Boston University vs. UMBC: Full Game Preview

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Boston University vs. UMBC: Full Game Preview
Boston University
(16-11, 6-8 away)
UMBC
(6-20, 5-7 home)
Venue: Retriever Activities Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Boston University D Irving 14.5 D Morris 6.4 M Watson Jr. 5.4
UMBC R Cook 14.6 C Plummer 6.5 A Morgan 2.5

On Saturday, Boston University travels to Retriever Activities Center to take on Maryland-Baltimore County. The game tips off at 7 p.m. EST. The Terriers defeated the Retrievers 81-75 on Jan. 26 and are 8-2 against them over the past four years.

Boston University is in second place in the conference, Maryland-Baltimore County is in seventh place. Boston University will be looking to extend its five-game win streak.

The 18 points by D.J. Irving helped the Terriers to a 79-69 victory over Albany on Feb. 20. With 14.5 points per game, he leads the team in scoring average. For the Retrievers, Chase Plummer finished with 4 points and 9 rebounds in the 83-39 loss to Stony Brook on Feb. 19. With 6.5 rebounds per game and 1.8 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

Maryland-Baltimore County StatSmack

  • Boston University has a better scoring defense (64.3 allowed per game vs. 72.5 allowed per game) than Maryland-Baltimore County this season.
  • Travis Robinson is ranked 8th in the America East in three-pointers.
  • Boston University is a better shooting team (44.9 percent vs. 40.8 percent) than Maryland-Baltimore County this season.
  • Boston University has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (58 percent vs. 69 percent).
  • Boston University has a better conference record than Maryland-Baltimore County this season (10-4 vs. 4-9).
  • Malik Thomas is ranked 8th in the America East in blocks.
  • Boston University has a significantly better overall winning percentage over the last five years (57.2 percent to 23.0 percent).
  • Boston University has a better record on the road than Maryland-Baltimore County this season (6-8 vs. 1-13).
  • Boston University has a better record at home than Maryland-Baltimore County this season (9-2 vs. 5-7).
  • Boston University has more wins over the last 5 years than Maryland-Baltimore County (105 vs. 58).
BU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ D.J. Irving 35 14 3 4 2 0 3
C+ M. Watson Jr. 29 11 3 5 2 0 3
C+ Dom Morris 28 12 6 1 1 0 1
C John Papale 30 10 3 1 1 0 1
C Malik Thomas 23 7 5 1 1 1 1
C- Travis Robinson 23 7 2 1 1 0 1
D+ N. Dieudonne 17 5 4 1 0 0 1
D Justin Alston 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Zach Chionuma 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Jamaal Gill 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- James Kennedy 7 1 1 0 0 0 1
D- Dylan Brossman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Chris Kurz 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
UMBC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Ryan Cook 31 15 6 2 1 0 3
C Chase Plummer 27 12 7 2 2 0 3
D+ Brett Roseboro 26 10 6 1 1 1 2
D+ Brian Neller 29 10 2 1 1 0 1
D Joey Getz 18 6 2 1 1 0 1
D Quentin Jones 25 3 3 2 0 0 1
D Aaron Morgan 26 5 2 3 1 0 3
D- Adrian Satchell 18 3 3 1 0 0 1
D- Malik Garner 17 3 3 1 0 0 1
F Jamar Wertz 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Jordan Wejnert 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Nate Basalyga 11 2 2 1 0 0 0
F Will Wise 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Jarrel Lane 4 0 0 0 1 0 1
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