North Carolina-Asheville vs. St John's: Full Game Preview

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North Carolina-Asheville vs. St John's: Full Game Preview
UNC Asheville
(4-7, 1-5 away)
St John's
(8-3, 7-1 home)
Venue: Alumni Hall (NY)
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, December 21, 2012
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
UNC Asheville J Atkinson 17.7 J Atkinson 7.5 T Meyer 3.8
St John's D Harrison 20.6 J Sampson 7.4 P Greene IV 3.4

It could be a good day for Red Storm basketball at Alumni Hall (NY) on December 21st as St. John's takes on North Carolina-Asheville. The game tips off at 7:30 EST. The Red Storm come in at 8-3 overall. Meanwhile, the Bulldogs have a record of 4-7. The Red Storm RPI is No. 51 and the Bulldogs are ranked No. 237.

North Carolina-Asheville StatSmack

  • The St. John's scoring leader (D`Angelo Harrison) has more points than the North Carolina-Asheville scoring leader (Jeremy Atkinson).
  • It's only wins and losses, but St. John's has a better overall record than North Carolina-Asheville this season (8-3 vs 4-7).
  • St. John's embarrassed North Carolina-Asheville by 55 points the last time they played (Nov 16, 1998).
  • Winning is in our blood. St. John's had a better record in close games than North Carolina-Asheville last season (5-3 vs 2-4).
  • D`Angelo Harrison is ranked 6th nationally in points and 35th nationally in steals.
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, St. John's has had more players drafted by the NBA than North Carolina-Asheville (1 vs 0).
  • St. John's does a better job contesting shots (38.8% allowed vs 44.5% allowed) than North Carolina-Asheville this season.
  • We beat real teams. St. John's had more wins against the RPI Top 50 than North Carolina-Asheville last season (2 vs 0).
  • St. John's has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.522 to 0.480).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. St. John's has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than North Carolina-Asheville (13 vs 0).
UNCA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Jeremy Atkinson 34 18 8 2 2 0 3
C Keith Hornsby 31 14 4 3 1 0 3
C Trent Meyer 35 10 4 4 2 1 2
C- Will Weeks 28 8 4 2 1 0 2
C- D.J. Cunningham 24 9 6 1 1 3 2
D+ Jon Nwannunu 19 9 5 0 0 0 1
F Marcus Neely 16 2 2 1 1 0 1
F Sam Hughes 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Drew Combs 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Zack Davis 3 0 0 1 0 0 1
F Jaleel Roberts 6 1 2 0 0 1 0
F C. Littlejohn 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Josh Seligson 5 0 0 0 1 1 0
SJU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- D. Harrison 34 21 4 2 2 0 2
B+ JaKarr Sampson 31 14 7 1 1 2 2
B- Phil Greene IV 33 11 3 3 1 0 2
B- Chris Obekpa 25 5 5 2 1 5 1
C+ Amir Garrett 25 7 6 1 0 0 1
C S. Pointer 21 5 4 3 1 1 1
C Felix Balamou 12 4 2 1 0 1 0
D+ Christian Jones 14 4 2 1 0 0 1
D M. Bourgault 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D David Lipscomb 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Khadim Ndiaye 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Sam Sealy 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Jamal White 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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