Hofstra vs. Northeastern: Full Game Preview

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Hofstra vs. Northeastern: Full Game Preview
Hofstra
(5-11, 0-7 away)
Northeastern
(9-7, 3-5 home)
Venue: Matthews Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Hofstra T Buie 14.6 J Hall 9.4 S Mejia 4.3
Northeastern J Smith 16.2 Q Ford 6.4 J Lee 4.3

In their last game, Joel Smith put up 21 points and 6 assists in the Huskies 70-59 win over Towson on January 12th. He leads the team with 16.2 points per game. For the Pride, Stevie Mejia finished with 14 points and 9 assists in the 70-59 win over William & Mary on January 12th. With 4.3 assists per game and 1.7 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Hofstra StatSmack

  • Northeastern is a better shooting team (43.1% vs 38.6%) than Hofstra this season.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Northeastern has a better overall record than Hofstra this season (5-7 vs 3-10).
  • Northeastern allows fewer rebounds (31.2 allowed per game vs 38.6 allowed per game) than Hofstra this season.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Northeastern has a stronger schedule than Hofstra this season (SOS Rank: #156 vs #209).
  • It must sting. Northeastern has blown out Hofstra by 20 points or more on 3 occasions since 2008.
  • The Northeastern three-point leader (Joel Smith) has more three-pointers than the Hofstra three-point leader (Taran Buie).
  • Northeastern has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (0.518 to 0.512).
  • Northeastern beat Hofstra by 7 points the last time they played (Jan 28, 2012).
  • At least you keep showing up. Northeastern has an average margin of victory of 10 over Hofstra in 13 wins since 1994.
  • The Northeastern scoring leader (Joel Smith) has more points than the Hofstra scoring leader (Taran Buie).
  • Reggie Spencer is ranked 10th in the CAA in blocks.
HOF Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Jimmy Hall 32 13 9 1 1 1 2
C Taran Buie 30 15 4 2 0 0 3
C Stevie Mejia 33 11 4 4 2 0 3
D+ S. Stokes 28 10 2 3 1 0 2
D David Imes 27 6 5 0 0 1 2
D S. Nwaukoni 21 6 8 0 0 0 2
D Moussa Kone 22 6 5 0 1 1 1
D Jordan Allen 20 5 3 1 1 0 1
D- Daquan Brown 11 4 0 1 0 1 0
D- K. Washington 17 2 2 1 0 0 1
D- Dallas Anglin 14 3 1 1 1 0 2
F Darren Payen 9 2 1 0 0 1 0
F Matt Grogan 12 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Adam Savion 6 2 1 0 0 0 1
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Joel Smith 35 16 4 3 1 0 2
B Jonathan Lee 34 13 5 4 2 0 3
B- Reggie Spencer 31 11 6 2 1 1 2
B- Quincy Ford 32 13 6 1 1 1 2
C David Walker 25 4 2 2 1 0 1
C- Zach Stahl 19 6 2 1 1 0 1
D+ D. Pollard 16 6 2 1 1 0 1
D M. Banegas-Flores 15 3 1 1 1 0 1
D D. Marshavelski 7 3 1 0 0 0 1
D Derrico Peck 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Avenant 10 1 1 1 0 0 0
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