St. Peter's vs. Fairfield: Full Game Preview

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St. Peter's vs. Fairfield: Full Game Preview
St. Peter's
(9-20, 4-11 away)
Fairfield
(17-14, 9-5 home)
Venue: MassMutal Center
9:30PM ET / 6:30PM PT, March 08, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
St. Peter's D Washington 14.7 Y Raymond 5.0 B Ffrench 4.6
Fairfield D Needham 14.3 A Sidibe 6.0 D Wade 3.7

St. Peter's squares off against Fairfield in the first round of the MAAC Tournament at MassMutal Center on Friday. Tipoff is at 9:30 p.m. EST. The Peacocks fell to the Stags 61-44 on Feb. 7 and are 1-10 against them over the last four years.

In their last outing, despite 17 points from Yvon Raymond, the Peacocks fell to Niagara 78-61 on Mar. 2. He paces the team in rebounds per game with 5.0, and steals per game with 1.5. For the Stags, Colin Nickerson put up seven points and seven rebounds in the 73-60 loss to Marist on Mar. 3. He is averaging 5.9 points per game and leads the team in steals with 1.6 per game.

Fairfield StatSmack

  • The St. Peter's assist leader (Blaise Ffrench, 132 assists) has more assists than the Fairfield assist leader (Derek Needham, 100 assists).
  • Chris Burke is ranked 9th in the MAAC in blocks.
  • St. Peter's has a better record in close games than Fairfield this season (7-4 vs. 5-5).
  • St. Peter's has a stronger schedule than Fairfield this season (SOS Rank: No. 231 vs. No. 244).
  • Blaise Ffrench is ranked 3rd in the MAAC in assists and 7th in the MAAC in steals.
  • St. Peter's has an average margin of victory of 8 over Fairfield in 34 wins since 1980.
  • The St. Peter's three-point leader (Desi Washington, 78 three-pointers) has more three-pointers than the Fairfield three-point leader (Derek Needham, 69 three-pointers).
  • Yvon Raymond is ranked 6th in the MAAC in steals.
  • St. Peter's is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on St. Peter's is 195 lbs compared to 189 lbs for Fairfield.
SPC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Desi Washington 34 15 3 1 1 0 2
C Yvon Raymond 29 11 5 3 1 1 2
C- Blaise Ffrench 32 7 4 5 1 0 3
D+ Darius Conley 24 9 5 1 0 1 2
D+ Chris Burke 23 6 4 1 1 1 1
D Patrick Jackson 18 4 3 1 0 0 1
D Markese Tucker 13 5 2 0 0 0 1
D Chris Prescott 12 3 1 0 0 0 1
D Karee Ferguson 12 3 2 0 0 1 0
D Chazz Patterson 14 2 1 0 1 0 1
D- Elias Desport 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Jose Irizarry 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
FAIR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Derek Needham 0 14 3 3 1 0 3
C Maurice Barrow 27 9 4 1 1 1 1
C Colin Nickerson 27 6 4 3 2 0 1
C Amadou Sidibe 21 6 6 0 0 0 1
C Desmond Wade 27 7 2 4 1 0 2
C- Keith Matthews 18 6 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Marcus Gilbert 21 6 3 1 1 1 1
D+ Josip Mikulic 15 5 2 1 0 1 1
D Coleman Johnson 10 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Justin Jenkins 9 3 1 1 0 0 1
D Steve Johnston 8 2 1 1 0 0 1
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