South Dakota vs. IPFW: Recap and Stats

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South Dakota vs. IPFW: Recap and Stats
South Dakota 60
(7-12, 2-8 away)
IPFW 62
(9-11, 8-0 home)
Venue: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Dakota 30 30 60
IPFW 26 36 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Dakota J Myles 15 T Gruis 5 J Myles 2
IPFW F Gaines 18 M Hines 5 I McCray 2

South Dakota faced off with IPFW on Thursday, January 17th and let one slip to the Mastodons 62-60 in conference play. The Coyotes got a game-high 15 points and seven rebounds (4 Ast 3 Blk) from Trevor Gruis. Steve Tecker had eight points and added four rebounds. Luis Jacobo got 13 points and four rebounds for the Mastodons. South Dakota (7-12, 3-4 Summit League) gets Oakland (8-12, 3-3 Summit League) on the road on Saturday, January 19th.

South Dakota Game Notes

  • The last time USD started the season 7-12 was 2011.
  • USD beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Coyotes have beaten the spread.
  • The Coyotes have been unlucky 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, South Dakota has lost 17 close games.
  • South Dakota has lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after recording 60 or fewer total points.
  • The Coyotes have lost 100% of the time this season (0-8) after having a field goal percentage of 41.5% or worse.
  • This is the 2nd loss of the season where the Coyotes opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Trevor Gruis and Brandon Bos) accounted for 45.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Trevor Gruis and Tyler Flack) accounted for 45.1% of the rebounds.
  • Trevor Gruis has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 8 times in 19 games this season.
  • Trevor Gruis has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Bos has 6 straight double-digit point games.

IPFW Game Notes

  • IPFW won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Mastodons won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, IPFW has lost 17 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Frank Gaines and Luis Jacobo) accounted for 43.5% of the points.
  • Frank Gaines has led the team in scoring 11 times in 20 games this season.
  • Mario Hines has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 20 games this season.
  • Frank Gaines has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Joseph Edwards set a career high with 6 field goals made.
USD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATrevor Gruis401574133
B-Steve Tecker22840001
B-Brandon Bos271222002
B-Tyler Flack28671113
C+Juevol Myles30931201
CJordan Boots34622003
DKarim Rowson15400002
-Eric Robertson4000000
IPFW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BLuis Jacobo331341100
BM. Kibiloski17750112
BMario Hines30661210
B-Pierre Bland26445001
B-Joseph Edwards251230000
C+Isaiah McCray17413202
C+Frank Gaines371420104
CJoe Reed15230101

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