St. Peter's (6-8) Goes Up against Niagara (7-8)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Niagara 35 42 77 -2.5
  St. Peter's 23 35 58 +2.5
Fri, Jan 11 2013, 07:00 PM

Yanitelli Center
Jersey City, NJ
Attendance: 1,103

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Friday is a big day for Peacocks basketball as Niagara visits St. Peter's in MAAC action. It gets started at 7:00 EST.

St. Peter's maintains 8th place in the MAAC while Niagara is in 1st place. The Peacocks are 6-8 overall including 1-3 in the MAAC. Meanwhile, the Purple Eagles have a record of 7-8, including 3-0 in the conference. The Peacocks are ranked No. 219 in the RPI and the Purple Eagles are at No. 161.

In reviewing statistical differences between the teams, Niagara appears to have an edge in one significant area, scoring, where the Purple Eagles have the upper hand over the Peacocks, 74 pts/game to 61 pts/game. Last season, the Peacocks went 0-2 against the Purple Eagles, losing by an average margin of seven. Over the past four seasons, St. Peter's has a record of 4-4 against Niagara, including 2-2 at home.

StatSmack! St. Peter's is better than Niagara
  • The St. Peter's rebounding leader (Yvon Raymond) has more rebounds than the Niagara rebounding leader (Ameen Tanksley).
  • The St. Peter's blocks leader (Yvon Raymond) has more blocks than the Niagara blocks leader (Joe Thomas).
  • Desi Washington is ranked 7th in the MAAC in points, 4th in the MAAC in three-pointers, and 6th in the MAAC in steals.
  • Yvon Raymond is ranked 6th in the MAAC in steals and 10th in the MAAC in blocks.
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Juan`ya Green 37 17 3 5 2 0 3
B- Antoine Mason 35 18 5 2 1 0 2
C Ameen Tanksley 27 11 6 1 1 0 1
C Devon White 21 7 5 0 1 1 1
C- Marvin Jordan 27 9 2 1 1 0 1
C- T.J. Cline 21 7 5 1 1 0 1
D+ Tahjere McCall 19 4 3 3 1 0 2
D Joe Thomas 11 2 3 0 0 1 1
D L. Johnson 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
D Malcolm Lemmons 15 4 2 1 0 0 1
D S. Gillette 10 3 3 0 0 0 0
F Skylar Jones 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
SPC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Desi Washington 35 16 4 1 2 0 2
C+ Blaise Ffrench 33 11 5 5 2 0 3
C+ Yvon Raymond 29 11 5 2 2 1 2
C Darius Conley 22 8 4 1 0 1 1
D+ Chris Burke 18 4 4 1 1 1 1
D+ Markese Tucker 17 6 3 0 0 0 1
D+ Karee Ferguson 10 0 3 0 0 1 0
D Patrick Jackson 16 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Chris Prescott 12 3 1 0 0 0 0
D Chazz Patterson 12 2 1 0 0 0 1
D Elias Desport 11 1 1 0 0 0 1

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MAAC Standings

OverallConf
1 Iona 22-11 17-3
2 Manhattan 25-8 15-5
3 Quinnipiac 20-12 14-6
3 Canisius 21-13 14-6
5 Siena 20-18 11-9
6 Rider 14-17 9-11
 6St. Peter's 14-17 9-11
6 Marist 12-19 9-11
9 Monmouth 11-21 5-15
10 Fairfield 7-25 4-16
11 Niagara 7-26 3-17
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#5 Vic Adams Jr G 6-3 165
#22 Chris Burke Sr G 6-4 185
#10 Elias Desport So F 6-7 213
#21 M. Dominique Jr F 6-7 215
#1 Mohamed Farih Jr F 6-4 190
#4 Jamel Fields Jr G 6-2 175
#13 Tyler Gaskins Jr F 6-5 200
#20 Chazz Patterson So G 6-3 170
#25 Kris Rolle So G 6-5 215
#0 Howard Sellars Fr G 6-1 165
#24 Markese Tucker Jr F 6-5 240
#11 Desi Washington Jr G 6-2 175
#35 Quadir Welton Fr C/F 6-7 220
#3 Trevis Wyche Fr G 6-0 165