Quinnipiac vs. St. Francis (PA): Full Game Preview

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Quinnipiac vs. St. Francis (PA): Full Game Preview
Quinnipiac
(5-11, 3-3 away)
St. Francis (PA)
(1-14, 1-5 home)
Venue: DeGol Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Quinnipiac I Azotam 13.8 I Azotam 8.8 D Johnson 4.1
St. Francis (PA) U Shannon 13.7 E Brown 7.8 U Shannon 4.3

On Thursday, St. Francis (PA) plays host to Quinnipiac at DeGol Arena. It gets started at 7:00 EST. The Red Flash are 2-4 against the Bobcats over the last four years. They fell 77-44 on 2/23/2012, the last time they met.

Both teams share 8th place in the conference.

The Red Flash fell 79-69 to Fairleigh Dickinson on January 12th. Stephon Mosley finished with 19 points and 7 rebounds in the loss. He tallies 8.5 points per game and also adds 4.6 rebounds per game. For the Bobcats, Ousmane Drame put up 7 points and 11 rebounds in the 70-64 loss to Hampton on January 14th. He contributes 5.4 rebounds per game in addition to his 7.2 points per game.

Analyzing the differences between the teams, Quinnipiac has the edge in two important areas. The first is rebounding, where the Bobcats have the upper hand, 41 per game to 29 per game. Quinnipiac also has an advantage in scoring, 69 points per game to 60 points per game. Quinnipiac will hope to exploit their strengths, which include: defensive rebounding percentage at 74.5 and offensive rebounding percentage at 38.5.

Quinnipiac StatSmack

  • The St. Francis basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Quinnipiac (82% vs 60%).
  • At least you keep showing up. St. Francis has an average margin of victory of 8 over Quinnipiac in 8 wins since 1997.
  • St. Francis is a better three-point shooting team (32.3% vs 29.2%) than Quinnipiac this season.
  • The St. Francis three-point leader (Ollie Jackson) has more three-pointers than the Quinnipiac three-point leader (Garvey Young).
  • Umar Shannon is ranked 8th in the NEC in assists.
  • Maybe someday you'll play some real competition. St. Francis has a stronger schedule (including future opponents) than Quinnipiac this season (Projected SOS Rank: #174 vs #229).
  • The St. Francis steals leader (Stephon Whyatt) has more steals than the Quinnipiac steals leader (Dave Johnson).
QUINN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Ike Azotam 28 14 9 1 1 1 1
C Garvey Young 30 10 5 1 1 0 2
C Jamee Jackson 29 9 6 0 0 1 2
C Dave Johnson 28 9 2 4 1 0 3
C Zaid Hearst 24 9 4 1 0 0 2
C- Ousmane Drame 19 7 5 0 0 1 2
C- Evan Conti 23 7 4 2 1 0 2
D+ Shaq Shannon 21 5 2 2 1 0 2
D James Ford Jr 11 5 1 1 1 0 0
D Marquis Barnett 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Kendrick Ray 14 3 1 1 0 0 1
D Justin Harris 9 3 3 0 0 0 1
F Tariq Carey 5 2 1 0 0 0 1
SFPA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Umar Shannon 34 14 3 4 0 0 3
D+ Earl Brown 23 9 8 1 0 1 2
D+ Stephon Mosley 25 9 5 1 0 0 2
D Ollie Jackson 21 8 2 1 1 0 1
D Stephon Whyatt 24 8 2 2 1 0 2
D Ronnie Drinnon 18 5 4 0 0 0 1
D Dominique Major 18 6 1 1 0 0 1
D- Kam Ritter 19 3 1 1 1 1 1
F B. Millaud-Meunier 8 4 1 0 0 0 1
F Greg Brown 22 2 2 1 1 0 1
F Anthony Ervin 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Storm Stanley 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Tony Peters 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Z. Vigneault 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
F Aric Gresko 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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