Towson vs. North Carolina-Wilmington: Full Game Preview

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Towson vs. North Carolina-Wilmington: Full Game Preview
Towson
(5-8, 4-6 away)
UNC Wilmington
(5-7, 5-0 home)
Venue: Trask Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Towson J Benimon 16.2 J Benimon 11.6 J Hairston 2.5
UNC Wilmington K Rendleman 16.2 K Rendleman 9.7 T Milson 2.6

With just a few games played, this might set the tone for the CAA campaign for both teams. The Seahawks stand at 5-7 overall and are playing their first CAA game. The Tigers maintain a record of 5-8 and are also playing their first conference game. Ignore the RPI in this case. According to their rankings, the Tigers are the better team, with a rank of No. 175 to the Seahawks No. 281. Last year, the Tigers won 66-61. Over the past four years, North Carolina-Wilmington has gone 4-3 against Towson, including 1-1 at home.

Towson StatSmack

  • The North Carolina-Wilmington basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Towson (100% vs 58%).
  • North Carolina-Wilmington has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Towson ($25,108 vs $29,808).
  • North Carolina-Wilmington has a much better NCSA Academic Ranking than Towson (#112 vs #143).
  • It must sting. North Carolina-Wilmington has blown out Towson by 20 points or more on 5 occasions since 2001.
  • North Carolina-Wilmington takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Towson (2 vs 0).
  • Cedrick Williams is ranked 7th in the CAA in rebounds and 4th in the CAA in blocks.
  • It's only wins and losses, but North Carolina-Wilmington has a better overall record than Towson this season (5-6 vs 4-8).
  • North Carolina-Wilmington has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than Towson (#27 vs #78).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? North Carolina-Wilmington currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (890 to 873) than Towson, per the NCAA.
  • North Carolina-Wilmington has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Towson ($14,009 vs $18,350).
TOW Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- J. Benimon 35 16 12 2 1 2 3
C Marcus Damas 30 10 4 1 1 1 2
C Jerome Hairston 28 8 2 2 1 0 3
C Bilal Dixon 22 6 6 0 0 1 1
C- Mike Burwell 27 8 3 1 1 0 2
D+ Rafriel Guthrie 21 6 3 1 1 0 2
D+ Kris Walden 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
D+ T. Parker-Rivera 16 3 3 0 0 0 1
D- B. Alston 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Jamel Flash 5 0 1 0 0 1 0
F Jeremy Schulkin 4 1 2 1 0 0 1
F C. Collins 4 3 1 0 0 0 0
F B. Blackstone 3 0 1 0 0 0 1
UNCW Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Keith Rendleman 32 16 10 1 2 1 2
C C. Williams 26 6 7 1 1 2 1
D+ Freddie Jackson 26 6 3 1 2 0 2
D+ Craig Ponder 25 8 3 1 1 0 3
D+ Tanner Milson 29 8 2 3 0 0 3
D Chris Dixon 21 6 2 2 0 0 3
D Tyree Graham 12 3 1 2 1 0 1
D Luke Hager 13 2 2 1 0 0 1
D Shane Reybold 8 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Dylan Sherwood 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Nate Anderson 5 3 0 0 0 0 0
F Alex Kilmartin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F C.J. Gettys 6 3 0 0 0 0 1
F Matt Wilson 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Marcus Graham 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Zack Allen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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