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

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Robert Morris  vs. St. Francis (NY): Full Game Preview
Robert Morris
(14-7, 7-5 away)
St. Francis (NY)
(8-11, 3-4 home)
Venue: Pope Physical Education Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Robert Morris K Anderson 12.7 L Jones 6.1 V Jones 5.5
St. Francis (NY) J Cannon 16.4 J Cannon 9.5 B Jones 4.3

Robert Morris visits Pope Physical Education Center on Thursday to take on St. Francis (NY). Tip-off is at 7:00 EST. The Colonials are 5-3 against the Terriers over the last four years. They fell 81-68 on 1/28/2012, the last time they met.

St. Francis (NY) is in 6th place in the conference and Robert Morris is in 1st place. Robert Morris has won its last six games.

In their last outing, behind 22 points from Karvel Anderson, the Colonials defeated Mount St. Mary's 76-68 on January 26th. He leads the team with 12.7 points per game. For the Terriers, Jalen Cannon put up 18 points and 14 rebounds in the 72-70 loss to Central Connecticut State on January 26th. He leads the team in points with 16.4 per game and rebounds with 9.5 per game.

St. Francis (NY) StatSmack

  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Robert Morris has come back to win after being down at half against St. Francis 5 times since 1998.
  • The Robert Morris assist leader (Velton Jones) has more assists than the St. Francis assist leader (Brent Jones).
  • Robert Morris takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than St. Francis (2 vs 0).
  • Mike McFadden is ranked 9th in the NEC in steals.
  • Better not leave your building. Robert Morris has a better record on the road than St. Francis this season (6-4 vs 5-6).
  • Robert Morris has a better conference record than St. Francis this season (6-2 vs 4-4).
  • We make our fans proud. Robert Morris has a better record at home than St. Francis this season (7-2 vs 3-4).
  • Even computers respect Robert Morris more. We have a better RPI this season than St. Francis (RPI: #143 vs #205).
  • We just win. Robert Morris has more wins over the last 5 years than St. Francis (131 vs 66).
  • The Robert Morris steals leader (Velton Jones) has more steals than the St. Francis steals leader (Brent Jones).
  • The Robert Morris blocks leader (Vaughn Morgan) has more blocks than the St. Francis blocks leader (Akeem Johnson).
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 13 3 1 1 0 1
C Russell Johnson 26 9 6 2 1 0 2
C Coron Williams 24 10 3 1 1 0 1
C Mike McFadden 25 9 4 1 1 0 2
D+ Keith Armstrong 10 3 0 0 0 0 0
D+ A. Myers-Pate 23 5 2 2 1 0 2
D+ David Appolon 17 4 2 1 1 0 1
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
SFNY Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Jalen Cannon 31 16 10 1 1 0 1
C Akeem Johnson 25 9 5 1 1 1 2
C Ben Mockford 30 11 2 1 1 0 1
C- Kevin Douglas 22 8 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Travis Nichols 16 9 4 0 0 0 1
D+ Brent Jones 21 6 2 4 1 0 3
D+ Dre Calloway 19 4 1 3 1 0 2
D A. Isailovic 19 3 2 1 1 0 0
D PJ Santavenere 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
D- Anthony White 9 1 1 1 0 0 1
D- Lowell Ulmer 5 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Matt Milk 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Mike Nierva 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Milos Trivic 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
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