James Madison vs. Drexel: Full Game Preview

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
James Madison vs. Drexel: Full Game Preview
James Madison
(14-11, 4-7 away)
Drexel
(9-14, 2-8 home)
Venue: Daskalakis Athletic Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 10, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
James Madison R Goins 13.8 R Goins 7.9 D Moore 4.5
Drexel D Lee 17.2 D McCoy 8.2 F Massenat 4.3

On Sunday, Drexel hosts James Madison at Daskalakis Athletic Center. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST and you can see it on CSN-PHI, MA or CSS. The Dragons fell to the Dukes 51-43 on Jan. 12 and are 4-5 against them over the last four years.

Drexel is in seventh place in the conference, James Madison is in third place.

The Dragons were defeated by Old Dominion 78-66 on Feb. 7 despite 18 points from Derrick Thomas. He contributes 2.7 rebounds per game in addition to his 7.9 points per game. For the Dukes, Devon Moore put up 17 points and 12 assists in the 81-71 win over William & Mary on Feb. 6. He is averaging 11 points per game and leads the team in assists with 4.5 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, James Madison is strong in turnover percentage at 18.2 percent. This is good enough for first in the conference and 65th in the nation.

James Madison StatSmack

  • Drexel has come back to win after being down at half against James Madison three times since 2009.
  • Drexel has a better record on the road than James Madison this season (6-5 vs. 2-7).
  • Drexel has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (57.6 percent to 39.3 percent).
  • Drexel has an average margin of victory of 12 over James Madison in 16 wins since 1995.
  • That must sting. Drexel has blown out James Madison by 20 points or more on four occasions since 2002.
  • Daryl McCoy is ranked 6th in the CAA in rebounds.
  • Drexel has been the favorite 16 out of the last 20 times.
  • Even computers respect Drexel more. Drexel has a better RPI this season than James Madison (RPI: No. 204 vs. No. 225).
  • The Drexel three-point leader (Damion Lee, 44 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the James Madison three-point leader (A.J. Davis, 38 three-pointers).
  • Drexel has more wins over the last 5 years than James Madison (102 vs. 94).
  • Drexel players are more experienced than James Madison players (16,756 minutes played vs. 15,626 minutes played).
JMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Rayshawn Goins 30 14 8 1 1 0 2
C Devon Moore 33 11 3 5 1 0 3
C Andre Nation 26 9 3 2 2 1 1
C Andrey Semenov 20 10 3 1 1 1 0
C- Ron Curry 29 6 2 2 1 0 1
C- Charles Cooke 22 5 2 1 1 1 1
C- A.J. Davis 20 9 3 1 1 0 2
D+ Alioune Diouf 20 5 4 1 1 0 1
D Enoch Hood 13 4 2 0 0 1 1
D Taylor Bessick 12 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Arman Marks 7 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Gene Swindle 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
DREXEL Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Damion Lee 32 17 5 2 1 0 2
C Chris Fouch 27 17 4 2 0 0 1
C Frantz Massenat 36 14 3 4 1 0 3
C Dartaye Ruffin 32 8 7 1 1 1 2
C- Daryl McCoy 27 4 8 1 1 0 2
C- Derrick Thomas 34 8 3 2 1 0 2
D+ Tavon Allen 16 7 2 1 1 0 1
D Kazembe Abif 23 5 4 0 0 0 1
D- Goran Pantovic 11 1 2 0 0 0 1
F Aquil Younger 7 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Jake Lerner 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
F Casey Carroll 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
Load More Stories

Team StreamTM

College Basketball

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.