Manhattan vs. Loyola (MD): Full Game Preview

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Manhattan vs. Loyola (MD): Full Game Preview
Manhattan
(12-16, 5-11 away)
Loyola (MD)
(20-10, 12-3 home)
Venue: Reitz Arena
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, March 03, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Manhattan G Beamon 13.4 R Brown 7.1 E Andujar 2.5
Loyola (MD) D Cormier 16.7 A Winbush 6.4 R Williams 4.0

On Sunday, Manhattan heads to Reitz Arena to take on Loyola (MD). It starts at 12 p.m. EST. The Jaspers fell to the Greyhounds 51-41 on Jan. 25 and are 2-8 against them over the last four years.

Manhattan is in sixth place in the MAAC and Loyola (MD) is in third. Both teams continue to fight for position.

The Jaspers got past Fairfield 34-31 on Mar. 1 with the help of 11 points from Shane Richards. In addition to his 7.6 points per game, he is also chipping in 2 rebounds per game. For the Greyhounds, Erik Etherly finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds in the 90-86 loss to Iona on Mar. 1. He contributes 6.4 rebounds per game in addition to his 15.7 points per game.

Comparing team stats, Loyola (MD) looks to have the edge in one significant category, scoring, where the Greyhounds have the upper hand over the Jaspers, 67 points per game to 58 points per game. Loyola (MD) will hope to exploit their strength in offensive rebounding percentage in this matchup. Their mark of 37.0 percent in this area ranks first in the conference and 36th in the country.

Loyola (MD) StatSmack

  • The Manhattan assist leader (Emmy Andujar, 67 assists) has more assists than the Loyola assist leader (Dylon Cormier, 66 assists).
  • The Manhattan blocks leader (Rhamel Brown, 81 blocks) has more blocks than the Loyola blocks leader (Jordan Latham, 32 blocks).
  • Over the past 10 years, Manhattan has had more players drafted by the NBA than Loyola (one vs. zero).
  • Shane Richards is ranked 6th in the MAAC in three-pointers.
  • Manhattan is a better three-point shooting team (33.7 percent vs. 29.9 percent) than Loyola this season.
  • Manhattan has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 20 years (51.8 percent to 41.4 percent).
  • Manhattan has come back to win after being down at half against Loyola three times since 2001.
  • Rhamel Brown is ranked 5th in the MAAC in rebounds and 12th nationally in blocks.
  • That must sting. Manhattan has blown out Loyola by 20 points or more on nine occasions since 1999.
MAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B George Beamon 35 17 6 1 2 0 3
C Rhamel Brown 26 12 7 1 1 3 2
C- Emmy Andujar 27 8 5 2 1 0 3
D+ M. Alvarado 25 8 3 2 1 0 3
D+ Shane Richards 21 8 2 1 0 0 1
D RaShawn Stores 23 6 3 2 1 0 2
D Donovan Kates 25 7 3 1 0 0 2
D R. Colonette 17 3 3 0 0 1 1
D- Mohamed Koita 12 3 1 0 0 0 1
D- CJ Jones 11 2 1 1 0 0 1
D- M. Jackson Jr. 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Ryan McCoy 10 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Adam Lacey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
LMDU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dylon Cormier 0 17 4 2 2 0 2
B Erik Etherly 34 16 6 2 1 1 2
C+ Robert Olson 33 13 5 2 1 0 2
C Anthony Winbush 32 7 6 2 1 0 2
C R.J. Williams 31 5 3 4 2 0 2
D+ Julius Brooks 16 5 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Jordan Latham 17 4 2 1 0 1 1
D+ Jarred Jones 12 3 2 1 1 1 1
D Franz Rassman 9 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Tyler Hubbard 11 3 1 0 1 0 0
D Eric Laster 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Chido Onyiuke 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Luke Wandrusch 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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