Buffalo vs. Bowling Green: Full Game Preview

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Buffalo vs. Bowling Green: Full Game Preview
Buffalo
(12-18, 4-11 away)
Bowling Green
(12-18, 11-4 home)
Venue: Stroh Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, March 08, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Buffalo J McCrea 17.9 J McCrea 8.0 J Oldham 4.4
Bowling Green A Calhoun 15.3 A Calhoun 7.3 J Crawford 4.4

On Friday, Buffalo visits Stroh Center to take on Bowling Green. It gets started at 6 p.m. EST. The Bulls beat the Falcons 68-65 on Jan. 19 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

Buffalo is currently in sixth place in the MAC and Bowling Green is in ninth place.

The Bulls were defeated by Ohio 72-69 on Mar. 5 despite 20 points and eight rebounds from Will Regan. He tallies 10.4 points per game and also adds 4.4 rebounds per game. The Falcons were defeated by Kent State 69-61 on Mar. 5 despite 11 points and six rebounds from Richaun Holmes. He is averaging 6.3 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.3 blocks per game.

Bowling Green StatSmack

  • Boom! Buffalo defeated Bowling Green by 3 points the last time they played (Jan 19, 2013).
  • Buffalo is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Buffalo is 215 lbs compared to 204 lbs for Bowling Green.
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Buffalo currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (943 to 922) than Bowling Green, per the NCAA.
  • Even computers respect Buffalo more. Buffalo has a better RPI this season than Bowling Green (RPI: No. 215 vs. No. 257).
  • The Buffalo rebounding leader (Javon McCrea, 239 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Bowling Green rebounding leader (A`uston Calhoun, 218 rebounds).
  • Buffalo has an average margin of victory of 11 over Bowling Green in 10 wins since 1998.
  • Buffalo has more wins over the last 5 years than Bowling Green (101 vs. 88).
  • Buffalo has a stronger schedule than Bowling Green this season (SOS Rank: No. 136 vs. No. 171).
  • A for effort, but Buffalo has emerged victorious against Bowling Green the last three times they've played.
  • Jarod Oldham is ranked 6th in the MAC in assists.
  • Tony Watson II is ranked 2nd in the MAC in three-pointers and 7th in the MAC in assists.
UB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Javon McCrea 30 18 8 2 1 3 3
C Jarod Oldham 33 10 5 4 1 1 3
C Tony Watson II 34 11 3 3 1 0 1
C Will Regan 27 10 4 1 0 1 2
C- Jarryn Skeete 27 7 3 3 1 0 2
D+ A. Nuiriankh 29 6 5 2 1 0 2
D Cameron Downing 14 6 2 1 0 0 1
D- Xavier Ford 11 3 2 0 0 0 1
D- R. Thomas-Edwards 12 1 2 0 0 0 1
D- C. Raley-Ross 10 1 1 1 0 0 1
F R. Sebuharara 9 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Andre McPhail 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
BGSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ A`uston Calhoun 0 15 7 1 0 1 2
C Jordon Crawford 0 15 3 4 2 0 4
C- Richaun Holmes 19 6 5 0 1 2 1
D+ Chauncey Orr 27 8 4 2 1 0 1
D Cameron Black 19 3 4 1 1 1 1
D Luke Kraus 24 4 2 2 1 0 1
D A. Henderson 15 4 2 1 1 0 0
D Jehvon Clarke 12 4 2 1 1 0 2
D Craig Sealey 11 3 2 0 0 0 1
D- James Erger 11 2 1 1 0 0 0
D- Spencer Parker 6 2 1 0 1 0 1
F Damarkeo Lyshe 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
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