Sacred Heart vs. George Washington: Full Game Preview

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Sacred Heart vs. George Washington: Full Game Preview
Sacred Heart
(2-8, 1-5 away)
George Washington
(5-6, 3-3 home)
Venue: Charles E. Smith Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, December 30, 2012
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Sacred Heart S Gibson 17.1 L Montes 6.5 P Gaetano 7.1
George Washington I Armwood 13.8 I Armwood 8.9 P Garino 2.7

The Colonials look for a win at Charles E. Smith Center on Sunday as Sacred Heart visits George Washington. The game gets underway at 2:00 EST. The Colonials come in at 5-6 overall. The Pioneers have a 2-8 record. According to the RPI, the Colonials are ranked No. 193 while the Pioneers are ranked No. 219. Sacred Heart has lost its last six games.

Sacred Heart StatSmack

  • AP voters think more highly of George Washington and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Sacred Heart (26 vs 0).
  • Even computers respect George Washington more. We have a better RPI this season than Sacred Heart (RPI: #194 vs #218).
  • Maybe someday you'll play some real competition. George Washington has a stronger schedule (including future opponents) than Sacred Heart this season (Projected SOS Rank: #94 vs #169).
  • George Washington has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (0.561 to 0.437).
  • It's only wins and losses, but George Washington has a better overall record than Sacred Heart this season (5-6 vs 2-8).
  • George Washington does a better job contesting shots (40.2% allowed vs 45.9% allowed) than Sacred Heart this season.
  • Isaiah Armwood is ranked 12th nationally in blocks.
  • George Washington is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on George Washington is 78.1 inches compared to 76.6 inches for Sacred Heart.
  • The George Washington steals leader (Patricio Garino) has more steals than the Sacred Heart steals leader (Steve Glowiak).
  • The George Washington blocks leader (Isaiah Armwood) has more blocks than the Sacred Heart blocks leader (Nick Greenbacker).
  • George Washington can actually jump, with more rebounds (39.7 per game vs 33.9 per game) than Sacred Heart this season.
SHU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Shane Gibson 29 17 3 1 1 1 3
C+ Louis Montes 29 13 7 1 1 1 2
C Steve Glowiak 23 9 2 1 1 0 1
C Phil Gaetano 34 4 3 7 1 0 4
C- J. Swidowski 20 8 4 0 1 1 1
C- Evan Kelley 26 6 4 1 0 0 1
D+ N. Greenbacker 17 4 2 1 0 1 1
D+ Femi Akinpetide 20 5 5 0 0 0 2
D De`Aires Tate 12 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Tevin Falzon 13 3 2 0 0 0 1
D- M. Abdel Latif 7 2 2 0 0 1 0
F Lewis Cramer 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
GW Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Isaiah Armwood 32 13 9 2 1 3 3
C Patricio Garino 27 10 3 3 2 1 3
C Lasan Kromah 26 10 4 2 1 0 2
C Kevin Larsen 23 7 7 2 1 1 2
C- Joe McDonald 27 7 4 3 1 0 3
D+ Dwayne Smith 11 7 3 0 0 0 1
D Nemanja Mikic 14 4 2 1 0 0 1
D John Kopriva 10 3 2 0 0 0 0
D Jonathan Davis 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
D Bryan Bynes 19 2 2 2 0 0 2
D Kethan Savage 8 1 1 1 0 0 1
D- Paris Maragkos 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
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