Texas State vs. Idaho: Full Game Preview

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Texas State vs. Idaho: Full Game Preview
Texas State
(5-14, 1-6 away)
Idaho
(7-10, 3-4 home)
Venue: Cowan Spectrum
10:05PM ET / 7:05PM PT, January 24, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas State J Wright 16.4 J Wright 6.5 V Jones 3.3
Idaho K Barone 15.6 K Barone 9.0 M McChristian 2.7

Texas State heads to Cowan Spectrum on Thursday to take on Idaho. It takes place at 10:05 EST.

Idaho maintains 5th place in the WAC while Texas State sits at 8th place.

In an 81-78 triumph over Texas-San Antonio on January 19th, Reid Koenen put up 23 points for the Bobcats. He is putting up 7.6 points per game while also averaging 2.8 rebounds per game. In a 77-64 victory over Texas-Arlington on January 19th, Kyle Barone put up 14 points and 18 rebounds for the Vandals. He contributes a team-leading 15.6 points per game, 9.0 rebounds per game, and 1.2 blocks per game. A key area of strength for Idaho is defensive rebounding percentage at 72.5, which ranks 1st in their conference (and 38th nationally).

Idaho StatSmack

  • Texas State has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (0.478 to 0.419).
  • Joel Wright is ranked 3rd in the WAC in points and 5th in the WAC in rebounds.
  • Matt Staff is ranked 6th in the WAC in points, 8th in the WAC in rebounds, and 7th in the WAC in blocks.
  • Idaho has been ducking Texas State for over 30 years.
  • Vonn Jones is ranked 2nd in the WAC in assists and 6th in the WAC in steals.
  • The Texas State rebounding leader (Joel Wright) has more rebounds than the Idaho rebounding leader (Kyle Barone).
  • The Texas State blocks leader (Matt Staff) has more blocks than the Idaho blocks leader (Kyle Barone).
  • The Texas State assist leader (Vonn Jones) has more assists than the Idaho assist leader (Mike McChristian).
  • Wesley Davis is ranked 16th nationally in steals.
  • The Texas State scoring leader (Joel Wright) has more points than the Idaho scoring leader (Kyle Barone).
  • The Texas State steals leader (Wesley Davis) has more steals than the Idaho steals leader (Denzel Douglas).
TXState Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Joel Wright 25 16 7 2 1 0 4
C- Wesley Davis 27 9 3 2 2 0 1
C- Matt Staff 26 12 5 1 1 1 3
D+ Corey Stern 24 8 4 1 0 1 1
D+ Vonn Jones 22 6 2 3 1 0 2
D Reid Koenen 20 8 3 1 1 0 1
D Phil Hawkins 21 5 2 2 1 0 2
D Deonte` Jones 12 4 1 0 0 0 0
F D. Richardson 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Ray Dorsey 8 1 1 1 0 0 0
F Nick Hinton 8 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Basil Brown II 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Jeffrey Nwankwo 2 0 1 0 0 0 1
F Justin Tanton 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
IDAHO Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kyle Barone 34 16 9 1 0 1 2
C+ Stephen Madison 31 15 5 2 0 0 2
C Connor Hill 30 11 2 2 0 0 1
C- M. McChristian 26 7 4 3 1 0 2
D+ R. Harris Jr. 19 7 3 2 0 0 2
D Mansa Habeeb 19 5 3 2 0 0 2
D Denzel Douglas 15 2 2 2 1 0 1
D Wendell Faines 11 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Marcus Bell 11 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Joe Kammerer 12 3 1 0 0 0 0
D- Matt Borton 9 2 1 1 0 0 0
F Max Salesky 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Westin Hill 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
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