Detroit vs. Arizona State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Detroit vs. Arizona State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Detroit 68
(20-13, 7-10 away)
Arizona State 83
(22-12, 16-4 home)
Venue: Wells Fargo Arena
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Detroit 27 41 68
Arizona State 46 37 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Detroit J Calliste 19 N Minnerath 4 J Calliste 4
Arizona State J Carson 22 J Carson 10 J Carson 7

No. 3-seeded Arizona State trounced No. 6-seeded Detroit 83-68 in the first round of the NIT in a game where they outshot the Titans 55.1 percent to 34.5 percent. It was all Arizona State from the beginning and they led 46-27 at the half. Jahii Carson got a game-high 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Sun Devils, earning a double-double. Carrick Felix also had a great game, scoring 21 points and adding seven rebounds. For the Titans, Jason Calliste finished with a team-high 19 points and four assists. Detroit wraps up the season with a 20-13 record. In the regular season, they finished second in the Horizon with a 12-4 conference record. Arizona State (22-12, 9-9 Pac-12) takes on No. 2-seeded Baylor (19-14, 9-9 Big 12) in the second round on Friday, Mar. 22.

Arizona State Game Notes

  • ASU beat the spread by 11 points. That makes the 19th time this season the Sun Devils have beaten the spread.
  • The Sun Devils have won every game this season (13-0) after recording 16 or more assists.
  • ASU has won every game this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 34.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • ASU has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record eight or fewer assists.
  • This season Arizona State has won 73 percent of the time (11-4) when Jonathan Gilling has 10 points or more, 77 percent of the time (10-3) when Jordan Bachynski plays 30 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Carrick Felix has eight field goals made or more.
  • The Sun Devils set a season high for turnovers (24).
  • The last time ASU recorded at least 24 turnovers was Feb 25, 2006 against Arizona.
  • The Sun Devils have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past five games.
  • Arizona State has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past four games.
  • This is the 20th game at home this season--ASU has a 7.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jahii Carson and Carrick Felix) accounted for 51.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jahii Carson and Carrick Felix) accounted for 41.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jahii Carson has led the team in scoring 18 times and in rebounding 3 times in 34 games this season.
  • This marks the 17th 20-point game of Jahii Carson's career.
  • Jahii Carson has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Jahii Carson recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Carrick Felix's career.
  • Jonathan Gilling has three straight double-digit point games.

Detroit Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jason Calliste and Ray McCallum) accounted for 51.4 percent of the points.
  • Jason Calliste has led the team in scoring seven times in 33 games this season.
  • Nick Minnerath has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 33 games this season.
  • Jason Calliste has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Ugochukwu Njoku.
DET PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJason Calliste381924302
B+Ray McCallum381622403
BDoug Anderson371230201
BAnton Wilson17911101
CNick Minnerath29741102
CUgochukwu Njoku10320011
CEvan Bruinsma19230010
-P.J. Boutte7010111
-J. Lippert4020000
ASU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jahii Carson3722107106
ACarrick Felix322172116
AJ. Bachynski301660132
AEvan Gordon34655101
C+J. Gilling321040104
CChris Colvin25662004
-Ruslan Pateev6210000
-Eric Jacobsen3000001

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