Missouri State vs. Indiana State: Full Game Preview

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Missouri State vs. Indiana State: Full Game Preview
Missouri State
(5-12, 1-7 away)
Indiana State
(10-6, 6-1 home)
Venue: Hulman Center
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Missouri State A Downing 14.4 K Pickens 4.7 A Downing 2.6
Indiana State J Odum 14.4 J Gant 5.5 J Odum 4.3

Analyzing the differences between the teams, Indiana State has an edge in one important area, scoring, where the Sycamores have the upper hand over the Bears, 68 points per game to 59 points per game. When considering the Four Factors, Indiana State performs well in free throw rate at 47.2. This ranks 1st in the conference and 5th in the country.

Indiana State StatSmack

  • Missouri State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (0.620 to 0.420).
  • The Missouri State basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Indiana State (94% vs 67%).
  • It must sting. Missouri State has blown out Indiana State by 20 points or more on 7 occasions since 2004.
  • Missouri State is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Missouri State is 204 lbs compared to 197 lbs for Indiana State.
  • Anthony Downing is ranked 9th in the Missouri Valley in points.
  • At least you keep showing up. Missouri State has an average margin of victory of 12 over Indiana State in 33 wins since 1990.
  • We just win. Missouri State has more wins over the last 5 years than Indiana State (97 vs 89).
  • Maybe someday you'll play some real competition. Missouri State has a stronger schedule (including future opponents) than Indiana State this season (Projected SOS Rank: #70 vs #88).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Missouri State has come back to win after being down at half against Indiana State 4 times since 1996.
MSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Anthony Downing 34 14 4 3 1 0 2
C- Marcus Marshall 28 10 3 2 1 0 1
D+ Christian Kirk 24 8 4 1 0 0 1
D Keith Pickens 22 5 5 1 1 0 1
D Nathan Scheer 21 5 2 1 1 0 1
D Gavin Thurman 20 6 3 1 0 0 1
D Drew Wilson 15 4 4 0 1 0 1
D D. Williams 23 4 2 2 1 0 2
F Tomie Aromona 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Michael Simpson 12 2 1 1 0 0 0
F Bruce Marshall 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Ryan Carmichael 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
ISU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Jake Odum 32 14 5 4 2 0 3
B Manny Arop 29 13 6 1 1 0 3
C+ Justin Gant 25 9 6 1 0 1 2
C+ R.J. Mahurin 23 9 4 1 1 0 1
C Khristian Smith 24 7 4 1 1 0 1
C Dawon Cummings 23 5 3 2 1 0 1
C Lucas Eitel 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
C- Devonte Brown 15 3 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Jake Kitchell 13 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Brandon Burnett 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Rhett Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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