Friday's game at American Airlines Center has the South Carolina Gamecocks (36-0) going head to head against the Iowa Hawkeyes (30-6) at 9:30 PM ET on March 31. Our computer prediction projects a 77-68 win for South Carolina, who are favored by our model.

The Gamecocks came out on top in their most recent outing 86-75 against Maryland on Monday.

South Carolina vs. Iowa Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 9:30 PM ET
  • Where: American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN

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South Carolina vs. Iowa Score Prediction

  • Prediction: South Carolina 77, Iowa 68

South Carolina Schedule Analysis

  • When the Gamecocks defeated the Stanford Cardinal (No. 5 in the AP's Top 25) on November 20 by a score of 76-71, it was their best win of the season so far.
  • The Gamecocks have the most Quadrant 1 wins in the country (17).
  • South Carolina has tied for the eighth-most Quadrant 2 victories in the nation (eight).
  • The Gamecocks have tied for the 47th-most Quadrant 3 wins in the nation (seven).

South Carolina 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 76-71 on the road over Stanford (No. 5/AP Poll) on November 20
  • 81-77 on the road over UConn (No. 6/AP Poll) on February 5
  • 88-64 at home over LSU (No. 9/AP Poll) on February 12
  • 86-75 over Maryland (No. 7/AP Poll) on March 27
  • 81-56 on the road over Maryland (No. 7/AP Poll) on November 11

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South Carolina Performance Insights

  • The Gamecocks have a +1061 scoring differential, topping opponents by 29.4 points per game. They're putting up 80.5 points per game to rank seventh in college basketball and are giving up 51.1 per outing to rank third in college basketball.
  • South Carolina's offense has been less effective in SEC contests this year, posting 80 points per contest, compared to its season average of 80.5 PPG.
  • At home, the Gamecocks are putting up 7.6 more points per game (84.8) than they are away from home (77.2).
  • Defensively, South Carolina has been better in home games this year, allowing 46.9 points per game, compared to 54.2 away from home.
  • In their last 10 games, the Gamecocks have been putting up 75 points per game, an average that's a little lower than the 80.5 they've scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.