per game (scoring 71.4 per game to rank 184th in college basketball while giving up 60.1 per contest to rank fifth in college basketball) and has a +371 scoring differential overall.
The Gaels score 8.5 more points than the Rams concede (62.9).
Saint Mary’s (CA) hits 7.8 three-pointers per game (133rd in college basketball) while shooting 37.1% from beyond the arc (38th in college basketball). It is making 2.5 more threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 5.3 per game while shooting 33.1%.
Offensively, the Gaels have performed better when playing at home this season, posting 74.3 points per game, compared to 70.0 per game on the road.
In its last 10 games, Saint Mary’s (CA) has been putting up 71.2 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 71.4 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
VCU Stats, Odds & Insights
VCU is outscoring opponents by 8.5 points per game, with a +290 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.4 points per game (184th in college basketball) and gives up 62.9 per outing (24th in college basketball).
The Rams’ 71.4 points per game are 11.3 more than the Gaels allow.
VCU makes 6.1 three-pointers per game (315th in college basketball) at a 34.7% rate (156th in college basketball), compared to the 6.1 its opponents make, shooting 32.3% from beyond the arc.
In 2022-23 the Rams are averaging 4.3 more points per game at home (73.0) than away (68.7).
Over its last 10 games, VCU is putting up 73.6 points per game, 2.2 more than its season average (71.4).
Gaels Key Players to Watch
Rams Key Players to Watch
|Adrian Baldwin Jr.||29||12.7||2.9||5.9||2.2||0.1||1.3|
|Brandon Johns Jr.||33||11.8||5.3||0.8||1.0||0.8||0.4|
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