Fairfield vs. Siena: Full Game Preview

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Fairfield vs. Siena: Full Game Preview
Fairfield
(13-10, 7-7 away)
Siena
(6-16, 4-7 home)
Venue: Times Union Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 04, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Fairfield D Needham 14.4 A Sidibe 5.7 D Wade 3.9
Siena O Anosike 12.7 O Anosike 11.7 E Hymes 3.9

On Monday, Siena plays host to Fairfield at Times Union Center. It gets started at 7:00 EST and you can catch it on TWCS or ESPN3.com. The Saints are 7-3 against the Stags over the last four years. They lost 64-56 the last time they played (2/5/2012).

Siena is in 8th place in the conference and just behind 6th place Fairfield with a chance to close in.

In their last match-up, Rakeem Brookins finished with 18 points in the Saints 66-63 victory over Manhattan on February 1st. In addition to a team-leading 2.1 steals per game, he chips in 12.1 points per game. For the Stags, Maurice Barrow finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds in the 69-59 win over Rider on February 1st. He is averaging 9.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

Fairfield StatSmack

  • Siena has a much lower average debt at graduation according to Kiplinger than Fairfield ($28,200 vs $35,161).
  • Siena has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (58.81% to 47.39%).
  • Siena is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Siena is 196 lbs compared to 189 lbs for Fairfield.
  • Siena is better under pressure, and has defeated Fairfield in 8 out of the last 14 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Siena has a stronger schedule than Fairfield this season (SOS Rank: #190 vs #235).
  • O.D Anosike is ranked 10th in the MAAC in points and 2nd nationally in rebounds.
  • Rob Poole is ranked 9th in the MAAC in three-pointers.
  • Siena has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Fairfield ($38,095 vs $51,880).
  • Siena has a much better NCSA Power Ranking than Fairfield (#73 vs #92).
FAIR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Derek Needham 33 14 3 3 1 0 3
C Maurice Barrow 26 9 4 1 1 1 1
C Amadou Sidibe 21 6 6 0 0 0 1
C Colin Nickerson 27 6 4 2 2 0 1
C Desmond Wade 28 7 3 4 1 0 2
C- Keith Matthews 19 6 4 1 0 1 1
C- Marcus Gilbert 20 5 3 1 0 0 1
C- Josip Mikulic 15 5 2 1 0 1 1
D Coleman Johnson 10 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Steve Johnston 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
D Justin Jenkins 7 3 1 0 0 0 1
SIE Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- O.D Anosike 38 13 12 1 1 1 2
C Rob Poole 35 13 6 1 1 0 2
C- Rakeem Brookins 34 12 2 2 2 0 3
C- Evan Hymes 34 12 2 4 1 0 4
D+ Trenity Burdine 25 7 4 1 1 0 1
D Brett Bisping 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
D Imoh Silas 16 3 3 0 0 1 1
D- Ryan Oliver 13 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Rich Audu 14 3 1 0 0 0 1
F Davis Martens 8 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Chris Leppanen 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Steven Cruz 3 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Marcus Hopper 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Lionel Gomis 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
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