Georgia State vs. Northeastern: Full Game Preview

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Georgia State vs. Northeastern: Full Game Preview
Georgia State
(10-12, 3-7 away)
Northeastern
(13-7, 6-5 home)
Venue: Matthews Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia State R Hunter 16.0 M Atkins 6.2 D White 3.5
Northeastern J Smith 16.6 R Spencer 6.2 J Lee 4.4

Georgia State visits Matthews Arena on Wednesday to take on Northeastern. It gets started at 7:00 EST. The Panthers are 3-5 against the Huskies over the last four years. The last time they met (2/8/2012) they won 61-59.

Georgia State is in 5th place in the conference, Northeastern is in 1st place.

The Panthers fell 68-57 to Drexel on January 26th. Manny Atkins finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. He is averaging 13.9 points per game while also contributing a team-high 6.2 rebounds per game. For the Huskies, Quincy Ford finished with 15 points and 7 rebounds in the 71-51 blowout of George Mason on January 27th. He contributes 6.0 rebounds per game in addition to his 13.3 points per game.

Northeastern StatSmack

  • Manny Atkins is ranked 9th in the CAA in points, 10th in the CAA in rebounds, 4th in the CAA in three-pointers, and 4th in the CAA in steals.
  • The Georgia State steals leader (Devonta White) has more steals than the Northeastern steals leader (David Walker).
  • R.J. Hunter is ranked 4th in the CAA in points, 3rd in the CAA in three-pointers, and 4th in the CAA in steals.
  • Georgia State is better under pressure, and has defeated Northeastern in 4 out of the last 7 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • The Georgia State rebounding leader (Manny Atkins) has more rebounds than the Northeastern rebounding leader (Reggie Spencer).
  • The Georgia State assist leader (Devonta White) has more assists than the Northeastern assist leader (Joel Smith).
  • The Georgia State scoring leader (R.J. Hunter) has more points than the Northeastern scoring leader (Joel Smith).
  • Georgia State has a better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (48.64% to 44.69%).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Georgia State has come back to win after being down at half against Northeastern 3 times since 2006.
  • The Georgia State blocks leader (James Vincent) has more blocks than the Northeastern blocks leader (Reggie Spencer).
GSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B R.J. Hunter 33 16 6 2 2 1 2
C+ Manny Atkins 36 14 6 2 2 0 2
C+ Devonta White 36 14 3 4 2 0 3
C- R. Richardson 25 7 2 1 1 0 1
D+ James Vincent 23 4 5 0 1 3 1
D Markus Crider 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
D Cameron Solomon 11 5 1 0 0 0 1
D LaRon Smith 7 1 1 0 0 1 1
D D. Burguillos 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Tyler Gamble 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- David Travers 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
D- T.J. Shipes 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Kevin Shaw 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Ryann Green 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Joel Smith 36 17 4 3 1 0 2
B Jonathan Lee 36 13 5 4 2 0 2
B Quincy Ford 33 13 6 2 1 1 2
B- Reggie Spencer 30 11 6 2 1 1 2
C David Walker 27 5 2 2 1 0 1
C- Zach Stahl 18 6 2 1 1 0 1
D+ D. Pollard 15 5 1 1 1 0 1
D D. Marshavelski 8 4 2 0 0 0 1
D M. Banegas-Flores 14 2 1 1 1 0 1
D Derrico Peck 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Avenant 9 1 1 1 0 0 0
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