Stephen F. Austin vs. Lamar: Full Game Preview

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Stephen F. Austin vs. Lamar: Full Game Preview
Stephen F. Austin
(17-2, 7-2 away)
Lamar
(2-19, 1-5 home)
Venue: Montagne Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Stephen F. Austin T Smith 15.3 T Smith 9.2 H Bateman 6.5
Lamar S Brown 11.0 S Brown 6.7 D Minor 3.2

On Saturday, Stephen F. Austin travels to Montagne Center to take on Lamar. It gets started at 7:00 EST. The Lumberjacks defeated the Cardinals 79-43 on January 3rd and are 4-2 against them over the past four years.

Stephen F. Austin is 1st in the conference and Lamar is 10th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.

In their last match-up on January 30th, Taylor Smith put up 21 points and 18 rebounds as the Lumberjacks ran it up on McNeese State 59-39. The do-it-all performer chips in a team-leading 15.3 points per game, 9.2 rebounds per game, and 3.2 blocks per game. The Cardinals were defeated by Northwestern State 85-63 on January 31st despite 28 points and 12 rebounds from Stanford Brown. With 11.0 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Stephen F. Austin has an advantage in a single key statistical area, scoring, where the Lumberjacks have an edge over the Cardinals, 66 points per game to 58 points per game.

Lamar StatSmack

  • Stephen F. Austin does a better job contesting shots (36.7% allowed vs 44.6% allowed) than Lamar this season.
  • Stephen F. Austin is a better shooting team (47.4% vs 41.0%) than Lamar this season.
  • The Stephen F. Austin three-point leader (Jacob Parker) has more three-pointers than the Lamar three-point leader (Donley Minor).
  • The Stephen F. Austin assist leader (Hal Bateman) has more assists than the Lamar assist leader (Donley Minor).
  • How does our back look? Stephen F. Austin is ranked higher than Lamar in the Southland (#1 vs #10).
  • The Stephen F. Austin rebounding leader (Taylor Smith) has more rebounds than the Lamar rebounding leader (Stanford Brown).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Stephen F. Austin currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (952 to 940) than Lamar, per the NCAA.
  • The Stephen F. Austin scoring leader (Taylor Smith) has more points than the Lamar scoring leader (Stanford Brown).
  • Stephen F. Austin is better at defending the three (27.0% allowed vs 34.6% allowed) than Lamar this season.
  • Be afraid. Stephen F. Austin has blown out more teams than Lamar this season (8 blowouts vs 0).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Stephen F. Austin has a better overall record than Lamar this season (17-2 vs 2-18).
SFA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Taylor Smith 32 15 9 2 1 3 2
B Hal Bateman 27 6 3 6 2 0 3
B Antonio Bostic 28 10 3 1 2 0 2
B- Jacob Parker 25 9 4 1 1 0 1
C+ Desmond Haymon 27 9 5 1 1 0 1
C+ Thomas Walkup 18 5 4 2 1 0 1
C- Rex Baxter Jr. 5 2 1 0 0 0 1
D+ Trey Pinkney 9 1 1 1 1 0 1
D+ Nikola Gajic 11 4 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Deshaunt Walker 9 3 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Joe Bright 4 2 1 0 0 0 1
D+ Ice Asortse 8 3 1 0 0 0 1
D Adam Perez 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Danilo Toskovic 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
D Jared Harrison 7 2 1 1 0 0 1
LAMAR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Stanford Brown 27 11 7 1 1 1 1
D+ Rhon Mitchell 26 10 4 1 0 1 3
D+ Donley Minor 32 9 3 3 1 0 3
D+ Amos Wilson 24 7 5 1 1 0 2
D D.J. Muepo 15 4 3 1 1 1 1
D Keilan Blanks 21 7 2 2 0 0 2
D Donnell Minton 21 5 3 2 0 0 3
D- Nikko Acosta 14 3 2 0 0 1 1
D- Osas Ebomwonyi 9 2 2 0 0 1 1
D- Hondo Webb 15 3 2 1 0 0 2
F Brennan Doty 9 4 2 1 0 0 2
F S. Norman 8 2 2 0 0 1 0
F Matt Hancock 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Brian Curran 3 1 1 0 1 0 1
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