Saint Mary's vs. Brigham Young: Full Game Preview

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Saint Mary's vs. Brigham Young: Full Game Preview
Saint Mary's
(13-4, 2-3 away)
Brigham Young
(14-4, 11-0 home)
Venue: Marriott Center
11:00PM ET / 8:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Saint Mary's M Dellavedova 17.3 B Waldow 5.6 M Dellavedova 6.4
Brigham Young T Haws 21.3 B Davies 7.7 M Carlino 4.2

In an 82-64 dismantling of Santa Clara on January 12th, Tyler Haws put up 24 points and 5 rebounds for the Cougars. His 21.3 points per game is the highest mark on the team. For the Gaels, Matthew Dellavedova put up 19 points and 6 assists in the 78-72 win over San Francisco on January 12th. With 17.3 points per game and 6.4 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. Saint Mary's will hope to exploit their strengths, which include: effective field goal percentage at 57.2 and defensive rebounding percentage at 75.1.

Saint Mary's StatSmack

  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Brigham Young has had more players drafted by the NBA than Saint Mary's (4 vs 1).
  • Brigham Young has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (0.643 to 0.556).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Brigham Young has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Saint Mary's (1 vs 0).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Brigham Young has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Saint Mary's (5 vs 0).
  • The Brigham Young scoring leader (Tyler Haws) has more points than the Saint Mary's scoring leader (Matthew Dellavedova).
  • At least you keep showing up. Brigham Young has an average margin of victory of 16 over Saint Mary's in 4 wins since 1980.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Brigham Young has a stronger schedule than Saint Mary's this season (SOS Rank: #29 vs #261).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Brigham Young currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (985 to 967) than Saint Mary's, per the NCAA.
  • Matt Carlino is ranked 9th in the West Coast in assists and 8th in the West Coast in steals.
  • The Brigham Young rebounding leader (Brandon Davies) has more rebounds than the Saint Mary's rebounding leader (Brad Waldow).
  • The Brigham Young basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Saint Mary's (100% vs 69%).
SMC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B M. Dellavedova 37 17 3 6 1 0 3
B- Stephen Holt 30 12 5 2 1 0 2
C+ Beau Levesque 21 10 5 1 1 0 1
C+ J. Walker III 27 9 4 1 1 0 1
C+ Brad Waldow 22 10 6 0 0 1 1
C Mitchell Young 20 7 6 1 1 0 2
C Jorden Page 21 7 1 2 1 0 1
D+ Matt Hodgson 14 4 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Jordan Giusti 10 2 1 1 0 0 0
D+ E. Petrulis 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Kyle Rowley 5 3 2 0 0 0 0
D Zach Sanchez 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
BYU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Tyler Haws 33 21 5 2 1 0 2
A- Brandon Davies 28 18 8 3 1 1 3
B- Matt Carlino 25 9 3 4 2 0 2
C+ Brock Zylstra 23 7 4 2 1 0 1
C Josh Sharp 22 5 5 1 0 0 1
C Craig Cusick 21 4 3 2 1 0 1
C Nate Austin 14 4 4 1 0 0 1
D+ Bronson Kaufusi 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
D+ Raul Delgado 9 3 1 1 1 0 1
D+ Anson Winder 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D A. Ambrosino 8 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Ian Harward 5 1 1 0 0 0 1
D Cory Calvert 9 3 1 1 0 0 1
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