William & Mary vs. Georgia State: Full Game Preview

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William & Mary vs. Georgia State: Full Game Preview
William & Mary
(7-8, 3-6 away)
Georgia State
(6-11, 5-5 home)
Venue: GSU Sports Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
William & Mary M Thornton 18.3 T Rusthoven 6.9 M Thornton 2.7
Georgia State R Hunter 15.9 M Atkins 6.3 D White 3.2

In their last match-up on January 12th, Manny Atkins put up 20 points and 5 rebounds for the Panthers in a loss to Delaware, 86-83. He is averaging 12.9 points per game while also contributing a team-high 6.3 rebounds per game. The Tribe were defeated by Hofstra 70-59 on January 12th despite 17 points and 5 rebounds from Marcus Thornton. With 18.3 points per game and 2.7 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

William & Mary StatSmack

  • Georgia State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.485 to 0.385).
  • Manny Atkins is ranked 8th in the CAA in rebounds, 5th in the CAA in three-pointers, and 9th in the CAA in steals.
  • Georgia State beat William & Mary by 4 points the last time they played (Feb 25, 2012).
  • The Georgia State assist leader (Devonta White) has more assists than the William & Mary assist leader (Matt Rum).
  • The Georgia State rebounding leader (Manny Atkins) has more rebounds than the William & Mary rebounding leader (Tim Rusthoven).
  • At least you keep showing up. Georgia State has an average margin of victory of 10 over William & Mary in 5 wins since 2005.
  • The Georgia State steals leader (Devonta White) has more steals than the William & Mary steals leader (Brandon Britt).
  • R.J. Hunter is ranked 4th in the CAA in points, 3rd in the CAA in three-pointers, 2nd in the CAA in steals, and 7th in the CAA in blocks.
  • You get an A for effort, but Georgia State has emerged victorious against William & Mary the last 2 times they've played.
  • James Vincent is ranked 26th nationally in blocks.
  • Even computers respect Georgia State more. We have a better RPI this season than William & Mary (RPI: #246 vs #270).
W&M Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Marcus Thornton 36 18 3 3 1 1 4
C+ Tim Rusthoven 27 14 7 2 0 1 2
C Brandon Britt 31 14 3 2 1 0 2
C Kyle Gaillard 34 9 6 2 1 0 2
D+ Matt Rum 32 5 5 3 1 0 1
D+ Terry Tarpey 17 4 4 1 1 1 1
D- Brett Goodloe 2 3 0 0 0 0 1
D- Ben Whitlatch 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Fred Heldring 12 1 2 1 0 1 0
D- Tom Schalk 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Julian Boatner 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Sean Sheldon 5 0 1 0 0 0 1
F Andrew Pavloff 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Doug Howard II 2 1 1 1 1 0 1
GSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B R.J. Hunter 33 16 6 1 2 1 2
C+ Manny Atkins 36 13 6 2 1 0 2
C+ Devonta White 37 14 3 3 2 0 3
D+ R. Richardson 24 6 2 1 1 0 1
D+ James Vincent 21 4 5 0 0 3 1
D Cameron Solomon 11 5 1 0 0 0 1
D Tyler Gamble 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D D. Burguillos 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Markus Crider 14 3 2 1 0 0 1
D- T.J. Shipes 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Ryann Green 7 0 1 1 0 0 0
F David Travers 6 1 0 1 0 0 0
F Kevin Shaw 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
F LaRon Smith 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
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