Northern Kentucky vs. USC Upstate: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northern Kentucky vs. USC Upstate: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Kentucky 70
(8-11, 5-7 away)
USC Upstate 65
(13-11, 8-3 home)
Venue: G.B. Hodge Center
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Kentucky 38 32 70
USC Upstate 32 33 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Kentucky E Jones 18 C Jackson 6 E Faulkner 5
USC Upstate R Glenn 14 J Maxey 8 T Greene 3

On Saturday, Feb. 2, USC Upstate took on Northern Kentucky and lost on their home court to the Norse 70-65 in conference play. The Spartans even the season series against Northern Kentucky at 1-1 with the loss. Jodd Maxey put up 13 points and eight rebounds in a losing effort. Torrey Craig also put in a solid contribution, scoring 13 points and adding four rebounds. For the Norse, Chad Jackson got 17 points and six rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, Feb. 7 when USC Upstate (13-11, 7-4 Atlantic Sun) heads to Stetson (9-13, 6-5 Atlantic Sun).

USC Upstate Game Notes

  • The Spartans have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, USC Upstate is 20-26 in close games.
  • USC Upstate has lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after recording three or fewer three-pointers.
  • USC Upstate has lost 75 percent of the time this season (2-6) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 15 or more assists this season, USC Upstate has lost 80 percent of the time (2-8).
  • USC Upstate has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past six games.
  • The top two scorers (Ricardo Glenn and Torrey Craig) accounted for 41.5 percent of the points.
  • Jodd Maxey accounted for 34.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Ricardo Glenn has led the team in scoring in three out of 24 games this season.
  • Jodd Maxey has led the team in rebounding in four out of 24 games this season.
  • Torrey Craig has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jodd Maxey has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Ricardo Glenn.

Northern Kentucky Game Notes

  • The Norse won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Northern Kentucky is 3-4 in close games.
  • Chad Jackson recorded a team season high in free throws made with seven and free throws attempted with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Eshaunte Jones and Chad Jackson) accounted for 50.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chad Jackson and Tyler White) accounted for 45.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (11) than the starters (nine).
  • Eshaunte Jones has led the team in scoring 11 times in 19 games this season.
  • Chad Jackson has led the team in rebounding five times in 19 games this season.
  • Eshaunte Jones has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Chad Jackson has four straight double-digit point games.
NoKY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChad Jackson261763212
AEshaunte Jones311811101
AEthan Faulkner361015202
BTodd Johnson14332101
B-Tyler White291340003
CJack Flournoy11131011
CNate Snodgrass10012000
CErnest Watson25411212
DJohn Staley12200000
-Anthony Monaco6200003
UPSTATE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJodd Maxey281381212
B+Torrey Craig341343211
BRicardo Glenn241452004
C+Fred Miller22502000
CB. Olomuwiya12421001
CAdrian Rodgers23821002
CTy Greene33813105
DMario Blessing19011101
-Rob Elam5000000

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