Seattle vs. Idaho: Full Game Preview

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Seattle vs. Idaho: Full Game Preview
Seattle
(8-20, 3-8 away)
Idaho
(11-17, 5-8 home)
Venue: Cowan Spectrum
10:05PM ET / 7:05PM PT, March 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Seattle C Trent 10.1 D Sunderhaus 6.3 P Obasi 4.5
Idaho K Barone 16.7 K Barone 9.8 M McChristian 2.6

On Saturday, Idaho welcomes Seattle at Cowan Spectrum. Tipoff is at 10:05 p.m. EST. The Vandals defeated the Redhawks 71-64 on Dec. 29 and are 6-1 against them over the past four years.

Idaho is in sixth place in the conference, Seattle is in 10th place.

The Vandals got past Texas State 90-81 on Mar. 2 with the help of 26 points and 14 rebounds from Kyle Barone. With 16.7 points per game, 9.8 rebounds per game, and 1.3 blocks per game, he leads the team in all three categories. For the Redhawks, Chad Rasmussen finished with 13 points in the 75-74 loss to Cal State Bakersfield on Mar. 6. He contributes 2.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.4 points per game.

Seattle StatSmack

  • Idaho is ranked higher than Seattle in the WAC (No. 6 vs. No. 10).
  • The Idaho scoring leader (Kyle Barone, 468 points) has more points than the Seattle scoring leader (Clarence Trent, 284 points).
  • Idaho is a better shooting team (46.8 percent vs. 41.9 percent) than Seattle this season.
  • Idaho has more wins over the last 5 years than Seattle (88 vs. 54).
  • Even computers respect Idaho more. Idaho has a better RPI this season than Seattle (RPI: No. 194 vs. No. 290).
  • Idaho is a better three-point shooting team (37.1 percent vs. 32.3 percent) than Seattle this season.
  • Idaho has an average margin of victory of 12 over Seattle in nine wins since 1985.
  • Idaho has a better conference record than Seattle this season (6-11 vs. 3-14).
  • Idaho players are more experienced than Seattle players (11,060 minutes played vs. 10,518 minutes played).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Idaho currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (960 to 945) than Seattle, per the NCAA.
SU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C- Prince Obasi 30 8 5 5 1 0 3
C- D. Sunderhaus 23 9 6 1 0 1 2
C- Clarence Trent 22 10 6 1 1 1 3
D+ Chad Rasmussen 25 9 3 1 1 0 1
D+ D`Vonne Pickett 26 7 3 3 1 0 2
D Sterling Carter 18 7 2 2 2 0 2
D Louis Green 18 6 4 0 0 1 1
D Jarell Flora 17 6 2 1 1 0 1
D Allen Tate 15 3 3 1 1 0 1
D Luiz Bidart 14 3 2 1 0 0 1
D- Jack Crook 10 2 2 0 0 0 1
F Tidjane Diop 7 1 2 0 0 0 1
F David Trimble 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
IDAHO Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kyle Barone 34 17 10 2 0 1 2
C+ Stephen Madison 31 15 5 2 1 0 3
C Connor Hill 31 12 2 1 0 0 1
C M. McChristian 28 8 4 3 1 0 2
D+ Mansa Habeeb 20 6 2 1 0 0 2
D R. Harris Jr. 18 5 2 2 0 0 2
D Denzel Douglas 12 2 2 2 1 0 1
D Marcus Bell 11 3 3 0 0 1 1
D Wendell Faines 11 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Joe Kammerer 10 2 1 0 0 0 1
D- Matt Borton 8 1 1 1 0 0 0
F Westin Hill 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Max Salesky 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
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