UMKC vs. Houston Baptist: Full Game Preview

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UMKC vs. Houston Baptist: Full Game Preview
UMKC
(6-18, 4-9 away)
Houston Baptist
(7-14, 5-4 home)
Venue: Sharp Gymnasium
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 06, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
UMKC E Tyler 11.4 F Chatmon 7.6 E Tyler 3.1
Houston Baptist A Bernardi 14.8 A Bernardi 6.4 T Russell 2.6

Houston Baptist hosts Missouri-Kansas City at Sharp Gymnasium on Wednesday. It all starts at 8:05 EST. The Huskies beat the Kangaroos 63-61 on January 22nd and are 1-2 against them over the last four years.

In a 66-57 triumph over New Jersey Tech on February 2nd, Art Bernardi put up 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Huskies. On top of his scoring average of 14.8 points per game, he delivers 6.4 rebounds per game. The Kangaroos were defeated by South Dakota State 88-57 on February 2nd despite 11 points and 10 rebounds from Trinity Hall. He is averaging 6.0 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.

Missouri-Kansas City StatSmack

  • Houston Baptist players are more experienced than Missouri-Kansas City players (10,956 minutes played vs 10,509 minutes played).
  • How does our back look? Houston Baptist is ranked higher than Missouri-Kansas City in their conference (#4 vs #8).
  • The Great West has 2 teams - New Jersey Tech (40.8) and Houston Baptist (36.4) - that secure more rebounds per game than the Summit League leader, IPFW (34.8).
  • Boom! Houston Baptist defeated Missouri-Kansas City by 2 points the last time they played (Jan 22, 2013).
  • Houston Baptist does a better job contesting shots (43.0% allowed vs 48.0% allowed) than Missouri-Kansas City this season.
  • The Great West has 2 teams - Chicago State (10.0) and New Jersey Tech (8.9) - that create more steals per game than the Summit League leader, Oakland (8.7).
  • Last year the top-ranking players between the two conferences for rebounds and blocks were in the Great West.
  • Houston Baptist is better at defending the three (34.5% allowed vs 41.5% allowed) than Missouri-Kansas City this season.
  • The Houston Baptist scoring leader (Art Bernardi) has more points than the Missouri-Kansas City scoring leader (Estan Tyler).
UMKC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Estan Tyler 31 11 2 3 1 0 3
C Fred Chatmon 24 7 8 0 1 1 2
C- Thomas Staton 23 10 2 2 1 0 2
D+ Nelson Kirksey 20 7 3 1 1 0 2
D+ Nate Rogers 22 7 2 2 1 0 2
D Trinity Hall 20 6 4 0 1 1 1
D Kirk Korver 21 6 3 1 1 0 1
D Brad Reid 13 3 4 0 0 1 1
D- A. Washington 17 3 2 2 1 0 1
D- Alton Tanner 14 3 2 0 0 0 1
F Mason Wedel 10 1 1 1 1 0 1
F Caleb Johnson 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
F John Burke 9 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Trevor Franklin 8 2 0 0 0 0 0
HBU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Art Bernardi 27 14 6 1 1 1 2
C- Tyler Russell 26 11 3 2 1 0 3
C- Marcus Davis 24 8 5 1 1 0 3
D Caleb Crayton 20 6 4 0 1 0 2
D Marcel Smith 25 6 2 3 1 0 2
D Dauson Womack 19 4 5 1 1 0 1
D Jonathan Evans 15 2 2 1 1 0 1
D R. March Jr. 19 11 2 0 2 0 2
D Cody Joyce 14 4 3 0 0 0 0
D James Harper 14 5 2 1 1 0 1
D Rob Lewis 18 6 2 2 1 0 3
D- Anthony Hill 19 4 2 1 0 0 1
D- Spenser Gales 9 2 3 0 0 0 1
F Lamar Thomas 10 1 2 0 0 1 0
F Dewayne Bowden 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Mike Turner 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
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