Updated: Northeastern (13-7) and Georgia State (10-12) Face Off

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Georgia State 39 39 78 +8.0
  Northeastern 46 27 73 -8.0
Wed, Jan 30 2013, 07:00 PM

Matthews Arena
Boston, MA
Attendance: 1,845

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Northeastern hosts Georgia State at Matthews Arena on Wednesday. The game tips off at 7:00 EST. The Huskies are 5-3 against the Panthers over the last four years. They lost 61-59 the last time they played (2/8/2012).

Northeastern is currently in 1st place in the CAA and Georgia State is in 5th.

In a 71-51 dismantling of George Mason on January 27th, Joel Smith put up 15 points and 6 rebounds for the Huskies. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 16.6 points per contest. For the Panthers, Manny Atkins finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the 68-57 loss to Drexel on January 26th. He is averaging 13.9 points per game in addition to a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game. A key area of strength for Georgia State is turnover percentage at 18.5, which ranks 2nd in their conference (and 81st nationally).

StatSmack! Northeastern is better than Georgia State
  • Quincy Ford is ranked 7th in the CAA in rebounds.
  • The Northeastern three-point leader (Joel Smith) has more three-pointers than the Georgia State three-point leader (R.J. Hunter).
  • Northeastern players are more experienced than Georgia State players (9,053 minutes played vs 6,206 minutes played).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Northeastern has a stronger schedule than Georgia State this season (SOS Rank: #156 vs #165).
GSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B R.J. Hunter 33 16 6 2 2 1 2
C+ Manny Atkins 36 14 6 2 2 0 2
C+ Devonta White 36 14 3 4 2 0 3
C- R. Richardson 25 7 2 1 1 0 1
D+ James Vincent 23 4 5 0 1 3 1
D Markus Crider 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
D Cameron Solomon 11 5 1 0 0 0 1
D LaRon Smith 7 1 1 0 0 1 1
D D. Burguillos 13 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Tyler Gamble 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- David Travers 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
D- T.J. Shipes 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Kevin Shaw 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Ryann Green 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Joel Smith 36 17 4 3 1 0 2
B Jonathan Lee 36 13 5 4 2 0 2
B Quincy Ford 33 13 6 2 1 1 2
B- Reggie Spencer 30 11 6 2 1 1 2
C David Walker 27 5 2 2 1 0 1
C- Zach Stahl 18 6 2 1 1 0 1
D+ D. Pollard 15 5 1 1 1 0 1
D D. Marshavelski 8 4 2 0 0 0 1
D M. Banegas-Flores 14 2 1 1 1 0 1
D Derrico Peck 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Chris Avenant 9 1 1 1 0 0 0

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CAA Standings

OverallConf
1 Delaware 25-10 14-2
2 Towson 25-11 13-3
3 William & Mary 20-12 10-6
4 Drexel 16-14 8-8
 5Northeastern 11-21 7-9
6 CofC 14-18 6-10
6 James Madison 11-20 6-10
8 Hofstra 10-23 5-11
9 UNCW 9-23 3-13
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#34 Kwesi Abakah Fr F 6-8 193
#1 Chris Avenant Sr G/F 6-4 193
#11 M. Banegas-Flores Jr G 6-1 190
#15 Caleb Donnelly Jr G 6-1 180
#43 Scott Eatherton Jr F 6-8 219
#12 Quincy Ford Jr F/G 6-8 212
#22 C.J. Hill Fr G 6-2 180
#3 Jimmy Marshall Fr G/F 6-7 185
#24 Derrico Peck So G 6-5 204
#2 D. Pollard Jr G 6-2 200
#44 Reggie Spencer Jr F 6-7 210
#33 Zach Stahl So G 6-5 201
#4 David Walker So G 6-6 176
#10 T.J. Williams Fr G 6-3 190