Niagara vs. Marist: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Niagara vs. Marist: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Niagara 57
(15-11, 6-8 away)
Marist 54
(7-19, 4-8 home)
Venue: McCann Field House
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Niagara 24 33 57
Marist 22 32 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Niagara J Green 20 T McCall 9 T McCall 2
Marist A Kemp 17 C Lewis 7 C Lewis 4

Niagara squared off with Marist on Friday, Feb. 15 and just barely got by the Red Foxes 57-54 in conference action. The Purple Eagles stay unbeaten against Marist this season at 2-0. The Purple Eagles were led by Juan`ya Green, who got a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds. Tahjere McCall had eight points and added nine rebounds. For the Red Foxes, Adam Kemp finished with a team-high 17 points and five rebounds. Niagara (15-11, 11-4 MAAC) takes on Manhattan (10-15, 8-7 MAAC) on Sunday, Feb. 17 on the road.

Niagara Game Notes

  • Niagara started 15-11 during the 2006, 2002, 1999, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Purple Eagles have won eight close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Niagara is 33-27 in close games.
  • The Purple Eagles have won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) after recording 11 or more steals.
  • NU has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent three-point percentage.
  • NU has won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) when opponents record 32 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Niagara has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Ameen Tanksley has eight rebounds or more.
  • NU set season lows for free throws made (seven) and total points (57).
  • Niagara has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Juan`ya Green accounted for 35.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tahjere McCall and Juan`ya Green) accounted for 42.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Juan`ya Green has led the team in scoring in eight out of 26 games this season.
  • Tahjere McCall has led the team in rebounding in four out of 26 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Juan`ya Green's career.
  • Juan`ya Green had a career high with seven defensive rebounds.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Ameen Tanksley.

Marist Game Notes

  • The Red Foxes have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Marist is 15-22 in close games.
  • Adam Kemp accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Chavaughn Lewis and Jay Bowie) accounted for 40.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Adam Kemp has led the team in scoring four times in 26 games this season.
  • Chavaughn Lewis has led the team in rebounding six times in 26 games this season.
  • Adam Kemp has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Chavaughn Lewis has six straight double-digit point games.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJuan`ya Green392081204
BTahjere McCall37892205
BMarvin Jordan381031403
B-Ameen Tanksley33781113
C+Devon White26660221
CT.J. Cline19630002
-Malcolm Lemmons7010001
MARIST PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAdam Kemp401751244
BJay Bowie381062203
BChavaughn Lewis261074105
B-T.J. Curry40852203
CIsaiah Morton39820203
C-Manny Thomas15111000

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