Providence vs. Seton Hall: Full Game Preview

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Providence vs. Seton Hall: Full Game Preview
Providence
(8-7, 0-4 away)
Seton Hall
(12-4, 8-1 home)
Venue: Prudential Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 13, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence B Cotton 21.6 L Henton 8.1 V Council 6.3
Seton Hall F Edwin 17.6 G Teague 8.4 T Maayan 4.1

In their last outing, despite 24 points from Bryce Cotton, the Friars fell to Syracuse 72-66 on January 9th. At 21.6, he paces the team in points per game. For the Pirates, Brandon Mobley finished with 18 points and 7 rebounds in the 73-58 loss to Louisville on January 9th. He is averaging 9.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.4 blocks per game.

Seton Hall StatSmack

  • The Providence basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Seton Hall (80% vs 69%).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Providence has a stronger schedule than Seton Hall this season (SOS Rank: #202 vs #257).
  • Kadeem Batts is ranked 6th in the Big East in rebounds.
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Providence has had more players drafted by the NBA than Seton Hall (4 vs 0).
  • Providence has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.537 to 0.532).
  • At least you keep showing up. Providence has an average margin of victory of 9 over Seton Hall in 25 wins since 1980.
  • AP voters think more highly of Providence and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Seton Hall (14 vs 4).
  • Providence is better under pressure, and has defeated Seton Hall in 4 out of the last 7 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Providence is better at defending the three (26.0% allowed vs 32.8% allowed) than Seton Hall this season.
  • Bryce Cotton is ranked 7th in the Big East in points and 3rd in the Big East in three-pointers.
  • LaDontae Henton is ranked 9th in the Big East in points and 5th in the Big East in rebounds.
PC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Bryce Cotton 36 22 4 3 1 0 2
B LaDontae Henton 38 15 8 2 2 1 3
B Kadeem Batts 31 15 7 2 1 1 2
B- Vincent Council 29 9 1 6 1 1 3
C+ Josh Fortune 34 8 3 3 1 0 2
C Kris Dunn 23 6 4 3 1 0 3
C- Sidiki Johnson 14 4 6 0 0 1 1
D+ Brice Kofane 18 2 4 0 1 1 1
D Lee Goldsbrough 16 2 4 1 0 0 2
D Ted Bancroft 13 1 2 1 1 0 1
SHU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Fuquan Edwin 30 18 6 2 2 0 2
B Gene Teague 28 13 8 2 0 1 3
C+ Aaron Cosby 28 12 3 3 1 0 2
C+ Brandon Mobley 22 9 6 1 1 1 1
C Brian Oliver 23 8 4 1 1 0 2
C Kyle Smyth 25 5 3 2 1 0 1
C Patrik Auda 25 8 3 1 1 0 1
C- Tom Maayan 24 2 2 4 2 0 3
D+ Haralds Karlis 14 2 2 1 0 0 1
D Kevin Johnson 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Freddie Wilson 5 1 0 1 0 0 1
D Connor Laverty 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
D A. Geramipoor 8 0 2 0 1 0 1
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