|Nicholls State||F Hunter 19.4||F Hunter 7.5||D Thomas 2.7|
|Texas at San Antonio||K Burrage 17.5||J Hill 6.4||M Hale III 3.8|
On Saturday, Texas-San Antonio hosts Nicholls State at UTSA Convocation Center. Tipoff is at 3 p.m. EST. The Roadrunners are 4-1 against the Colonels over the last four years. The last time they played they won 91-50 on Jan. 4, 2012.
In a 73-62 win over Texas State on Feb. 16, Kannon Burrage put up 15 points and 7 rebounds for the Roadrunners. He leads the team with 17.5 points per game. For the Colonels, T.J. Carpenter finished with 17 points and 6 rebounds in the 74-63 win over Lamar on Feb. 19. He is averaging 10.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.
Nicholls State StatSmack
- The worst team in the WAC has a much higher RPI than the worst team in the Southland (No. 286 vs. No. 326).
- The WAC has a conference RPI that is better than the Southland (No. 13 vs. No. 22).
- Texas-San Antonio has more wins over the last 5 years than Nicholls State (95 vs. 72).
- That must sting. Texas-San Antonio has blown out Nicholls State by 20 points or more on four occasions since 2001.
- Texas-San Antonio has an average margin of victory of 13 over Nicholls State in 26 wins since 1981.
- The WAC has a stronger schedule this year compared to the Southland (No. 12 vs. No. 21).
- The Texas-San Antonio assist leader (Michael Hale III, 87 assists) has more assists than the Nicholls State assist leader (Shane Rillieux, 57 assists).
- The Texas-San Antonio three-point leader (Jordan Sims, 48 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Nicholls State three-point leader (T.J. Carpenter, 38 three-pointers).
- The WAC has had five more NCAA Tournament teams than the Southland over the past 10 years.
- Last year the top-ranking players between the two conferences for points, rebounds, field goals made, three-pointers, assists, and steals were in the WAC.
- The best team in the WAC has a much higher RPI than the best team in the Southland (No. 53 vs. No. 76).
|C+||M. Hale III||35||16||3||4||2||0||3|