San Jose State vs. Utah State: Full Game Preview

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San Jose State vs. Utah State: Full Game Preview
San Jose State
(9-6, 4-3 away)
Utah State
(13-1, 9-1 home)
Venue: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, January 11, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
San Jose State J Kinney 20.6 C Cunningham 9.1 D Brown 4.6
Utah State P Medlin 16.4 J Shaw 8.7 P Medlin 3.3

In terms of team stats, Utah State has an advantage in a single key area, field goal percentage, where the Aggies have an edge over the Spartans, 49% to 41%.

San Jose State StatSmack

  • Utah State allows fewer rebounds (27.1 allowed per game vs 34.1 allowed per game) than San Jose State this season.
  • Kyisean Reed is ranked 4th in the WAC in steals and 6th in the WAC in blocks.
  • You get an A for effort, but Utah State has emerged victorious against San Jose State the last 10 times they've played.
  • Utah State waxed San Jose State by 10 points the last time they played (Mar 01, 2012).
  • AP voters think more highly of Utah State and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than San Jose State (23 vs 0).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Utah State has a better overall record than San Jose State this season (11-1 vs 7-5).
  • At least you keep showing up. Utah State has an average margin of victory of 10 over San Jose State in 39 wins since 1980.
  • The Utah State basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than San Jose State (100% vs 30%).
  • People just expect us to beat you. Utah State has been the favorite 15 out of the last 15 times.
  • Utah State is a better shooting team (51.1% vs 43.1%) than San Jose State this season.
SJSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B James Kinney 34 21 6 3 2 0 3
C C. Cunningham 31 11 9 2 1 0 3
C D.J. Brown 33 10 4 5 1 0 2
C Alex Brown 26 6 6 0 0 2 1
D+ Louis Garrett 16 7 2 1 1 0 1
D L. Pennington 15 7 2 0 0 0 1
D Xavier Jones 16 4 2 1 1 0 1
D Chris Jones 12 3 2 1 0 0 0
D Stephon Smith 15 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Mike VanKirk 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Jaleel Williams 5 1 2 0 0 0 0
D- Aalim Moor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F David Andoh 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Nick Grieves 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
USU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Preston Medlin 36 16 4 3 1 0 2
B- Kyisean Reed 31 12 7 2 2 2 2
C+ Jarred Shaw 29 13 9 1 0 1 2
C S. Butterfield 24 10 4 2 1 0 1
C Danny Berger 22 8 4 2 0 0 1
C- Marcel Davis 22 7 2 3 1 0 1
D+ TeNale Roland 19 4 2 2 1 0 1
D Ben Clifford 11 2 2 1 0 0 0
D Marvin Jean 15 4 2 1 0 0 1
D Matt Lopez 11 3 3 0 0 0 2
D Jordan Stone 7 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Quincy Bair 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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