Robert Morris vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Full Game Preview

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Robert Morris  vs. Fairleigh Dickinson: Full Game Preview
Robert Morris
(8-7, 4-5 away)
Fairleigh Dickinson
(6-8, 3-1 home)
Venue: Rothman Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 10, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris V Jones 12.6 R Johnson 6.0 V Jones 5.6
Fairleigh Dickinson M Bolding 15.1 K Rochford 10.0 S Harris 3.9

In spite of 22 points from Velton Jones, the Colonials came up short 77-70 against Central Connecticut State on January 5th. A stat-sheet stuffer, he leads the team with 12.6 points per game, 5.6 assists per game, and 1.9 steals per game. The Knights were defeated by Wagner 68-55 on January 5th despite 16 points and 16 rebounds from Kinu Rochford. He leads the team in rebounds with 10.0 per game and blocks with 1.3 per game.

Fairleigh Dickinson StatSmack

  • Robert Morris has a better scoring defense (66.7 allowed per game vs 81.3 allowed per game) than Fairleigh Dickinson this season.
  • The Robert Morris blocks leader (Vaughn Morgan) has more blocks than the Fairleigh Dickinson blocks leader (Kinu Rochford).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Robert Morris has a better overall record than Fairleigh Dickinson this season (8-5 vs 5-7).
  • The Robert Morris three-point leader (Karvel Anderson) has more three-pointers than the Fairleigh Dickinson three-point leader (Mustafaa Jones).
  • Lucky Jones is ranked 7th in the NEC in rebounds.
  • Robert Morris can actually jump, with more rebounds (32.9 per game vs 29.1 per game) than Fairleigh Dickinson this season.
  • The Robert Morris steals leader (Mike McFadden) has more steals than the Fairleigh Dickinson steals leader (Sidney Sanders Jr.).
  • Robert Morris players are more experienced than Fairleigh Dickinson players (13,397 minutes played vs 8,318 minutes played).
  • Robert Morris is better under pressure, and has defeated Fairleigh Dickinson in 5 out of the last 8 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Even computers respect Robert Morris more. We have a better RPI this season than Fairleigh Dickinson (RPI: #118 vs #156).
RMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Velton Jones 28 13 2 6 2 0 3
C Karvel Anderson 24 12 3 1 1 0 1
C Lucky Jones 26 9 6 1 1 0 2
C Coron Williams 25 11 3 1 1 0 1
C Russell Johnson 25 7 6 2 1 1 2
C Mike McFadden 25 9 4 1 2 0 2
D+ David Appolon 17 5 2 1 1 0 1
D+ A. Myers-Pate 22 4 2 2 1 0 2
D Stephan Hawkins 11 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Vaughn Morgan 14 2 2 0 1 1 1
F Treadwell Lewis 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Shane Sweigart 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
FDU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Kinu Rochford 31 17 10 2 1 1 3
C+ Melquan Bolding 35 15 4 2 1 0 3
C+ Lonnie Robinson 36 12 3 3 1 0 2
C Sekou Harris 23 9 2 4 1 0 4
C Mustafaa Jones 28 7 2 2 1 0 2
D+ Yves Jules 16 8 1 1 1 0 2
D+ S. Sanders Jr. 20 3 1 2 1 0 2
D+ Mathias Seilund 18 5 3 1 1 0 1
D Xavier Harris 14 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Kyle Pearson 11 3 1 0 0 0 1
D Dylan Moody 11 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Trevor Charles 8 0 1 0 0 1 2
F Y. Cordero-Collado 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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