Manhattan vs. Canisius: Full Game Preview

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Manhattan vs. Canisius: Full Game Preview
Manhattan
(5-11, 2-8 away)
Canisius
(10-7, 6-1 home)
Venue: Koessler Athletic Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Manhattan G Beamon 13.4 R Brown 7.1 R Stores 2.8
Canisius B Baron 17.3 C Manhertz 9.1 B Baron 5.9

On Thursday, Manhattan travels to Koessler Athletic Center to take on Canisius. It takes place at 7:00 EST. The Jaspers are 5-3 against the Golden Griffins over the last four years. They won 90-77 on 2/24/2012 the last time they played.

Canisius and Manhattan are tied for 5th in the conference.

In a 65-53 win over Marist on January 13th, Rhamel Brown put up 18 points and 7 rebounds for the Jaspers. He leads the team in rebounds with 7.1 per game and blocks with 2.6 per game. For the Golden Griffins, Billy Baron finished with 20 points and 5 rebounds in the 97-87 loss to Iona on January 13th. He leads the team in points with 17.3 per game and assists with 5.9 per game.

Analyzing the differences between the teams, Canisius has an edge in one important area, scoring, where the Golden Griffins have the upper hand over the Jaspers, 74 points per game to 58 points per game.

Canisius StatSmack

  • The Manhattan blocks leader (Rhamel Brown) has more blocks than the Canisius blocks leader (Jordan Heath).
  • Rhamel Brown is ranked 6th in the MAAC in rebounds and 1st in the MAAC in blocks.
  • It must sting. Manhattan has blown out Canisius by 20 points or more on 5 occasions since 1998.
  • Manhattan has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (65% vs 77%).
  • Manhattan has a better scoring defense (64.9 allowed per game vs 72.2 allowed per game) than Canisius this season.
  • Manhattan takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Canisius (2 vs 0).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Manhattan has come back to win after being down at half against Canisius 5 times since 2001.
  • Manhattan has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Canisius ($36,470 vs $41,757).
  • Maybe someday you'll play some real competition. Manhattan has a stronger schedule (including future opponents) than Canisius this season (Projected SOS Rank: #149 vs #173).
MAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B George Beamon 28 13 5 1 2 0 2
C Rhamel Brown 25 13 7 1 1 3 2
D+ Emmy Andujar 27 8 5 2 1 0 3
D M. Alvarado 21 8 2 2 1 0 3
D RaShawn Stores 25 5 3 3 1 0 3
D Donovan Kates 26 6 3 1 0 0 2
D Shane Richards 17 6 1 1 0 0 1
D R. Colonette 16 3 3 0 0 1 1
D- Mohamed Koita 14 4 2 0 1 0 1
F CJ Jones 14 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Ryan McCoy 12 1 1 1 0 0 1
F M. Jackson Jr. 4 0 1 1 0 0 1
F Adam Lacey 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
CANI Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Billy Baron 34 17 5 6 1 0 3
B- H. Washington 32 14 3 3 1 0 3
C+ Jordan Heath 27 10 5 1 1 1 1
C+ Chris Manhertz 28 7 9 0 1 1 1
C+ Isaac Sosa 24 12 2 1 0 0 1
C Alshwan Hymes 17 6 3 1 1 0 2
C- Reggie Groves 16 4 2 2 1 0 2
C- Josiah Heath 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
C- Freddy Asprilla 14 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Tyrel Edwards 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
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