UMKC vs. Houston Baptist: Full Game Preview
|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).
|D||R. March Jr.||19||11||2||0||2||0||2|