Old Dominion vs. Georgia State: Full Game Preview

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Old Dominion vs. Georgia State: Full Game Preview
Old Dominion
(2-18, 0-7 away)
Georgia State
(11-12, 7-5 home)
Venue: GSU Sports Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Old Dominion D Painter 11.6 D Painter 8.0 K Palmore 2.9
Georgia State R Hunter 16.4 M Atkins 6.2 D White 3.6

Georgia State plays host to Old Dominion at GSU Sports Arena on Saturday. Tip-off is at 2:00 EST. The Panthers beat the Monarchs 69-54 on January 19th and are 2-6 against them over the last four years.

Georgia State is currently in 4th place in the CAA and Old Dominion is in 11th.

In a 78-73 triumph over Northeastern on January 30th, R.J. Hunter put up 27 points and 5 assists for the Panthers. He leads the team with 16.4 points per game. For the Monarchs, Richard Ross finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the 68-66 loss to Towson on January 30th. He averages 6.1 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.6 blocks per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Old Dominion is strong in offensive rebounding percentage at 39.3. This is good enough for 1st in the conference and 15th in the nation.

Old Dominion StatSmack

  • Even computers respect Georgia State more. We have a better RPI this season than Old Dominion (RPI: #212 vs #322).
  • The Georgia State scoring leader (R.J. Hunter) has more points than the Old Dominion scoring leader (DeShawn Painter).
  • James Vincent is ranked 18th nationally in blocks.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Georgia State has a better overall record than Old Dominion this season (11-12 vs 2-18).
  • The Georgia State steals leader (Devonta White) has more steals than the Old Dominion steals leader (Keenan Palmore).
  • Georgia State is a better three-point shooting team (35.1% vs 28.0%) than Old Dominion this season.
  • Georgia State has a better conference record than Old Dominion this season (6-4 vs 0-8).
  • Georgia State is a better shooting team (42.8% vs 38.8%) than Old Dominion this season.
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Georgia State has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Old Dominion (1 vs 0).
  • Winning is in our blood. Georgia State has a better record in close games than Old Dominion this season (5-6 vs 1-7).
  • Boom! Georgia State humiliated Old Dominion by 15 points the last time they played (Jan 19, 2013).
ODU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C DeShawn Painter 28 12 8 1 0 1 2
C Keenan Palmore 26 8 5 3 2 0 2
C- Donte Hill 32 8 5 3 2 1 2
D+ Richard Ross 23 6 5 1 1 2 1
D+ Aaron Bacote 26 7 3 2 1 0 3
D Dimitri Batten 22 8 2 1 1 0 1
D Nick Wright 21 6 4 0 0 1 1
D Deion Clark 21 5 2 1 1 0 1
D- Anton Larsen 11 2 2 0 0 0 0
F Stuart McEwen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Martin Shaw 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 26 7 3 1 1 0 1
D+ James Vincent 23 4 5 0 0 2 1
D Markus Crider 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
D Cameron Solomon 11 5 1 0 0 0 1
D LaRon Smith 6 1 1 0 0 1 1
D D. Burguillos 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
D David Travers 7 2 0 1 0 0 0
D- Tyler Gamble 1 0 0 0 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
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