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

In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Iowa State appears to have an edge in one significant area, scoring, where the Cyclones have the upper hand over the Longhorns, 82 points per game to 64 points per game. A few of the Four Factors in which Iowa State stands out are defensive rebounding percentage at 73.3, offensive rebounding percentage at 38.8, and effective field goal percentage at 52.7.

Iowa State StatSmack

  • Texas has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (45% vs 85%).
  • You get an A for effort, but Texas has emerged victorious against Iowa State the last 2 times they've played.
  • Cameron Ridley is ranked 45th nationally in blocks.
  • Jonathan Holmes is ranked 3rd in the Big 12 in rebounds and 9th in the Big 12 in blocks.
  • The Texas steals leader (Javan Felix) has more steals than the Iowa State steals leader (Tyrus McGee).
  • Texas is better at defending the three (23.9% allowed vs 30.1% allowed) than Iowa State this season.
  • Texas does a better job contesting shots (33.7% allowed vs 40.0% allowed) than Iowa State this season.
  • Texas has a better scoring defense (58.2 allowed per game vs 67.0 allowed per game) than Iowa State this season.
  • Texas beat Iowa State by 6 points the last time they played (Mar 08, 2012).
  • We just win. Texas has more wins over the last 5 years than Iowa State (134 vs 93).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Texas has a stronger schedule than Iowa State this season (SOS Rank: #120 vs #192).
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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