Cal State Northridge vs. Long Beach State: Full Game Preview

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Cal State Northridge vs. Long Beach State: Full Game Preview
CS Northridge
(9-6, 3-4 away)
Long Beach State
(6-8, 3-2 home)
Venue: The Walter Pyramid
10:05PM ET / 7:05PM PT, January 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
CS Northridge S Hicks 18.7 S Hicks 8.2 J Greene 4.2
Long Beach State J Ennis 17.0 J Ennis 6.9 M Caffey 4.1

The 49ers got past UC-Santa Barbara 77-70 on January 5th with the help of 19 points and 9 rebounds from Michael Caffey. In addition to a team-leading 4.1 assists per game, he chips in 12.0 points per game. The Matadors were defeated by Cal State Fullerton 105-86 on January 5th despite 22 points and 12 rebounds from Stephen Maxwell. He contributes 7.8 rebounds per game in addition to his 12.9 points per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Cal State Northridge is strong in offensive rebounding percentage at 37.9. This is good enough for 2nd in the conference and 40th in the nation.

Cal State Northridge StatSmack

  • How does our back look? Long Beach State is ranked higher than Cal State Northridge in the Big West (#1 vs #6).
  • Long Beach State players are more experienced than Cal State Northridge players (7,329 minutes played vs 5,993 minutes played).
  • James Ennis is ranked 5th in the Big West in points, 9th in the Big West in rebounds, 8th in the Big West in steals, and 3rd in the Big West in blocks.
  • Dan Jennings is ranked 7th in the Big West in blocks.
  • Long Beach State beat Cal State Northridge by 8 points the last time they played (Feb 04, 2012).
  • The Long Beach State blocks leader (James Ennis) has more blocks than the Cal State Northridge blocks leader (Brandon Perry).
  • At least you keep showing up. Long Beach State has an average margin of victory of 11 over Cal State Northridge in 14 wins since 1990.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Long Beach State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (959 to 918) than Cal State Northridge, per the NCAA.
  • Long Beach State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Long Beach State is 77.6 inches compared to 76.1 inches for Cal State Northridge.
  • Michael Caffey is ranked 3rd in the Big West in assists and 5th in the Big West in steals.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Long Beach State has a stronger schedule than Cal State Northridge this season (SOS Rank: #8 vs #132).
CSUN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Stephan Hicks 31 19 8 1 2 0 2
B Stephen Maxwell 26 13 8 1 1 0 2
B- Josh Greene 31 13 3 4 2 0 2
C T. Hale-Edmerson 17 5 4 2 1 1 1
C Landon Drew 20 7 2 4 0 0 2
C- Brandon Perry 17 7 4 0 0 1 1
D+ T. Williams 16 5 3 2 0 0 1
D+ Allan Guei 19 5 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Donovan Johnson 14 4 1 1 1 0 1
D Morgan Tilford 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Lonnie Watson 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Jordan Mitchell 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Ian Clark 3 2 0 1 1 0 1
D- Ilya Ilyayev 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Ishmael Godfrey 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
LBSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B James Ennis 33 17 7 2 1 2 3
B- Tony Freeland 28 10 6 1 1 0 2
B- Michael Caffey 34 12 4 4 2 0 3
B- Keala King 30 10 6 3 1 0 2
C+ Dan Jennings 24 10 6 1 0 1 2
C P. Pappageorge 30 7 2 2 1 0 1
C- Kris Gulley 25 6 4 1 1 0 2
C- Deng Deng 17 6 3 0 0 1 1
D Kyle Richardson 14 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Nick Shepherd 11 1 1 0 0 0 1
D- Edgar Garibay 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Gatete Djuma 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Branford Jones 15 8 3 3 2 0 1
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