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 a 70-59 triumph over William & Mary on January 12th, Taran Buie put up 24 points for the Pride. He leads the team with 14.6 points per game. For the Huskies, Joel Smith finished with 21 points and 6 assists in the 70-59 win over Towson on January 12th. His 16.2 points per game is the highest mark on the team.

Northeastern StatSmack

  • Stevie Mejia is ranked 3rd in the CAA in assists and 6th in the CAA in steals.
  • It must sting. Hofstra has blown out Northeastern by 20 points or more on 6 occasions since 1998.
  • At least you keep showing up. Hofstra has an average margin of victory of 13 over Northeastern in 17 wins since 1994.
  • Hofstra has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.538 to 0.439).
  • The Hofstra blocks leader (David Imes) has more blocks than the Northeastern blocks leader (Reggie Spencer).
  • Taran Buie is ranked 8th in the CAA in three-pointers.
  • Hofstra can actually jump, with more rebounds (36.8 per game vs 32.6 per game) than Northeastern this season.
  • Jimmy Hall is ranked 6th in the CAA in rebounds and 8th in the CAA in blocks.
  • David Imes is ranked 7th in the CAA in blocks.
  • The Hofstra basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Northeastern (73% vs 56%).
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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