Delaware State vs. Morgan State: Full Game Preview

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Delaware State vs. Morgan State: Full Game Preview
Delaware State
(13-15, 5-11 away)
Morgan State
(12-14, 3-5 home)
Venue: Hill Field House
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, March 04, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Delaware State T Tate 12.6 M Oliver 6.9 A Thomas 2.6
Morgan State J Black 13.9 A Hubbard 6.8 J Black 3.0

On Monday, Morgan State hosts Delaware State at Hill Field House. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Bears lost to the Hornets 52-50 on Feb. 18 and are 6-3 against them over the last four years.

Morgan State is currently tied with Delaware State in the MEAC in fifth place.

The 17 points by Shaquille Duncan helped the Bears to a 58-45 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Mar. 2. He tallies 6.8 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.1 blocks per game. For the Hornets, Kendall Gray put up 8 points and 7 rebounds in the 56-53 win over Howard on Mar. 2. He is averaging 5.1 points per game and leads the team in blocks with 2.7 per game.

Delaware State StatSmack

  • Morgan State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (55.4 percent to 41.5 percent).
  • Morgan State has a better record on the road than Delaware State this season (8-9 vs. 4-10).
  • The Morgan State assist leader (Justin Black, 78 assists) has more assists than the Delaware State assist leader (Albert Thomas, 63 assists).
  • Morgan State has an average margin of victory of 8 over Delaware State in 30 wins since 1980.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Morgan State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (899 to 894) than Delaware State, per the NCAA.
  • Morgan State attacks the glass, with more rebounds (37.4 per game vs. 31.7 per game) than Delaware State this season.
  • The Morgan State scoring leader (Justin Black, 352 points) has more points than the Delaware State scoring leader (Tahj Tate, 315 points).
  • Ian Chiles is ranked 8th in the MEAC in blocks.
  • Justin Black is ranked 8th in the MEAC in points.
  • Morgan State is better under pressure, and has defeated Delaware State in eight out of the last 13 games decided by five points or fewer.
  • DeWayne Jackson is ranked 3rd in the MEAC in steals.
DelSt Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Tahj Tate 36 13 3 2 1 0 3
C Marques Oliver 29 9 7 1 2 2 2
C- Casey Walker 32 8 4 1 1 0 1
C- Tyshawn Bell 22 8 3 0 1 0 1
D+ Kendall Gray 23 5 3 0 0 3 1
D+ Albert Thomas 21 5 2 3 1 0 2
D Amere May 19 7 2 1 1 0 1
D Miles Bowman 14 5 4 0 0 0 1
D- Jabari Joyner 8 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Nick Doyle 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
F Jordan Lawson 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Brandon Oliver 7 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Cahli Thomas 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Chris Lewis 5 1 0 1 0 0 0
F Scott Sill 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Michael Coger 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
MORGAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ DeWayne Jackson 32 14 6 2 2 1 3
C+ Justin Black 33 14 4 3 1 0 3
C Anthony Hubbard 28 11 7 2 1 0 3
C Ian Chiles 21 9 5 1 0 2 1
C- S. Duncan 24 7 4 1 0 2 2
C- Blake Bozeman 31 6 2 2 1 0 2
D Tyrece Edwards 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D W. Turnipseed 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Tauron Bailey 8 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Donte Pretlow 15 3 1 1 1 0 2
D Cedric Blossom 10 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Thair Heath 6 1 1 0 0 0 1
D- Daryl Traynham 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Rasean Simpson 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Daon Riley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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