Texas A&M-CC vs. Central Arkansas: Full Game Preview

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Texas A&M-CC vs. Central Arkansas: Full Game Preview
Texas A&M-CC
(3-18, 1-11 away)
Central Arkansas
(9-13, 6-5 home)
Venue: Farris Center
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 14, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas A&M-CC W Nelson 13.4 W Nelson 7.6 J Jordan 5.1
Central Arkansas J Garner 15.8 J Garner 6.5 L Miles 3.6

On Thursday, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi heads to Farris Center to take on Central Arkansas. It starts at 8:30 p.m. EST. The Islanders fell to the Bears 76-67 on Jan. 19 and are 4-1 against them over the last four years.

Central Arkansas and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi are close together in the conference, holding down the seventh and ninth spots, respectively.

The Islanders got past McNeese State 61-58 on Feb. 9 with the help of 15 points and 6 rebounds from Joy Williamson. He is averaging 10.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. For the Bears, Jarvis Garner put up 13 points in the 93-73 loss to Northwestern State on Feb. 9. He leads the team in points with 15.8 per game and rebounds with 6.5 per game.

Central Arkansas has a statistical edge over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in a single key area, scoring, where the Bears have the upper hand over the Islanders, 76 points per game to 59 points per game.

Central Arkansas StatSmack

  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has more wins over the last 5 years than Central Arkansas (63 vs. 55).
  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has a better scoring defense (68.6 allowed per game vs. 77.9 allowed per game) than Central Arkansas this season.
  • The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rebounding leader (William Nelson, 151 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Central Arkansas rebounding leader (Jarvis Garner, 129 rebounds).
  • The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi steals leader (Hameed Ali, 34 steals) has more steals than the Central Arkansas steals leader (LaQuentin Miles, 29 steals).
  • William Nelson is ranked 6th in the Southland in rebounds.
  • Johnathan Jordan is ranked 3rd in the Southland in assists and 8th in the Southland in steals.
  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has a stronger schedule than Central Arkansas this season (SOS Rank: No. 230 vs. No. 262).
  • The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi assist leader (Johnathan Jordan, 108 assists) has more assists than the Central Arkansas assist leader (LaQuentin Miles, 62 assists).
  • The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi blocks leader (Nate Maxey, 37 blocks) has more blocks than the Central Arkansas blocks leader (Anthony Borden, 29 blocks).
  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has come back to win after being down at half against Central Arkansas three times since 2006.
  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has a better overall winning percentage over the last five years (36.7 percent to 29.5 percent).
TAMUCC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C J. Jordan 36 13 5 5 2 0 3
C William Nelson 30 13 8 1 1 0 3
D+ Joy Williamson 31 10 4 1 1 0 2
D+ Hameed Ali 30 8 2 2 2 0 1
D Zane Knowles 15 5 4 0 0 1 1
D Nate Maxey 14 4 3 0 0 2 1
D- Brandon Pye 15 4 1 0 1 0 0
D- Dale Francis 17 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Cole Martinez 9 2 0 0 0 0 0
F James King 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Jerred Kite 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
F Kennon Dvorak 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Jelani Currie 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Ted Wang 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
UCA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C LaQuentin Miles 29 14 4 4 2 0 3
C Jarvis Garner 29 16 6 1 1 0 2
C Robert Crawford 28 14 4 1 1 1 2
C- Jordan Harks 20 9 5 0 1 0 1
D+ Anthony Borden 19 7 4 1 1 2 1
D+ DeShone McClure 23 6 2 3 1 0 1
D Daouda Berete 18 5 3 2 1 0 1
D Ryan Williams 16 5 2 1 1 0 1
D Terrell Brown 11 3 3 0 0 0 1
D- Zach Padgett 8 2 1 0 0 0 1
D- Lenell Brown 11 2 1 1 1 0 1
D- Oliver Wells 12 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Sean Young 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
F A. Ridley 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
Load More Stories