Northeastern vs. Old Dominion: Full Game Preview

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Northeastern vs. Old Dominion: Full Game Preview
Northeastern
(15-8, 8-2 away)
Old Dominion
(3-20, 2-12 home)
Venue: Constant Convocation Center
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Northeastern J Smith 16.6 R Spencer 6.3 J Lee 4.4
Old Dominion D Painter 12.0 D Painter 8.0 K Palmore 3.1

Old Dominion hosts Northeastern at Constant Convocation Center on Saturday. It gets started at 4 p.m. EST and you can catch it on CSN-MA, NE, CSS, TCN. The Monarchs are 4-2 against the Huskies over the last four years. The last time they met (Jan. 23, 2012) they won 69-57.

Old Dominion is in 11th place in the CAA, Northeastern is in first place.

The 15 points by DeShawn Painter helped the Monarchs to a 78-66 victory over Drexel on Feb. 7. He leads the team in points with 12 per game and rebounds with 8 per game. For the Huskies, Quincy Ford finished with 15 points and 6 rebounds in the 62-57 win over Hofstra on Feb. 6. He is averaging 12.6 points per game in addition to a team-best 0.8 blocks per game.

There is one important category where Northeastern has a statistical edge, scoring, where the Huskies have the upper hand over the Monarchs, 69 points per game to 62 points per game.

Northeastern StatSmack

  • The Old Dominion steals leader (Keenan Palmore, 39 steals) has more steals than the Northeastern steals leader (David Walker, 28 steals).
  • You get an A for effort, but Old Dominion has emerged victorious against Northeastern the last 3 times they've played.
  • We just win. Old Dominion has more wins over the last 5 years than Northeastern (121 vs 93).
  • People just expect us to beat you. Old Dominion has been the favorite 8 out of the last 10 times.
  • The Old Dominion blocks leader (Richard Ross, 36 blocks) has more blocks than the Northeastern blocks leader (Quincy Ford, 18 blocks).
  • Donte Hill is ranked 9th in the CAA in steals.
  • Keenan Palmore is ranked 8th in the CAA in assists and 4th in the CAA in steals.
  • Old Dominion can actually jump, with more rebounds (37.1 per game vs 30.5 per game) than Northeastern this season.
  • Old Dominion waxed Northeastern by 12 points the last time they played (Jan 23, 2012).
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Joel Smith 36 17 4 3 1 0 2
B Jonathan Lee 36 13 5 4 2 0 2
B- Quincy Ford 32 13 6 1 1 1 2
B- Reggie Spencer 31 11 6 2 1 1 2
C David Walker 28 5 2 2 1 0 1
C- Zach Stahl 17 6 2 1 1 0 1
D+ D. Pollard 15 5 1 1 1 0 1
D D. Marshavelski 7 3 1 0 0 0 1
D M. Banegas-Flores 13 2 1 1 1 0 1
D Derrico Peck 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Avenant 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
ODU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C DeShawn Painter 28 12 8 1 0 1 2
C Keenan Palmore 26 8 4 3 2 0 2
C- Donte Hill 31 8 4 3 2 1 2
D+ Richard Ross 24 7 6 1 1 2 1
D+ Aaron Bacote 26 7 2 2 1 0 3
D+ Dimitri Batten 23 9 3 1 1 0 1
D Nick Wright 21 7 4 0 0 0 1
D Deion Clark 21 5 2 1 1 0 1
D- Anton Larsen 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
F Stuart McEwen 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Martin Shaw 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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