Citadel vs. Appalachian State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Citadel vs. Appalachian State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Citadel 80
(7-19, 3-10 away)
Appalachian State 77
(12-15, 8-4 home)
Venue: Holmes Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Citadel 34 34 80
Appalachian State 34 34 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Citadel M Van Scyoc 24 M Groselle 14 M Harris III 9
Appalachian State T Baskin 13 J Trice 7 J Canty 4

Appalachian State faced off with Citadel on Wednesday, Feb. 20 and was stunned by the Bulldogs 80-77 in overtime. Tevin Baskin put up 13 points and four rebounds in the Mountaineers loss. Michael Obacha had seven points and added three rebounds. Mike Groselle recorded a double-double for the Bulldogs on 22 points and 14 rebounds. Appalachian State (12-14, 8-8 SoCon) welcomes Samford (10-17, 8-6 SoCon) on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Appalachian State Game Notes

  • Appalachian State started 12-15 during the 2011 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • Appalachian State has played in four overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Mountaineers have played in 14 overtime games with a record of 6-8.
  • The Mountaineers have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Appalachian State is 25-35 in close games.
  • Appalachian State has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording seven or fewer free throws made.
  • Appalachian State has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after committing 18 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 80 or more total points this season, Appalachian State has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Appalachian State has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.3 percent or better this season, Appalachian State has lost 80 percent of the time (2-8).
  • The Mountaineers set a season high for three-pointers (12).
  • Appalachian State has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--AppSt has a 4.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Tabarris Hamilton has led the team in scoring in three out of 27 games this season.
  • Nathan Healy has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 27 games this season.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Michael Obacha.

Citadel Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Citadel is 16-25 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Matt Van Scyoc and Mike Groselle) accounted for 57.5 percent of the points.
  • Mike Groselle accounted for 37.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Matt Van Scyoc has led the team in scoring eight times in 26 games this season.
  • Mike Groselle has led the team in rebounding 16 times in 26 games this season.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Matt Van Scyoc's career.
  • P.J. Horgan has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Marshall Harris III set a career high with four steals.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Mike Groselle's career.
  • Mike Groselle recorded a double-double. It was his fourth this season and 26th of his career.
CIT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mike Groselle3422143112
AMatt Van Scyoc412462115
AM. Harris III38649401
B+R. Robinson35435210
BAshton Moore10521100
C+Janeil Jenkins8202201
C+P.J. Horgan391030215
CStephen Elmore13221001
-Dylen Setzekorn4300001
-Q. Marshall3210000
AppSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BTevin Baskin291341111
B-Michael Obacha29730501
B-Nathan Healy31871112
B-T. Hamilton301301101
B-Jamaal Trice271171003
C+Michael Neal331353006
C+Jay Canty30824113
CChris Burgess16411101

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