Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Alcorn State: Full Game Preview

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Alcorn State: Full Game Preview
UAPB
(4-12, 1-10 away)
Alcorn State
(6-14, 4-5 home)
Venue: Davey Whitney Complex
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, January 14, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
UAPB T Kennedy 13.7 D Haynes 6.5 T Hammond 3.8
Alcorn State M Baker 19.1 I Francis 4.4 L Luckett 2.5

In their last outing, behind 27 points from Marquiz Baker, the Braves defeated Mississippi Valley State 72-67 on January 12th. At 19.1, he paces the team in points per game. For the Golden Lions, Terrell Kennedy finished with 18 points in the 84-50 loss to Southern University on January 12th. His 13.7 points per game is the highest mark on the team.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff StatSmack

  • Anthony Nieves is ranked 7th in the SWAC in points.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Alcorn State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (906 to 885) than Arkansas-Pine Bluff, per the NCAA.
  • It must sting. Alcorn State has blown out Arkansas-Pine Bluff by 20 points or more on 4 occasions since 1998.
  • Anthony Evans is ranked 7th in the SWAC in three-pointers, 10th in the SWAC in assists, and 2nd in the SWAC in steals.
  • The Alcorn State basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Arkansas-Pine Bluff (67% vs 38%).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Alcorn State has come back to win after being down at half against Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3 times since 1996.
  • The Alcorn State three-point leader (Anthony Evans) has more three-pointers than the Arkansas-Pine Bluff three-point leader (Tevin Hammond).
  • Alcorn State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Alcorn State is 78.8 inches compared to 76.6 inches for Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
  • The Alcorn State blocks leader (Josh Nicholas) has more blocks than the Arkansas-Pine Bluff blocks leader (Mitchell Anderson).
  • Alcorn State is a better shooting team (38.9% vs 34.7%) than Arkansas-Pine Bluff this season.
  • Alcorn State is better under pressure, and has defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 3 out of the last 5 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
UAPB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Terrell Kennedy 30 14 4 2 1 0 2
C+ DaVon Haynes 28 12 7 1 1 0 3
C L. Jackson 32 10 4 2 2 0 2
C M. Anderson 27 7 5 1 1 1 1
C- Tevin Hammond 33 7 3 4 2 0 3
D+ D. Broughton 20 7 5 0 1 0 2
D+ Marcel Mosley 22 7 1 2 1 0 3
D Jaylon Floyd 14 3 2 0 1 0 1
D- Warren Boyd 11 1 2 0 0 0 0
D- Trent Whiting 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Chandler Savage 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Kyle Jones 9 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Jared Young 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
ALCORN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Marquiz Baker 37 20 4 2 2 0 3
C L. Luckett 33 12 4 2 1 0 3
C Anthony Nieves 31 12 3 2 1 0 4
D+ Anthony Evans 26 7 2 2 1 0 1
D Josh Nicholas 16 4 4 0 0 1 1
D Ian Francis 22 4 4 1 1 1 1
D Michael Starks 17 3 4 0 0 1 1
D Devonte Hampton 16 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Tyrel Hunt 15 4 2 1 0 0 1
D- Clint Nwosuh 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Stephane Raquil 13 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Jamaal Hester 6 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Terrance Birdie 7 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Marius Myles 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F M. Sanders 7 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Larry Johnson 6 2 0 1 0 0 0
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