Robert Morris vs. St. Francis (PA): Full Game Preview

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Robert Morris  vs. St. Francis (PA): Full Game Preview
Robert Morris
(12-7, 6-5 away)
St. Francis (PA)
(1-16, 1-7 home)
Venue: DeGol Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris V Jones 12.0 L Jones 5.9 V Jones 5.3
St. Francis (PA) U Shannon 13.4 E Brown 9.1 U Shannon 4.1

On Thursday, St. Francis (PA) welcomes Robert Morris at DeGol Arena. It starts at 7:00 EST. The Red Flash are 0-8 against the Colonials over the last four years. They lost 70-56 the last time they played (2/11/2012).

St. Francis (PA) is in 12th place in the NEC, Robert Morris is in 2nd place. St. Francis (PA) has lost five straight.

The Red Flash fell 75-72 to Sacred Heart on January 19th. Ben Millaud-Meunier finished with 20 points in the loss. While contributing 1.7 rebounds per game, he also scores 6.4 points per game. For the Colonials, Lucky Jones finished with 18 points and 8 rebounds in the 87-75 win over Quinnipiac on January 19th. He is averaging 10.6 points per game in addition to a team-best 5.9 rebounds per game.

In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Robert Morris appears to have an edge in one significant area, scoring, where the Colonials have the upper hand over the Red Flash, 70 points per game to 61 points per game. One category in which Robert Morris is especially proficient is free throw rate at 41.5, ranking 2nd in their conference (and 41st nationally).

Robert Morris StatSmack

  • The St. Francis basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Robert Morris (82% vs 64%).
  • Umar Shannon is ranked 8th in the NEC in assists.
  • At least you keep showing up. St. Francis has an average margin of victory of 7 over Robert Morris in 26 wins since 1980.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. St. Francis has a stronger schedule than Robert Morris this season (SOS Rank: #142 vs #239).
RMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Velton Jones 26 12 2 5 2 0 3
C Lucky Jones 27 11 6 2 1 0 2
C Karvel Anderson 24 12 3 1 1 0 1
C Russell Johnson 26 8 6 2 1 0 2
C Coron Williams 25 10 3 1 1 0 1
C Mike McFadden 26 9 4 1 1 0 2
D+ David Appolon 17 5 2 1 1 0 1
D+ A. Myers-Pate 22 5 2 2 1 0 2
D Stephan Hawkins 12 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Vaughn Morgan 14 2 2 0 1 1 1
F Treadwell Lewis 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Shane Sweigart 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
SFPA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Umar Shannon 34 13 3 4 0 0 3
C- Earl Brown 26 9 9 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 19 6 1 1 0 0 1
D- B. Millaud-Meunier 13 6 2 1 0 0 1
D- Kam Ritter 19 3 1 1 1 1 1
F Greg Brown 21 2 2 1 1 0 1
F Anthony Ervin 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Storm Stanley 8 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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