Seattle vs. New Mexico State: Full Game Preview

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Seattle vs. New Mexico State: Full Game Preview
Seattle
(7-15, 2-6 away)
New Mexico State
(16-8, 11-1 home)
Venue: Pan American Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Seattle C Trent 11.0 D Sunderhaus 6.6 P Obasi 4.6
New Mexico State D Mullings 14.2 B Sy 7.6 T Watson 2.9

New Mexico State welcomes Seattle to Pan American Center on Saturday. It gets started at 9 p.m. EST and you can catch it on AggieVision or ESPN3.com. The Aggies defeated the Redhawks 83-82 on Jan. 10.

New Mexico State is in second place in the conference, Seattle is in ninth place.

The Aggies got past Idaho 76-74 on Feb. 7 with the help of 20 points and 5 rebounds from Sim Bhullar. In addition to a team-leading 2 blocks per game, he chips in 10.1 points per game. For the Redhawks, Luiz Bidart finished with 14 points in the 72-55 loss to Denver on Feb. 7. He contributes 2.3 rebounds per game in addition to his 3.8 points per game.

Seattle StatSmack

  • New Mexico State is a better shooting team (46.4 percent vs. 41.7 percent) than Seattle this season.
  • New Mexico State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on New Mexico State is 77.9 inches compared to 76.5 inches for Seattle.
  • Renaldo Dixon is ranked 6th in the WAC in blocks.
  • New Mexico State has a better scoring defense (63.0 allowed per game vs. 70.3 allowed per game) than Seattle this season.
  • The New Mexico State steals leader (Daniel Mullings, 51 steals) has more steals than the Seattle steals leader (D`Vonne Pickett, 35 steals).
  • Boom! New Mexico State defeated Seattle by 1 point the last time they played (Jan 10, 2013).
  • New Mexico State has a stronger schedule than Seattle this season (SOS Rank: No. 127 vs. No. 173).
  • New Mexico State has a better conference record than Seattle this season (10-2 vs. 2-10).
  • Daniel Mullings is ranked 4th in the WAC in points, 9th in the WAC in assists, and 27th nationally in steals.
SU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Prince Obasi 32 8 5 5 1 0 3
C- Clarence Trent 23 11 6 1 1 1 3
C- D. Sunderhaus 23 9 7 1 0 1 3
D+ D`Vonne Pickett 27 8 4 3 2 0 2
D+ Chad Rasmussen 24 8 2 1 1 0 1
D Sterling Carter 18 7 2 2 2 0 2
D Louis Green 16 6 4 0 0 1 1
D Jarell Flora 16 6 2 1 1 0 1
D Luiz Bidart 15 4 2 1 0 0 1
D Allen Tate 13 3 3 0 1 0 1
D- Jack Crook 10 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Tidjane Diop 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
F David Trimble 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
NMSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Daniel Mullings 34 14 5 3 2 0 3
C+ Sim Bhullar 21 10 6 1 0 2 1
C+ Tyrone Watson 33 11 5 3 1 0 3
C+ Bandja Sy 35 11 8 1 1 1 2
C- Renaldo Dixon 16 6 3 1 0 1 1
C- K. Ross-Miller 25 5 2 3 1 0 2
D+ Terrel de Rouen 18 5 2 2 0 0 1
D+ T. Nephawe 21 7 5 0 0 1 3
D Remi Barry 11 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Emery Coleman 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D Kevin Aronis 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
D B.J West 5 2 3 0 0 0 1
D Matej Buovac 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- Eric Weary 5 1 1 0 0 0 1
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