Washington State vs. Stanford: Full Game Preview

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Washington State vs. Stanford: Full Game Preview
Washington State
(9-5, 0-3 away)
Stanford
(9-6, 8-2 home)
Venue: Maples Pavilion
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Washington State B Motum 20.0 B Motum 6.5 R Woolridge 2.8
Stanford D Powell 14.5 J Huestis 9.1 C Randle 3.0

In their last game, Mike Ladd put up 16 points and 6 rebounds in the Cougars 68-63 loss to Washington on January 5th. In addition to his 9.8 points per game, he is also chipping in 5.5 rebounds per game. For the Cardinal, Dwight Powell finished with 17 points and 13 rebounds in the 68-60 loss to UCLA on January 5th. His 14.5 points per game is the highest mark on the team. From a tempo-free perspective, Stanford is strong in defensive rebounding percentage at 72.9. This is good enough for 2nd in the conference and 33rd in the nation.

Stanford StatSmack

  • Washington State waxed Stanford by 12 points the last time they played (Jan 19, 2012).
  • The Washington State three-point leader (DaVonte Lacy) has more three-pointers than the Stanford three-point leader (Chasson Randle).
  • Washington State has a better scoring defense (55.2 allowed per game vs 63.6 allowed per game) than Stanford this season.
  • Washington State has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Stanford ($31,111 vs $53,000).
  • Brock Motum is ranked 23rd nationally in points.
  • Washington State has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Stanford ($20,069 vs $53,000).
  • The Washington State scoring leader (Brock Motum) has more points than the Stanford scoring leader (Dwight Powell).
  • At least you keep showing up. Washington State has an average margin of victory of 8 over Stanford in 25 wins since 1980.
  • Washington State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Washington State is 78.1 inches compared to 77.0 inches for Stanford.
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Washington State has come back to win after being down at half against Stanford 3 times since 2008.
  • Washington State allows fewer rebounds (30.2 allowed per game vs 33.5 allowed per game) than Stanford this season.
WSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Brock Motum 33 20 7 1 0 1 3
C+ Mike Ladd 31 10 6 3 1 0 2
C DaVonte Lacy 30 12 3 2 1 0 2
C- Royce Woolridge 29 7 3 3 1 0 2
C- D. Kernich-Drew 24 8 3 2 0 0 1
C- D.J. Shelton 24 5 6 1 1 1 2
D+ Will Dilorio 16 4 3 1 1 0 1
D Junior Longrus 11 1 2 1 0 1 1
D Bryce Leavitt 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
D James Hunter 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
D Brett Boese 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Dominic Ballard 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
D- Keaton Hayenga 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
STAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dwight Powell 28 15 8 2 1 1 3
B Josh Huestis 32 9 9 1 1 2 2
B- Chasson Randle 29 13 3 3 2 0 2
C+ Aaron Bright 26 10 1 3 0 0 2
C Andy Brown 22 7 3 1 1 0 1
C- Rosco Allen 13 4 2 1 1 0 1
D+ John Gage 12 5 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Robbie Lemons 13 4 1 1 0 0 0
D+ C. Sanders 13 3 1 1 0 0 0
D+ Anthony Brown 20 6 3 1 1 0 2
D Stefan Nastic 10 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Gabriel Harris 10 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Grant Verhoeven 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Wade Morgan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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