Colorado vs. Washington State: Full Game Preview

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Colorado vs. Washington State: Full Game Preview
Colorado
(11-6, 3-5 away)
Washington State
(10-7, 10-2 home)
Venue: Beasley Coliseum
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Colorado A Booker 14.6 A Roberson 11.8 S Dinwiddie 2.6
Washington State B Motum 19.4 B Motum 6.5 R Woolridge 2.8

On Saturday, Colorado visits Beasley Coliseum to take on Washington State. It starts at 10:00 EST and you can catch it on Pac-12 Network. The Buffaloes last played the Cougars on 1/7/2012 and won 71-60.

Washington State is holding down the 8th spot in the Pac 12, right above Colorado in 10th place.

In their last game, Spencer Dinwiddie put up 15 points in the Buffaloes 64-54 loss to Washington on January 16th. He tallies 14.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.6 assists per game. In a 75-65 victory over Utah on January 16th, Mike Ladd put up 22 points and 6 rebounds for the Cougars. He contributes 5.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 10.6 points per game.

Washington State StatSmack

  • We beat real teams. Colorado has more wins against the RPI Top 50 than Washington State this season (3 vs 0).
  • The Colorado rebounding leader (Andre Roberson) has more rebounds than the Washington State rebounding leader (Brock Motum).
  • Colorado has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than Washington State (#85 vs #98).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Colorado has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Washington State (3 vs 0).
  • The Colorado blocks leader (Andre Roberson) has more blocks than the Washington State blocks leader (Brock Motum).
  • Colorado is a better three-point shooting team (39.5% vs 33.6%) than Washington State this season.
  • Andre Roberson is ranked 10th nationally in rebounds, 4th in the Pac 12 in steals, and 10th in the Pac 12 in blocks.
  • Even computers respect Colorado more. We have a better RPI this season than Washington State (RPI: #4 vs #189).
  • The Colorado three-point leader (Askia Booker) has more three-pointers than the Washington State three-point leader (DaVonte Lacy).
  • The Colorado steals leader (Andre Roberson) has more steals than the Washington State steals leader (Mike Ladd).
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Colorado has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Washington State (3 vs 0).
CU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Andre Roberson 33 11 12 2 2 1 2
B+ Josh Scott 29 13 6 1 0 1 1
B+ Askia Booker 33 15 4 2 1 0 2
B+ S. Dinwiddie 31 14 4 3 1 1 2
C Xavier Johnson 21 7 4 0 0 0 2
C Sabatino Chen 24 5 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Jeremy Adams 7 2 1 0 0 0 1
D+ Eli Stalzer 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
D+ Xavier Talton 8 2 1 0 0 0 1
D+ Ben Mills 5 1 3 0 0 0 1
D+ S. Harris-Tunks 9 1 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Beau Gamble 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
WSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Brock Motum 34 20 6 1 1 1 3
C+ Mike Ladd 32 11 6 3 1 0 2
C DaVonte Lacy 29 11 3 2 1 0 2
C Royce Woolridge 30 8 3 3 1 0 2
C- D.J. Shelton 24 5 6 1 1 1 2
D+ D. Kernich-Drew 23 7 3 1 0 0 1
D Will Dilorio 16 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Junior Longrus 11 1 2 1 0 1 1
D Bryce Leavitt 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Brett Boese 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D James Hunter 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- Dominic Ballard 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
D- Keaton Hayenga 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
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