Bowling Green vs. Toledo: Full Game Preview

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Bowling Green vs. Toledo: Full Game Preview
Bowling Green
(7-11, 0-9 away)
Toledo
(6-10, 4-2 home)
Venue: Savage Hall
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Bowling Green J Crawford 16.3 A Calhoun 7.7 J Crawford 3.9
Toledo R Pearson 18.5 R Pearson 6.3 J Brown 5.1

Toledo plays host to Bowling Green at Savage Hall on Saturday. Tip-off is at 7:00 EST. The Rockets are 0-4 against the Falcons over the last four years. They fell 66-63 on 2/11/2012, the last time they met.

Both teams share 4th place in the MAC.

The Rockets were defeated by Akron 71-56 on January 23rd despite 16 points and 8 rebounds from Rian Pearson. He leads the team in points with 18.5 per game, rebounds with 6.3 per game, and steals with 1.8 per game. In a 70-55 blowout of Kent State on January 23rd, Chauncey Orr put up 18 points for the Falcons. He is averaging 7.2 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. A key area of strength for Bowling Green is turnover percentage at 19.2, which ranks 2nd in their conference (and 112th nationally).

Bowling Green StatSmack

  • Toledo has a more potent offense, scoring more points (68.6 per game vs 62.1 per game) than Bowling Green this season.
  • Toledo is better under pressure, and has defeated Bowling Green in 5 out of the last 9 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Toledo has come back to win after being down at half against Bowling Green 4 times since 2000.
  • Toledo players are more experienced than Bowling Green players (11,395 minutes played vs 10,066 minutes played).
  • Nathan Boothe is ranked 9th in the MAC in blocks.
  • Winning is in our blood. Toledo had a better record in close games than Bowling Green last season (7-8 vs 3-8).
  • Even computers respect Toledo more. We have a better RPI this season than Bowling Green (RPI: #249 vs #296).
  • At least you keep showing up. Toledo has an average margin of victory of 8 over Bowling Green in 29 wins since 1980.
  • The Toledo scoring leader (Rian Pearson) has more points than the Bowling Green scoring leader (A`uston Calhoun).
  • Julius Brown is ranked 8th in the MAC in assists.
BGSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ A`uston Calhoun 36 16 8 1 0 1 2
C+ Jordon Crawford 35 16 3 4 2 0 4
C- Richaun Holmes 19 5 5 0 0 3 1
D+ Chauncey Orr 26 7 4 1 1 0 1
D Cameron Black 20 3 4 1 1 1 1
D A. Henderson 18 5 3 1 1 0 1
D Damarkeo Lyshe 2 7 0 0 1 0 0
D Luke Kraus 23 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Jehvon Clarke 13 4 2 2 1 0 2
D James Erger 13 2 1 1 0 0 0
D- Craig Sealey 9 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Spencer Parker 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOL Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Rian Pearson 33 19 6 2 2 0 3
C+ Julius Brown 34 13 3 5 1 0 3
C Nathan Boothe 25 8 5 1 1 2 1
C D. Buckley 32 9 3 2 2 0 2
C Reese Holliday 25 8 5 1 0 0 1
C- Matt Smith 26 9 3 0 0 1 1
D Josh Lemons 12 1 1 1 1 0 1
D- Richard Wonnell 12 1 2 0 0 0 0
D- James Ewing 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F B. Schwiebert 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F A.J. Mathew 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
F DeLino Dear 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
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