Saint Louis vs. Duquesne: Full Game Preview
|Saint Louis||M McCall Jr 11.2||D Evans 6.5||K Mitchell 3.8|
|Duquesne||S Johnson 14.0||A Marhold 5.8||D Colter 5.0|
On Wednesday, Duquesne welcomes Saint Louis at A.J. Palumbo Center. It gets started at 7:00 EST. The Dukes are 2-6 against the Billikens over the last four years. They fell 75-60 on 3/3/2012, the last time they met.
Duquesne is currently in 15th place in the A-10 and Saint Louis is in 10th place.
In their last match-up on January 19th, Derrick Colter put up 15 points for the Dukes in a loss to Virginia Commonwealth, 90-63. In addition to a team-leading 5.0 assists per game, he chips in 13.4 points per game. For the Billikens, Kwamain Mitchell finished with 29 points and 7 assists in the 82-80 loss to Rhode Island on January 19th. With 3.8 assists per game and 1.7 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. From a tempo-free perspective, Saint Louis is strong in defensive rebounding percentage at 72.6. This is good enough for 2nd in the conference and 36th in the nation.
Saint Louis StatSmack
- The Duquesne assist leader (Derrick Colter) has more assists than the Saint Louis assist leader (Jordair Jett).
- Andre Marhold is ranked 3rd in the A-10 in blocks.
- At least you keep showing up. Duquesne has an average margin of victory of 15 over Saint Louis in 4 wins since 2005.
- Derrick Colter is ranked 3rd in the A-10 in assists.
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Duquesne currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (956 to 923) than Saint Louis, per the NCAA.
- The Duquesne scoring leader (Sean Johnson) has more points than the Saint Louis scoring leader (Mike McCall Jr).
- Sean Johnson is ranked 8th in the A-10 in points.
- The Duquesne blocks leader (Andre Marhold) has more blocks than the Saint Louis blocks leader (Cory Remekun).
- Duquesne can actually jump, with more rebounds (39.1 per game vs 31.6 per game) than Saint Louis this season.
|B||Mike McCall Jr||32||11||2||3||1||0||2|