St. Francis (NY) vs. Robert Morris : Full Game Preview

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St. Francis (NY) vs. Robert Morris : Full Game Preview
St. Francis (NY)
(12-17, 6-11 away)
Robert Morris
(22-9, 11-2 home)
Venue: Charles L. Sewall Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 06, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
St. Francis (NY) J Cannon 14.7 J Cannon 8.9 B Jones 4.3
Robert Morris K Anderson 12.7 L Jones 6.1 V Jones 5.2

Robert Morris meets St. Francis (NY) in the quarterfinals of the NEC Tournament at Charles L. Sewall Center on Wednesday. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Colonials lost to the Terriers 71-61 on Jan. 31 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

In their last outing, behind 20 points and six rebounds from Russell Johnson, the Colonials blew out Central Connecticut State 81-61 on Mar. 2. While contributing 5.9 rebounds per game, he also scores 10.4 points per game. For the Terriers, Ben Mockford finished with 22 points in the 92-80 win over Sacred Heart on Mar. 2. He contributes 1.6 rebounds per game in addition to his 11.4 points per game. One category in which St. Francis (NY) is especially proficient is turnover percentage at 17.9, ranking second in their conference (and 59th nationally).

St. Francis (NY) StatSmack

  • Robert Morris has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (66.5 percent to 42.6 percent).
  • Russell Johnson is ranked 5th in the NEC in steals.
  • Robert Morris has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than St. Francis (two vs. zero).
  • Lucky Jones is ranked 9th in the NEC in rebounds.
  • Robert Morris has a better record in close games than St. Francis this season (7-3 vs. 4-5).
  • Karvel Anderson is ranked 5th in the NEC in three-pointers.
  • Robert Morris has more wins over the last 5 years than St. Francis (139 vs. 70).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Robert Morris has a better overall record than St. Francis this season (22-9 vs. 12-17).
  • Coron Williams is ranked 7th in the NEC in three-pointers.
  • Velton Jones is ranked 5th in the NEC in assists and 5th in the NEC in steals.
  • Robert Morris has a better record on the road than St. Francis this season (10-6 vs. 6-9).
SFNY Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Jalen Cannon 30 15 9 1 1 0 1
C Akeem Johnson 25 10 6 2 1 1 2
C Ben Mockford 29 11 2 1 1 0 1
C- Travis Nichols 18 10 4 0 0 0 1
C- Kevin Douglas 20 8 3 0 0 1 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 0 0 0
D Lowell Ulmer 7 2 2 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 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
RMU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Lucky Jones 28 12 6 2 1 0 2
C+ Velton Jones 25 11 2 5 2 0 2
C+ Russell Johnson 26 10 6 2 2 1 2
C Karvel Anderson 25 13 3 1 1 0 1
C Coron Williams 25 9 2 1 1 0 1
C Mike McFadden 25 9 4 1 1 0 2
C- A. Myers-Pate 24 6 2 3 1 0 2
D+ David Appolon 15 3 2 1 1 0 1
D Stephan Hawkins 13 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Keith Armstrong 9 1 1 0 1 0 0
D Vaughn Morgan 14 2 2 0 1 1 1
D Shane Sweigart 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
D Treadwell Lewis 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
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