Massachusetts vs. Saint Louis: Full Game Preview

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Massachusetts vs. Saint Louis: Full Game Preview
Massachusetts
(10-3, 4-0 away)
Saint Louis
(11-3, 11-1 home)
Venue: Chaifetz Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 10, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Massachusetts C Williams 15.4 C Lalanne 5.8 C Williams 7.3
Saint Louis M McCall Jr 11.9 D Evans 6.3 J Jett 4.0

The 16 points by Mike McCall Jr helped the Billikens to a 67-59 victory over Savannah State on January 4th. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 11.9 points per contest. For the Minutemen, Chaz Williams finished with 14 points and 9 assists in the 75-61 win over Eastern Michigan on January 5th. He contributes a team-leading 15.4 points per game, 7.3 assists per game, and 1.9 steals per game.

Massachusetts StatSmack

  • Saint Louis is better under pressure, and has defeated Massachusetts in 4 out of the last 5 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Cory Remekun is ranked 5th in the A-10 in blocks.
  • The Saint Louis rebounding leader (Dwayne Evans) has more rebounds than the Massachusetts rebounding leader (Terrell Vinson).
  • Saint Louis has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Massachusetts according to Kiplinger (60.5% vs 49%).
  • Saint Louis is a better three-point shooting team (36.4% vs 29.8%) than Massachusetts this season.
  • Saint Louis players are more experienced than Massachusetts players (15,903 minutes played vs 13,022 minutes played).
  • Saint Louis is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Saint Louis is 221 lbs compared to 204 lbs for Massachusetts.
  • The Saint Louis blocks leader (Cory Remekun) has more blocks than the Massachusetts blocks leader (Cady Lalanne).
  • Cody Ellis is ranked 10th in the A-10 in three-pointers.
  • Be afraid. Saint Louis has blown out more teams than Massachusetts this season (5 blowouts vs 0).
  • Maybe someday you'll play some real competition. Saint Louis has a stronger schedule (including future opponents) than Massachusetts this season (Projected SOS Rank: #78 vs #90).
UMASS Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Chaz Williams 35 15 4 7 2 0 4
B- Jesse Morgan 29 13 3 2 2 0 1
C+ Terrell Vinson 24 11 5 1 1 0 2
C Raphiael Putney 24 7 5 1 1 1 2
C Cady Lalanne 18 6 6 0 1 1 1
C Maxie Esho 22 7 5 0 1 1 1
C Sampson Carter 23 6 5 1 1 1 1
C- Freddie Riley 21 6 1 1 1 0 1
D Trey Davis 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Izzy Freeman 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
D T. Bergantino 2 0 1 0 0 0 1
SLU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Mike McCall Jr 33 12 3 3 1 0 2
B K. Mitchell 28 8 3 4 1 0 2
B Dwayne Evans 29 11 6 1 1 1 2
B- Jordair Jett 28 9 3 4 2 0 2
B- Cody Ellis 27 11 4 1 1 0 1
B- Cory Remekun 25 7 4 1 0 2 1
C Rob Loe 23 7 3 1 0 0 1
C Jake Barnett 18 4 3 1 0 0 1
D+ John Manning 8 3 1 0 0 1 0
D+ Grandy Glaze 9 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Keith Carter 13 3 1 1 0 0 0
D Joey Lepak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Sean Duff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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