Texas vs. Iowa State: Full Game Preview

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Texas vs. Iowa State: Full Game Preview
Texas
(8-7, 0-5 away)
Iowa State
(10-4, 9-0 home)
Venue: James H. Hilton Coliseum
2:05PM ET / 11:05AM PT, January 12, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas S McClellan 14.3 J Holmes 7.8 J Felix 6.3
Iowa State W Clyburn 14.3 M Ejim 9.3 K Lucious 5.4

Iowa State has a statistical advantage over Texas in one significant category, scoring, where the Cyclones have an edge over the Longhorns, 82 points per game to 64 points per game.

Texas StatSmack

  • Melvin Ejim is ranked 30th nationally in rebounds and 10th in the Big 12 in steals.
  • The Iowa State three-point leader (Tyrus McGee) has more three-pointers than the Texas three-point leader (Julien Lewis).
  • At least you keep showing up. Iowa State has an average margin of victory of 9 over Texas in 8 wins since 1981.
  • Tyrus McGee is ranked 6th in the Big 12 in points, 19th nationally in three-pointers, and 6th in the Big 12 in steals.
  • Iowa State is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Iowa State is 223 lbs compared to 214 lbs for Texas.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Iowa State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (943 to 1000) than Texas, per the NCAA.
  • Korie Lucious is ranked 6th in the Big 12 in three-pointers and 42nd nationally in assists.
  • Iowa State is a better shooting team (45.8% vs 40.2%) than Texas this season.
  • Iowa State has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Texas ($15,483 vs $20,404).
  • Iowa State allows fewer rebounds (32.5 allowed per game vs 36.7 allowed per game) than Texas this season.
TEX Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Javan Felix 36 9 4 6 2 0 3
B- S. McClellan 30 14 4 1 1 0 2
C+ Julien Lewis 29 12 3 1 1 0 2
C+ Jonathan Holmes 24 8 8 0 1 1 2
C I. Papapetrou 20 7 4 1 0 1 2
C Cameron Ridley 19 5 5 0 1 2 2
C- Connor Lammert 19 3 4 1 0 0 1
D Prince Ibeh 10 2 2 0 0 1 1
D D. Holland 13 3 1 1 0 0 1
D Jaylen Bond 13 1 3 0 0 0 1
D Andrew Dick 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
D Dean Melchionni 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
ISU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Will Clyburn 30 14 7 3 1 0 3
B Melvin Ejim 25 11 9 1 1 1 2
B- Tyrus McGee 24 13 4 2 1 1 1
B- Georges Niang 23 11 5 2 1 0 1
C+ Chris Babb 33 9 3 2 1 0 1
C+ Korie Lucious 31 10 2 5 1 0 4
C Percy Gibson 16 7 4 0 0 1 1
C- Anthony Booker 14 5 4 0 0 1 1
D Naz Long 10 2 1 1 0 0 1
D Nkereuwem Okoro 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
D Aaron Law 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Tyler Ellerman 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Austin McBeth 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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