Northeastern vs. Central Connecticut State: Full Game Preview

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Northeastern vs. Central Connecticut State: Full Game Preview
Northeastern
(4-6, 2-1 away)
Central Conn.
(4-4, 1-1 home)
Venue: William H. Detrick Gymnasium
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, December 21, 2012
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Northeastern J Lee 19.0 Q Ford 7.0 J Lee 5.0
Central Conn. K Vinales 23.5 M Hunter 7.6 K Vinales 3.9

There is one important category where Central Connecticut State has a statistical edge, scoring, where the Blue Devils have the upper hand over the Huskies, 75 pts/game to 65 pts/game.

Central Connecticut State StatSmack

  • Northeastern allows fewer rebounds (30.8 allowed per game vs 37.9 allowed per game) than Central Connecticut State this season.
  • At least you keep showing up. Northeastern has an average margin of victory of 11 over Central Connecticut State in 5 wins since 1982.
  • Northeastern has a better scoring defense (67.9 allowed per game vs 77.4 allowed per game) than Central Connecticut State this season.
  • The Northeastern three-point leader (Joel Smith) has more three-pointers than the Central Connecticut State three-point leader (Kyle Vinales).
  • We just win. Northeastern has more wins over the last 5 years than Central Connecticut State (82 vs 75).
  • The Northeastern rebounding leader (Quincy Ford) has more rebounds than the Central Connecticut State rebounding leader (Matt Hunter).
  • Winning is in our blood. Northeastern had a better record in close games than Central Connecticut State last season (6-3 vs 3-4).
  • The Northeastern basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Central Connecticut State (56% vs 43%).
  • Northeastern has a better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (0.529 to 0.509).
  • Joel Smith is ranked 42nd nationally in three-pointers.
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Joel Smith 35 17 4 3 1 0 3
B Reggie Spencer 30 12 7 2 1 1 2
B- Quincy Ford 33 13 7 1 1 1 2
C+ Jonathan Lee 31 19 3 5 1 0 3
C- Zach Stahl 22 6 2 1 1 0 1
C- David Walker 21 4 2 2 2 0 1
D+ D. Pollard 16 5 1 1 1 0 1
D M. Banegas-Flores 18 3 2 2 1 0 2
D Derrico Peck 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D D. Marshavelski 7 3 1 0 0 0 1
D Chris Avenant 12 1 1 1 1 0 0
CCSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Matt Hunter 37 20 8 2 2 1 4
B+ Kyle Vinales 40 24 2 4 1 0 3
C+ M. McMillan 39 7 5 3 2 0 2
C Joseph Efese 29 8 5 1 1 1 1
C Adonis Burbage 33 9 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Terrell Allen 14 5 2 1 1 1 1
D Brandon Peel 11 2 3 0 0 0 1
D Andrew Hurd 6 1 1 0 1 0 0
D- Erik Raleigh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F K. Cumberlander 14 2 0 0 0 0 1
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