Auburn vs. Arkansas: Full Game Preview

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Auburn vs. Arkansas: Full Game Preview
Auburn
(8-7, 1-2 away)
Arkansas
(10-5, 10-3 home)
Venue: Bud Walton Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Auburn F Sullivan 17.2 R Chubb 7.6 J Wallace 3.4
Arkansas B Young 17.1 M Powell 5.4 B Young 4.0

Comparing team stats, Arkansas looks to have the edge in one significant category, scoring, where the Razorbacks have the upper hand over the Tigers, 79 points per game to 69 points per game. Arkansas will hope to exploit their strength in turnover percentage in this matchup. Their mark of 16.0 in this area ranks 1st in the conference and 8th in the country.

Arkansas StatSmack

  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Auburn has come back to win after being down at half against Arkansas 4 times since 1999.
  • Auburn has a better scoring defense (64.2 allowed per game vs 71.8 allowed per game) than Arkansas this season.
  • At least you keep showing up. Auburn has an average margin of victory of 13 over Arkansas in 15 wins since 1991.
  • Rob Chubb is ranked 6th in the SEC in rebounds.
  • The Auburn three-point leader (Frankie Sullivan) has more three-pointers than the Arkansas three-point leader (Marshawn Powell).
  • The Auburn scoring leader (Frankie Sullivan) has more points than the Arkansas scoring leader (B.J. Young).
  • Auburn is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Auburn is 214 lbs compared to 207 lbs for Arkansas.
  • Noel Johnson is ranked 10th in the SEC in three-pointers.
  • The Auburn rebounding leader (Rob Chubb) has more rebounds than the Arkansas rebounding leader (Marshawn Powell).
AU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- F. Sullivan 33 17 4 3 1 0 3
C+ Chris Denson 27 15 4 2 1 0 2
C Rob Chubb 25 10 8 0 1 1 2
C Allen Payne 28 8 5 2 1 0 2
D+ S. Johnson 18 5 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Josh Wallace 23 3 2 3 2 0 1
D+ Noel Johnson 20 7 3 0 0 0 1
D+ A. Dixon-Tatum 15 4 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Jordan Price 16 7 1 1 1 0 1
D Nick Pellar 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Brian Greene Jr 13 3 1 1 1 0 1
D Shareif Adamu 12 3 2 1 1 1 2
D- Dylan Spencer 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- C.J. Holmes 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Jordon Granger 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
ARK Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B B.J. Young 27 17 4 4 1 0 2
B Marshawn Powell 23 14 5 2 1 1 2
C H. Mickelson 20 7 4 1 1 2 1
C Mardracus Wade 24 7 1 1 2 0 1
C Coty Clarke 17 7 5 1 1 1 1
C- Rickey Scott 17 5 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Rashad Madden 17 5 2 2 0 0 2
D+ J. Williams 12 4 2 1 0 1 1
D+ Michael Qualls 11 4 3 1 1 1 1
D+ Kikko Haydar 11 3 2 1 1 0 0
D Anthlon Bell 10 4 1 0 0 0 0
D Fred Gulley 13 1 2 0 1 0 0
D D. Wagner 8 2 0 2 1 0 0
D Davion Spivey 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D C. Henderson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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