UNC-Greensboro vs. Appalachian State: Full Game Preview

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UNC-Greensboro vs. Appalachian State: Full Game Preview
UNC Greensboro
(3-11, 0-7 away)
Appalachian State
(6-8, 4-2 home)
Venue: Holmes Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 14, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
UNC Greensboro T Simpson 18.0 K McNeil 6.9 D Parker 3.3
Appalachian State J Canty 15.4 N Healy 6.8 M Neal 3.7

In spite of 25 points and 5 rebounds from Derrell Armstrong, the Spartans came up short 62-59 against Western Carolina on January 12th. In addition to his 16.6 points per game, he is also chipping in 5.1 rebounds per game. In an 80-70 victory over Elon on January 12th, Nathan Healy put up 22 points and 8 rebounds for the Mountaineers. He puts up a team-leading 6.8 rebounds per game, 1.8 steals per game, and 1.4 blocks per game.

Appalachian State StatSmack

  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. North Carolina-Greensboro has a stronger schedule than Appalachian State this season (SOS Rank: #213 vs #300).
  • At least you keep showing up. North Carolina-Greensboro has an average margin of victory of 10 over Appalachian State in 18 wins since 1982.
  • Trevis Simpson is ranked 3rd in SoCon in points and 6th in SoCon in three-pointers.
  • The North Carolina-Greensboro assist leader (Drew Parker) has more assists than the Appalachian State assist leader (Jay Canty).
  • Kelvin McNeil is ranked 9th in SoCon in rebounds.
  • Drew Parker is ranked 10th in SoCon in assists.
  • North Carolina-Greensboro is better under pressure, and has defeated Appalachian State in 7 out of the last 11 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. North Carolina-Greensboro has come back to win after being down at half against Appalachian State 6 times since 2000.
  • The North Carolina-Greensboro three-point leader (Trevis Simpson) has more three-pointers than the Appalachian State three-point leader (Tabarris Hamilton).
  • You get an A for effort, but North Carolina-Greensboro has emerged victorious against Appalachian State the last 2 times they've played.
  • How does our back look? North Carolina-Greensboro is ranked higher than Appalachian State in SoCon (#1 vs #7).
UNCG Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Trevis Simpson 29 18 4 1 1 0 2
C D. Armstrong 26 17 5 2 1 0 2
C- Kayel Locke 23 11 5 1 0 0 2
D+ K. Van Dussen 27 8 3 3 1 0 2
D+ Kelvin McNeil 22 6 7 1 1 0 1
D David Williams 22 5 5 1 2 0 2
D Drew Parker 24 5 3 3 1 0 2
D Nicholas Paulos 18 7 2 1 1 0 1
D D. Robinson 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Thomas Sumpter 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Kendall Bethea 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Jordan Potts 11 2 1 1 1 0 1
F RJ White 7 1 2 0 0 1 1
F Brian Cole 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Taylor Hoffer 9 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Tyler McNeely 3 2 1 0 0 1 1
AppSt Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Nathan Healy 33 15 7 2 2 1 1
C+ Jay Canty 32 15 6 3 1 1 3
C Michael Neal 27 9 3 4 1 0 4
C- Tevin Baskin 20 10 5 0 1 1 1
C- T. Hamilton 30 11 3 1 1 0 1
D Jamaal Trice 25 8 2 1 0 0 2
D Michael Obacha 18 4 4 0 0 0 1
D- Chris Burgess 18 3 1 2 0 0 2
F Brian Okam 11 2 3 0 0 1 1
F B. Rutherford 7 0 1 1 1 0 0
F Tommy Spagnolo 6 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Frank Eaves 7 4 0 0 1 0 0
F R. Gilbert 4 3 1 0 0 0 0
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