Samford vs. Citadel: Full Game Preview

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Samford vs. Citadel: Full Game Preview
Samford
(4-12, 2-8 away)
Citadel
(3-10, 3-4 home)
Venue: McAlister Field House
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, January 12, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Samford R Kelly 14.9 T Williams 7.2 R Kelly 3.7
Citadel M Groselle 13.9 M Groselle 7.6 M Harris III 4.8

In spite of 20 points and 6 rebounds from Matt Van Scyoc, the Citadel Bulldogs came up short 70-65 against Chattanooga on January 10th. He is averaging 10.9 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. For the Samford Bulldogs, Clide Geffrard Jr. finished with 10 points in the 62-57 win over College of Charleston on January 10th. He contributes 4.3 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.8 points per game.

Samford StatSmack

  • Citadel can actually jump, with more rebounds (32.4 per game vs 28.9 per game) than Samford this season.
  • Marshall Harris III is ranked 4th in SoCon in assists.
  • Mike Groselle is ranked 7th in SoCon in rebounds.
  • Citadel has a more potent offense, scoring more points (65.2 per game vs 58.8 per game) than Samford this season.
  • Citadel is a better free-throw-shooting team (72.4% vs 63.7%) than Samford this season.
  • Citadel waxed Samford by 11 points the last time they played (Jan 07, 2012).
  • Citadel has a better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.406 to 0.384).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Citadel currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (973 to 1000) than Samford, per the NCAA.
  • You get an A for effort, but Citadel has emerged victorious against Samford the last 5 times they've played.
  • At least you keep showing up. Citadel has an average margin of victory of 10 over Samford in 7 wins since 1991.
  • Citadel is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Citadel is 207 lbs compared to 190 lbs for Samford.
SAM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Tim Williams 35 14 7 1 1 1 2
C Raijon Kelly 36 15 2 4 1 0 3
C C. Geffrard Jr. 26 10 4 1 1 1 1
D+ Tyler Hood 25 7 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Connor Miller 34 7 3 2 1 0 2
D Russell Wilson 19 3 2 2 1 0 2
D- Will Cook 18 4 2 0 0 0 1
F Jaylen Beckham 12 2 1 1 1 0 2
F Brandon Hayman 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Hamilton Bailey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Levi Barnes 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Gregg Wooten 7 0 1 2 1 0 1
F Tony Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F M. Fitzpatrick 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
CIT Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Mike Groselle 29 14 8 1 1 1 2
D Matt Van Scyoc 28 11 4 1 1 1 2
D P.J. Horgan 23 7 4 1 0 0 2
D M. Harris III 28 6 2 5 1 0 3
D C.J. Bray 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
D R. Robinson 26 7 3 2 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 19 4 5 1 0 0 1
D- Dylen Setzekorn 12 5 2 0 1 0 1
D- Q. Marshall 16 4 2 1 0 0 1
F Janeil Jenkins 10 1 1 2 0 0 2
F Michael Hundley 7 1 1 0 0 1 0
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