Charleston vs. Citadel: Recap and Stats

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Charleston vs. Citadel: Recap and Stats
Charleston 73
(12-5, 6-1 away)
Citadel 69
(3-12, 3-6 home)
Venue: McAlister Field House
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, January 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Charleston 31 42 73
Citadel 34 35 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Charleston A Lawrence 13 A Baru 9 A Lawrence 4
Citadel M Groselle 14 M Groselle 7 M Harris III 4

On Monday, January 14th, Citadel lost at home against College of Charleston 73-69 in conference play. Mike Groselle got a team-high 19 points and nine rebounds in the Bulldogs loss. Matt Van Scyoc had 17 points and added two rebounds. Adjehi Baru registered a double-double for the Cougars on 16 points and 12 rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, January 17th when Citadel (3-12, 0-4 SoCon) travels to Davidson (9-5, 3-0 SoCon).

Citadel Game Notes

  • Citadel beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 3rd time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Citadel has lost 24 close games.
  • Citadel has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 4 or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 14 or more free throws made this season, Citadel has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 42.9% or better this season, Citadel has lost 100% of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition records 36 or more rebounds this season, Citadel has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • Citadel set a season low for free throws made.
  • The Bulldogs have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past 9 games.
  • Citadel has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 3rd loss of the season where the Bulldogs opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--Citadel has a 1.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Mike Groselle and Matt Van Scyoc) accounted for 52.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Groselle and Stephen Elmore) accounted for 45.4% of the rebounds.
  • Mike Groselle has led the team in scoring 7 times and in rebounding 9 times in 15 games this season.
  • Matt Van Scyoc has 3 straight double-digit point games.

College of Charleston Game Notes

  • College of Charleston won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Cougars won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, College of Charleston has lost 16 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Andrew Lawrence and Adjehi Baru) accounted for 50.6% of the points.
  • Adjehi Baru accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Andrew Lawrence has led the team in scoring 5 times in 17 games this season.
  • Adjehi Baru has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Andrew Lawrence's career.
  • Adjehi Baru recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Adjehi Baru has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Adjehi Baru recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 5th of his career.
CofC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAdjehi Baru3116121011
AAndrew Lawrence372123302
B+Anthony Stitt371450201
BAnthony Thomas311044012
C+Willis Hall20532001
CTrent Wiedeman24540102
-Theo Johnson8011101
-Matt Sundberg5200000
-Nori Johnson6000000
CIT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mike Groselle311991130
AMatt Van Scyoc401722031
AM. Harris III29647100
B+Janeil Jenkins11802000
B-P.J. Horgan24852103
C+Ashton Moore271011000
D+R. Robinson13021102
D+Stephen Elmore25162005

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