Middle Tenn State vs. Florida Atlantic: Recap and Stats

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Middle Tenn State vs. Florida Atlantic: Recap and Stats
Middle Tenn State 73
(20-4, 9-4 away)
Florida Atlantic 56
(11-13, 8-4 home)
Venue: FAU Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Middle Tenn State 31 42 73
Florida Atlantic 25 31 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Middle Tenn State R Cintron 16 K Hammonds II 6 K Hammonds II 4
Florida Atlantic S Moody 17 R Morrow 6 J Trapp 3

On Saturday, February 2nd, Florida Atlantic took on Middle Tennessee State and lost big against the Blue Raiders 73-56 in conference play. The Owls stay winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-2 for the season. The Owls got a game-high 17 points and four rebounds from Stefan Moody. Jackson Trapp had nine points and added four rebounds (3 Ast 3 Blk). For the Blue Raiders, Kerry Hammonds II got 12 points and six rebounds. Florida Atlantic (11-13, 6-7 Sun Belt) takes on Florida International (12-10, 7-6 Sun Belt) on Thursday, February 7th on the road.

Florida Atlantic Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:20 left to go.
  • The last time FAU started the season 11-13 was 2006.
  • Florida Atlantic has lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • The Owls have lost 75% of the time this season (3-9) after having a field goal percentage of 40.8% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 73 or more total points this season, Florida Atlantic has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, Florida Atlantic has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, Florida Atlantic has lost 75% of the time (2-6).
  • Florida Atlantic has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--FAU has a 4.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Stefan Moody accounted for 30.3% of the team's points.
  • Stefan Moody has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 24 games this season.
  • Richard Morrow has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 24 games this season.
  • Greg Gantt has 21 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Pablo Bertone.

Middle Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Marcos Knight and Kerry Hammonds II) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Raymond Cintron has led the team in scoring 5 times in 24 games this season.
  • Marcos Knight has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 24 games this season.
  • Marcos Knight has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Raymond Cintron set a career high with 6 field goals made.
MTSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AK. Hammonds II281264201
B+Marcos Knight331362013
B+JT Sulton261251021
BRaymond Cintron241621002
BTrantell Knight22733001
B-Shawn Jones24921021
C-Bruce Massey Jr22211101
D+Neiko Hunter16211012
-J. Gallman Jr3000000
FAU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AStefan Moody341743203
B+Jackson Trapp28943232
B-Dragan Sekelja8421011
C+Pablo Bertone18541103
C+Greg Gantt401311003
CRichard Morrow30561002
CJordan McCoy18130010
CKelvin Penn24230000

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