Monmouth vs. Sacred Heart: Recap and Stats

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Monmouth vs. Sacred Heart: Recap and Stats
Monmouth 68
(8-13, 4-10 away)
Sacred Heart 82
(8-11, 5-3 home)
Venue: William Pitt Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Monmouth 40 28 68
Sacred Heart 35 47 82
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Monmouth A Nicholas 14 E Waite 4 J Steele 3
Sacred Heart S Gibson 20 L Montes 6 P Gaetano 7

On Saturday, January 26th, Sacred Heart took on Monmouth and beat the Hawks 82-68 in NEC play. The Pioneers got the win with a season-high 33 points and five rebounds from Shane Gibson. Phil Gaetano had five points and added 13 assists. For the Hawks, Dion Nesmith got a team-high 16 points and four rebounds. Sacred Heart (8-11, 6-2 NEC) takes on Wagner (11-8, 5-3 NEC) on Thursday, January 31st on the road.

Sacred Heart Game Notes

  • Sacred Heart started 8-11 during the 2011, 2010, and 2008 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Monmouth extended the Sacred Heart winning streak to 3 games.
  • Sacred Heart has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0% or better.
  • SHU has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when opponents record 11 or fewer assists.
  • This season Sacred Heart has won 100% of the time (4-0) when Shane Gibson plays 37 minutes or more and 80% of the time (4-1) when Louis Montes has 6 free throws made or more.
  • The Pioneers set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time SHU recorded at least 24 free throws made was Jan 29, 2011 against Robert Morris.
  • The Pioneers have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 4th win of the season where the Pioneers came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--SHU has a 0.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Shane Gibson recorded a team season high in free throws made with 15 and free throws attempted with 17.
  • Phil Gaetano tallied a team season high in assists with 13.
  • Shane Gibson accounted for 40.2% of the team's points.
  • Shane Gibson has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 19 games this season.
  • This game was the 7th double-digit assist game of Phil Gaetano's career.
  • Phil Gaetano had a career high with 13 assists.
  • This marks the 46th 20-point game of Shane Gibson's career.
  • Shane Gibson has 7 straight 20+ point games.
  • Shane Gibson had a career high with 15 free throws made.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Louis Montes's career.
  • Louis Montes has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Monmouth Game Notes

  • Marcus Ware recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 9.
  • Dion Nesmith has led the team in scoring 4 times in 21 games this season.
  • Stephen Spinella has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Dion Nesmith.
  • Dion Nesmith set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
MU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADion Nesmith331642000
BMarcus Ware20952102
BTyrone O`Garro20550000
B-S. Spinella301171104
B-Jesse Steele32714300
B-Ed Waite11620101
B-Jalen Palm9421101
CChristian White31621301
CMax DiLeo11220010
-Gary Cox3200000
SHU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shane Gibson373351003
APhil Gaetano385513003
ALouis Montes292550003
ADe`Aires Tate18831020
B+Tevin Falzon21790001
CSteve Glowiak34252204
D+N. Greenbacker13201000
-M. Abdel Latif9000000

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