Florida A&M vs. Norfolk State: Full Game Preview

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Florida A&M  vs. Norfolk State: Full Game Preview
Florida A&M
(8-20, 1-16 away)
Norfolk State
(19-10, 9-1 home)
Venue: Joseph G. Echols Hall
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, March 04, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Florida A&M J Adams 14.2 M Teal 5.2 J Adams 3.2
Norfolk State P Williams 14.0 R Gaston 6.3 J Fuentes 5.2

On Monday, Norfolk State plays host to Florida A&M at Joseph G. Echols Hall. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. EST. The Spartans are 5-0 against the Rattlers over the last four years. The last time they met (Mar. 9, 2012) they won 58-46.

Norfolk State is in first place in the conference, Florida A&M is in ninth place. Norfolk State has won its last 13 games.

The Spartans got past Bethune-Cookman 62-61 on Mar. 2 with the help of 14 points from Pendarvis Williams. His 14 points per game is the highest mark on the team. The Rattlers were defeated by Hampton 77-68 on Mar. 2 despite 22 points and 11 rebounds from Markee Teal. He is averaging 6.9 points per game and leads the team in rebounds with 5.2 per game.

Florida A&M StatSmack

  • Over the past 10 years, Norfolk State has had more players drafted by the NBA than Florida A&M (one vs. zero).
  • Norfolk State has more wins over the last 5 years than Florida A&M (96 vs. 64).
  • Norfolk State has an average margin of victory of 11 over Florida A&M in 13 wins since 1998.
  • The Norfolk State assist leader (Jamel Fuentes, 133 assists) has more assists than the Florida A&M assist leader (Jamie Adams, 85 assists).
  • The Norfolk State rebounding leader (Rashid Gaston, 153 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Florida A&M rebounding leader (Markee Teal, 134 rebounds).
  • A for effort, but Norfolk State has emerged victorious against Florida A&M the last eight times they've played.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Norfolk State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (926 to 904) than Florida A&M, per the NCAA.
  • Norfolk State is ranked higher than Florida A&M in the MEAC (No. 1 vs. No. 9).
  • Jamel Fuentes is ranked 3rd in the MEAC in assists and 6th in the MEAC in steals.
  • Norfolk State is better at defending the three (30.2 percent allowed vs. 34.5 percent allowed) than Florida A&M this season.
FAMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C- Jamie Adams 30 14 2 3 2 0 4
D+ Reggie Lewis 31 10 2 2 1 0 2
D+ M. Abdul-Aleem 22 9 4 1 1 0 2
D Jamari Bradshaw 22 9 4 1 1 0 2
D Trey Kellum 22 6 5 1 1 0 1
D Markee Teal 22 7 5 0 1 0 2
D D`Andre Bullard 19 4 3 2 1 0 2
D- Walter Davis 20 2 4 1 1 1 1
F O. Odi 13 2 3 0 0 1 1
F Jakari Bush 12 2 1 2 0 0 2
F McWisdom Badejo 7 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Michael Fabiyi 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
NSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ P. Williams 33 14 4 2 1 1 1
C Rashid Gaston 22 8 6 0 0 1 2
C Malcom Hawkins 27 12 3 1 1 0 3
C Rob Johnson 28 9 5 2 1 0 2
C Brandon Goode 20 8 5 0 0 2 1
C Jamel Fuentes 26 5 4 5 2 0 3
D+ Kris Brown 19 4 2 1 1 0 1
D Marese Phelps 10 3 1 1 1 0 1
D K. Lila-St. Rose 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
D A.J. Rogers 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Riley Maye 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Quasim Pugh 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Zieyik Estime 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
D Jordan Weathers 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- P. Vinogradovas 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
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