Lipscomb vs. Florida Gulf Coast: Full Game Preview

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Lipscomb vs. Florida Gulf Coast: Full Game Preview
Lipscomb
(6-10, 2-7 away)
Florida Gulf Coast
(12-7, 9-0 home)
Venue: Alico Arena
7:05PM ET / 4:05PM PT, January 17, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Lipscomb S Hurt 11.8 S Hurt 8.2 K Sankey 2.9
Florida Gulf Coast B Thompson 14.3 S Brown 5.7 B Comer 6.3

In their last outing, despite 17 points and 11 rebounds from Sherwood Brown, the Eagles fell to East Tennessee State 85-75 on January 12th. On top of a team-high 5.7 rebounds per game, he also scores 14.2 points per game. For the Bisons, Stephen Hurt put up 6 points in the 67-53 loss to Northern Kentucky on January 11th. He leads the team in points with 11.8 per game, rebounds with 8.2 per game, and blocks with 0.6 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Lipscomb is strong in free throw rate at 45.0. This is good enough for 1st in the conference and 13th in the nation.

Lipscomb StatSmack

  • The Florida Gulf Coast assist leader (Brett Comer) has more assists than the Lipscomb assist leader (Khion Sankey).
  • Florida Gulf Coast players are more experienced than Lipscomb players (10,987 minutes played vs 4,511 minutes played).
  • Chase Fieler is ranked 6th in the Atlantic Sun in steals and 9th in the Atlantic Sun in blocks.
  • Fort Myers isn't as congested as Nashville (population is significantly lower).
  • The Florida Gulf Coast steals leader (Bernard Thompson) has more steals than the Lipscomb steals leader (Deonte Alexander).
  • Eric McKnight is ranked 7th in the Atlantic Sun in rebounds and 1st in the Atlantic Sun in blocks.
  • Florida Gulf Coast embarrassed Lipscomb by 21 points the last time they played (Feb 13, 2012).
  • Florida Gulf Coast has a better scoring defense (66.9 allowed per game vs 77.4 allowed per game) than Lipscomb this season.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Florida Gulf Coast has a better overall record than Lipscomb this season (9-5 vs 5-7).
  • Bernard Thompson is ranked 5th in the Atlantic Sun in points and 1st nationally in steals.
  • At least you keep showing up. Florida Gulf Coast has an average margin of victory of 9 over Lipscomb in 3 wins since 2007.
LU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Stephen Hurt 24 12 8 1 0 1 3
C Khion Sankey 28 8 7 3 1 0 3
C Malcolm Smith 25 11 5 1 1 0 2
C Martin Smith 33 10 4 2 0 0 3
C D. Alexander 29 10 3 2 1 0 2
D C. Sanderson 19 5 2 1 1 0 2
D J. Glover 12 5 2 0 0 0 1
D- Talbott Denny 8 2 1 0 0 0 1
F J.C. Hampton 23 6 3 2 1 0 4
F Oscar Garcia 13 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Zack Ellis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Chad Johnson 8 0 1 0 0 0 0
F J.J. Butler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Dylan Greene 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
FGCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B B. Thompson 29 14 5 2 3 0 2
B Sherwood Brown 32 14 6 1 1 0 2
C+ Chase Fieler 28 11 5 2 1 1 2
C Brett Comer 26 6 3 6 2 0 4
C Eric McKnight 23 7 5 1 0 1 2
D+ L. Livingston 9 3 2 0 0 0 1
D+ F. Cvjeticanin 14 6 2 0 0 0 0
D+ C. Varidel 18 7 2 0 1 0 2
D+ Eddie Murray 15 3 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Dajuan Graf 13 2 2 2 1 0 1
D+ A. Blessig 8 2 1 1 1 0 1
D Marcus Blake 7 1 2 0 0 0 1
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