Louisiana-Monroe vs. South Alabama: Full Game Preview

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Louisiana-Monroe vs. South Alabama: Full Game Preview
Louisiana-Monroe
(3-10, 1-6 away)
South Alabama
(8-8, 3-5 home)
Venue: Mitchell Center
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 17, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Louisiana-Monroe A Olatayo 14.6 J James 6.9 J James 4.7
South Alabama A Rubit 19.3 A Rubit 10.9 F Goldstein 2.6

South Alabama has a statistical edge over Louisiana-Monroe in two specific areas. One concern is rebounding, where the Jaguars hold the advantage over the Warhawks, 38 per game to 29 per game. Additionally, South Alabama has an edge over Louisiana-Monroe in scoring, 70 points per game to 59 points per game. From a tempo-free perspective, South Alabama is strong in the following categories: free throw rate at 42.3 and offensive rebounding percentage at 37.7.

South Alabama StatSmack

  • Monroe isn't as congested as Mobile (population is significantly lower).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Louisiana-Monroe has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than South Alabama (1 vs 0).
  • Trent Mackey is ranked 7th in the Sun Belt in three-pointers.
  • Louisiana-Monroe is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Louisiana-Monroe is 76.0 inches compared to 74.2 inches for South Alabama.
  • The Louisiana-Monroe assist leader (Jayon James) has more assists than the South Alabama assist leader (Freddie Goldstein).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Louisiana-Monroe has a stronger schedule than South Alabama this season (SOS Rank: #173 vs #308).
  • Jayon James is ranked 4th in the Sun Belt in assists.
ULM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Amos Olatayo 27 15 5 0 1 0 2
C Jayon James 34 10 7 5 1 0 5
D+ Trent Mackey 31 11 2 1 1 0 1
D+ R.J. McCray 29 8 2 2 1 0 3
D+ M. Hansberry 25 8 3 1 1 0 1
D Millaun Brown 28 5 5 0 1 0 2
D Trey Lindsey 21 3 3 1 0 0 1
D- Kyle Koszuta 11 3 0 2 1 0 1
F Ife Eke 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Colton Ponder 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Taylor Birchett 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
USA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Augustine Rubit 34 20 10 1 1 2 2
C Mychal Ammons 30 11 8 2 1 1 2
C Xavier Roberson 27 14 4 2 1 0 2
C- Javier Carter 23 6 6 1 1 2 2
D+ Antoine Allen 26 9 3 1 2 0 2
D+ F. Goldstein 30 8 3 3 1 0 4
D B. Stevens II 18 3 1 1 1 0 2
D Dre Conner 20 5 1 2 0 0 2
D- Viktor Juricek 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D- G. Magee 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Trey Anderson 9 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Wendell Wright 8 1 0 1 0 0 1
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