Chattanooga vs. Citadel: Full Game Preview

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Chattanooga vs. Citadel: Full Game Preview
Chattanooga
(6-9, 2-3 away)
Citadel
(3-9, 3-3 home)
Venue: McAlister Field House
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, January 10, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Chattanooga Z Mason 13.7 Z Mason 7.1 D Hampton 4.0
Citadel M Groselle 14.3 M Groselle 7.3 M Harris III 4.6

In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Chattanooga appears to have an edge in one significant area, rebounding, where the Mocs have the upper hand over the Bulldogs, 38 per game to 30 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Chattanooga is strong in the following categories: free throw rate at 41.8 and offensive rebounding percentage at 37.5.

Chattanooga StatSmack

  • Mike Groselle is ranked 7th in SoCon in rebounds.
  • The Citadel three-point leader (Matt Van Scyoc) has more three-pointers than the Chattanooga three-point leader (Gee McGhee).
  • Citadel players are more experienced than Chattanooga players (6,233 minutes played vs 5,674 minutes played).
  • The Citadel assist leader (Marshall Harris III) has more assists than the Chattanooga assist leader (Ronrico White).
  • Marshall Harris III is ranked 4th in SoCon in assists.
  • Citadel is a better free-throw-shooting team (72.4% vs 64.7%) than Chattanooga this season.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Citadel currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (973 to 925) than Chattanooga, per the NCAA.
  • The Citadel basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Chattanooga (83% vs 34%).
  • Citadel beat Chattanooga by 2 points the last time they played (Feb 18, 2012).
  • Citadel is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Citadel is 207 lbs compared to 196 lbs for Chattanooga.
UTC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dontay Hampton 16 11 5 4 3 0 1
C+ Z Mason 26 14 7 1 1 1 2
C Gee McGhee 29 10 3 2 1 0 2
C- Ronrico White 26 9 3 3 1 0 2
D+ Drazen Zlovaric 24 9 5 1 0 0 2
D+ Farad Cobb 20 7 3 2 1 0 1
D Casey Jones 19 4 3 1 1 0 3
D Eric Robertson 13 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Sam Watson 15 2 3 1 0 0 1
D M. Bareika 14 4 3 1 1 0 2
D- Jared Bryant 12 3 3 0 0 0 1
D- Alex Bran 5 3 1 1 0 0 1
F Lance Stokes 11 4 2 0 2 0 1
CIT Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Mike Groselle 29 14 7 1 1 1 2
D Matt Van Scyoc 28 10 4 1 1 1 2
D P.J. Horgan 22 5 5 2 1 0 2
D R. Robinson 24 11 3 1 0 0 3
D C.J. Bray 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
D M. Harris III 27 6 2 5 1 0 3
D Lawrence Miller 20 8 1 2 1 0 2
D Ashton Moore 21 7 1 2 1 0 1
D- Stephen Elmore 18 4 5 1 0 0 1
D- Dylen Setzekorn 13 5 2 0 1 0 1
D- Q. Marshall 16 4 2 1 0 0 1
F Janeil Jenkins 11 1 1 2 0 0 2
F Michael Hundley 7 1 1 0 0 1 0
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