Niagara vs. St. Peter's: Full Game Preview

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Niagara vs. St. Peter's: Full Game Preview
Niagara
(7-8, 1-7 away)
St. Peter's
(6-8, 3-5 home)
Venue: Yanitelli Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 11, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Niagara A Mason 18.4 A Tanksley 6.2 J Green 4.7
St. Peter's D Washington 15.3 Y Raymond 5.1 B Ffrench 5.5

Niagara has an advantage in a single key statistical area, scoring, where the Purple Eagles have an edge over the Peacocks, 74 points per game to 61 points per game.

St. Peter's StatSmack

  • The Niagara scoring leader (Antoine Mason) has more points than the St. Peter's scoring leader (Desi Washington).
  • Niagara players are more experienced than St. Peter's players (13,064 minutes played vs 12,374 minutes played).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Niagara has a stronger schedule than St. Peter's this season (SOS Rank: #58 vs #171).
  • Juan`ya Green is ranked 8th in the MAAC in points and 4th in the MAAC in assists.
  • Even computers respect Niagara more. We have a better RPI this season than St. Peter's (RPI: #145 vs #177).
  • Niagara beat St. Peter's by 3 points the last time they played (Feb 24, 2012).
  • People just expect us to beat you. Niagara has been the favorite 8 out of the last 10 times.
  • It must sting. Niagara has blown out St. Peter's by 20 points or more on 4 occasions since 2001.
  • The Niagara basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than St. Peter's (91% vs 70%).
  • Niagara University isn't as congested as Jersey City (population is significantly lower).
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Juan`ya Green 37 17 3 5 2 0 3
B- Antoine Mason 35 18 5 2 1 0 2
C Ameen Tanksley 27 11 6 1 1 0 1
C Devon White 21 7 5 0 1 1 1
C- T.J. Cline 21 7 5 1 1 0 1
C- Marvin Jordan 26 8 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Tahjere McCall 20 4 3 3 1 0 2
D Joe Thomas 11 2 3 0 0 1 1
D L. Johnson 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
D Malcolm Lemmons 15 4 2 1 0 0 1
D S. Gillette 10 3 3 0 0 0 0
F Skylar Jones 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
SPC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Desi Washington 35 15 4 1 1 0 1
C+ Blaise Ffrench 33 10 5 5 2 0 3
C Yvon Raymond 28 10 5 2 2 1 2
C Darius Conley 22 8 4 1 0 1 1
C- Chris Burke 19 5 4 1 1 1 1
D+ Karee Ferguson 10 0 3 0 0 1 0
D+ Markese Tucker 16 5 3 0 0 0 1
D Patrick Jackson 17 4 3 1 0 0 1
D Chris Prescott 11 3 1 0 0 0 0
D Chazz Patterson 13 2 1 0 0 0 1
D Elias Desport 11 1 1 0 0 0 1
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