Niagara vs. St. Peter's: Recap and Stats

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Niagara vs. St. Peter's: Recap and Stats
Niagara 77
(8-8, 2-7 away)
St. Peter's 58
(6-9, 3-6 home)
Venue: Yanitelli Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 11, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Niagara 35 42 77
St. Peter's 23 35 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Niagara A Mason 18 A Tanksley 6 J Green 4
St. Peter's D Washington 15 Y Raymond 5 B Ffrench 5

On Friday, January 11th, Niagara pounded St. Peter's 77-58 in MAAC play. Juan`ya Green was exceptional for the Purple Eagles and got 19 points plus seven assists. Antoine Mason had a season-high 26 points and added seven rebounds. For the Peacocks, Chris Burke finished with a career-high 17 points (6 Reb 3 Ast), including 5-of-7 shooting from three-point range. Niagara (8-8, 4-0 MAAC) takes on Fairfield (10-5, 2-2 MAAC) on Sunday, January 13th on the road.

Niagara Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:43 left to go.
  • Niagara started 8-8 during the 2006 and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • NU beat the spread by 16.5 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Purple Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • Niagara has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its had a field goal percentage of 46.2% or better.
  • The Purple Eagles have won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after recording 77 or more total points.
  • This season Niagara has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Juan`ya Green has 19 points or more and 71% of the time (5-2) when Ameen Tanksley has 7 rebounds or more.
  • The Purple Eagles have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Niagara has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • Ameen Tanksley recorded a team season high in steals with 5.
  • Antoine Mason accounted for 33.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (T.J. Cline and Antoine Mason) accounted for 44.7% of the rebounds.
  • Antoine Mason has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 16 games this season.
  • T.J. Cline has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Antoine Mason's career.
  • Antoine Mason has 16 straight double-digit point games.
  • Antoine Mason had career highs with 26 points and 10 field goals made.
  • Juan`ya Green has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ameen Tanksley had a career high with 5 steals.
  • T.J. Cline recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.

St. Peter's Game Notes

  • St. Peter's lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Peacocks losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Burke and Patrick Jackson) accounted for 53.4% of the points.
  • Chris Burke set career highs with 17 points, 6 field goals made, and 5 three-pointers.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Yvon Raymond.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Juan`ya Green371937211
A+Antoine Mason392671102
A+T.J. Cline207101010
AAmeen Tanksley31971500
BDevon White20850001
C+Tahjere McCall27822002
DMarvin Jordan17010100
-Malcolm Lemmons8000000
SPC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChris Burke301763011
B+Patrick Jackson281462001
C+Darius Conley23622132
C+Desi Washington321101101
CBlaise Ffrench28057103
CChazz Patterson24343001
-Chris Prescott7310001
-Markese Tucker7210001
DYvon Raymond17210202
-Elias Desport4020001

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