Loyola (MD) vs. Rider: Full Game Preview

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Loyola (MD) vs. Rider: Full Game Preview
Loyola (MD)
(12-5, 3-3 away)
Rider
(8-9, 4-3 home)
Venue: Alumni Gymnasium
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 13, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Loyola (MD) D Cormier 17.3 A Winbush 7.0 A Winbush 2.5
Rider A Myles 12.6 D Stewart 6.1 J Thompson 3.3

In a 63-58 triumph over Fairfield on January 11th, Erik Etherly put up 20 points and 5 rebounds for the Greyhounds. In addition to his 15.5 points per game, he is also chipping in 6.8 rebounds per game. In a 69-60 victory over Manhattan on January 10th, Derrick Stewart put up 22 points and 16 rebounds for the Broncs. He contributes 2.8 rebounds per game in addition to his 4.3 points per game. Rider will hope to exploit their strength in free throw rate in this matchup. Their mark of 42.4 in this area ranks 2nd in the conference and 36th in the country.

Rider StatSmack

  • Loyola players are more experienced than Rider players (11,983 minutes played vs 9,590 minutes played).
  • Even computers respect Loyola more. We have a better RPI this season than Rider (RPI: #143 vs #205).
  • Loyola can actually jump, with more rebounds (37.3 per game vs 32.4 per game) than Rider this season.
  • At least you keep showing up. Loyola has an average margin of victory of 9 over Rider in 13 wins since 1981.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Loyola has a better overall record than Rider this season (9-5 vs 6-8).
  • Robert Olson is ranked 5th in the MAAC in three-pointers.
  • Loyola is better under pressure, and has defeated Rider in 6 out of the last 11 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Dylon Cormier is ranked 33rd nationally in points, 10th in the MAAC in rebounds, and 50th nationally in steals.
  • The Loyola basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Rider (100% vs 85%).
  • Anthony Winbush is ranked 8th in the MAAC in rebounds.
  • Jordan Latham is ranked 2nd in the MAAC in blocks.
LMDU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dylon Cormier 36 17 5 2 2 0 2
B Erik Etherly 35 16 7 1 1 1 2
C+ Robert Olson 35 13 5 2 1 0 2
C Anthony Winbush 34 6 7 3 1 0 2
D+ Jordan Latham 18 4 3 1 0 1 1
D+ Jarred Jones 15 3 3 1 1 1 1
D Julius Brooks 15 4 3 0 0 1 1
D Tyler Hubbard 13 4 1 1 1 0 1
D Franz Rassman 11 3 2 0 0 1 1
D- Eric Laster 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Luke Wandrusch 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Chido Onyiuke 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
RIDER Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ J. Thompson 32 11 4 3 2 1 2
C Anthony Myles 31 13 5 2 1 1 3
C Danny Stewart 28 11 6 1 1 1 3
C N. Lindsey 27 10 3 2 1 0 4
D+ Derrick Stewart 7 4 3 0 0 0 1
D+ Zedric Sadler 19 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Junior Fortunat 15 4 4 0 1 1 1
D Shawn Valentine 16 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Dera Nd-Ezuma 14 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Tommy Pereira 11 3 1 1 0 0 0
D Myles Melville 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Emerson Bursis 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Khalil Alford 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D J. Nwaniemeka 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
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