Quinnipiac vs. St. Francis (NY): Full Game Preview

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Quinnipiac vs. St. Francis (NY): Full Game Preview
Quinnipiac
(14-14, 6-6 away)
St. Francis (NY)
(11-16, 5-5 home)
Venue: Pope Physical Education Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 28, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Quinnipiac I Azotam 13.6 I Azotam 8.3 D Johnson 3.8
St. Francis (NY) J Cannon 14.8 J Cannon 9.0 B Jones 4.3

St. Francis (NY) hosts Quinnipiac at Pope Physical Education Center on Thursday. It starts at 7 p.m. EST. The Terriers defeated the Bobcats 63-61 on Jan. 3 and are 3-4 against them over the past four years.

St. Francis (NY) is eigth in the conference and Quinnipiac is third. Both teams continue to jockey for position.

The Terriers fell 73-65 to Mount St. Mary's on Feb. 23. Ben Mockford finished with 29 points in the loss. He is putting up 11 points per game while also averaging 1.6 rebounds per game. The Bobcats were defeated by Central Connecticut State 67-65 on Feb. 25 despite 11 points and 13 rebounds from Ousmane Drame. He averages 8.9 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.3 blocks per game. A few of the Four Factors in which Quinnipiac stands out are offensive rebounding percentage at 40.9 percent, defensive rebounding percentage at 74.3 percent, and free throw rate at 41.0 percent.

Quinnipiac StatSmack

  • Brent Jones is ranked 6th in the NEC in assists.
  • Ben Mockford is ranked 38th nationally in three-pointers.
  • Boom! St. Francis defeated Quinnipiac by 2 points the last time they played (Jan 03, 2013).
  • The St. Francis rebounding leader (Jalen Cannon, 243 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Quinnipiac rebounding leader (Ike Azotam, 233 rebounds).
  • The St. Francis assist leader (Brent Jones, 116 assists) has more assists than the Quinnipiac assist leader (Dave Johnson, 99 assists).
  • The St. Francis scoring leader (Jalen Cannon, 400 points) has more points than the Quinnipiac scoring leader (Ike Azotam, 382 points).
  • The St. Francis three-point leader (Ben Mockford, 73 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Quinnipiac three-point leader (Shaq Shannon, 30 three-pointers).
  • St. Francis is better at defending the three (33.0 percent allowed vs. 38.1 percent allowed) than Quinnipiac this season.
  • St. Francis has an average margin of victory of 8 over Quinnipiac in 13 wins since 1998.
  • St. Francis has come back to win after being down at half against Quinnipiac three times since 2000.
  • Jalen Cannon is ranked 7th in the NEC in points and 38th nationally in rebounds.
QUINN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Ike Azotam 28 14 8 1 0 1 2
C Zaid Hearst 26 10 4 1 1 0 1
C Ousmane Drame 22 9 7 0 0 1 2
C Jamee Jackson 28 8 6 0 1 1 2
C Evan Conti 26 8 4 2 1 0 2
C- Dave Johnson 27 7 2 4 1 0 3
C- Shaq Shannon 24 7 3 2 1 0 2
C- Garvey Young 20 6 3 1 0 0 1
D Kendrick Ray 12 3 1 1 0 0 1
D James Ford Jr 7 3 1 0 0 0 0
D T. Wood-Smith 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
D Marquis Barnett 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Justin Harris 8 2 3 0 0 0 0
D- Emanuel Binyam 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Samir Kalil 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Tariq Carey 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
SFNY Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Jalen Cannon 31 15 9 1 1 0 1
C Akeem Johnson 25 10 6 1 1 1 2
C Ben Mockford 28 11 2 1 1 0 1
C- Kevin Douglas 22 8 4 0 0 1 1
C- Travis Nichols 18 10 4 0 0 0 1
D+ Brent Jones 21 6 2 4 1 0 3
D Dre Calloway 19 5 1 3 1 0 2
D A. Isailovic 18 3 1 1 1 0 0
D Anthony White 13 2 2 1 1 0 1
D PJ Santavenere 11 3 1 0 1 0 1
D- Lowell Ulmer 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- Mike Nierva 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Matt Milk 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Milos Trivic 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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