Montana State Bobcats – Utah Valley Wolverines Preview
The Montana State Bobcats visit UCCU Events Center to take on the Utah Valley Wolverines. The game gets underway at 9:00 pm ET on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
The Wolverines lost to UC Davis 82-70 on Saturday. Dayon Goodman put together a strong game for the Wolverines, contributing 12 points, two steals, and two rebounds. The Bobcats, meanwhile, are feeling some disappointment after their 82-68 loss at the hands of Wyoming on Saturday. Sarp Gobeloglu had a solid game for Montana State, recording 14 points and two rebounds.
Ranked 87th, the Montana State Bobcats have an offensive rating of 112.7. The Utah Valley Wolverines rank 132nd with a defensive rating of just 98.8.
Utah Valley has an average field goal percentage of 44.0%. Montana State is an even 3-3 when opponents have a similar or higher field goal percentage.
On average, the Utah Valley Wolverines attempt 21.0 three point field goals per game and the Montana State Bobcats attempt 22.0. In games where they attempt at least 20 threes, Utah Valley has a losing record of 1-3, while Montana State is 2-3.
The Montana State Bobcats average 3.5 steals per game. When giving up 3 or more steals, the Utah Valley Wolverines have an underachieving record (2-4) this season.
Albany Great Danes – Quinnipiac Bobcats Preview
The Albany Great Danes will travel to TD Banknorth SportsCenter to take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats. The game begins at 7:00 pm ET on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
The Bobcats were victorious over North Carolina Central 69-59 the last time they played. Chaise Daniels led all scorers on the team with 16 points on 7-for-14 shooting. The Great Danes, meanwhile, are coming off an 88-54 win over Yale in their last game. Evan Singletary led the game in scoring with 21 points on 7-for-9 shooting.
The Albany Great Danes have a defensive rating of 96.4 (ranked 97th), while the Quinnipiac Bobcats have an offensive rating of 96.4 (ranked 302nd).
The Quinnipiac Bobcats average 68.7 possessions per game and .964 points per possession, while the Albany Great Danes earn fewer possessions (67.6) but more points per possession (1.124).
The Albany Great Danes average an effective field goal percentage of 51.8% this season. The Quinnipiac Bobcats are a winless 0-1 when opponents have an eFG% of 51.8% or greater.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats average 22.0 three point attempts per game, while the Albany Great Danes attempt 16.0. When attempting 20 or more three pointers in a game, Quinnipiac is a losing 1-2, while Albany is an even 1-1.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats are one of the top rebounding teams in the nation with an average of 46.5 per game (ranked sixth). The Albany Great Danes are outside the top 100 with 36.4 rebounds per game (ranked 208th).
Albany ranks 167th in offensive rebounds, while Quinnipiac ranks at 94th in defensive rebounds.
Quinnipiac has forced an average turnover percentage of 16.4% this season. Albany is an even 2-2 when its TO% is 16.4% or higher.
UT Martin Skyhawks – UMKC Kangaroos Preview
The UMKC Kangaroos welcome the UT Martin Skyhawks to Municipal Auditorium. Action gets underway at 8:05 pm ET on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
The Kangaroos beat South Dakota State 64-57 on Saturday. Martez Harrison was the game’s leading scorer with 25 points on 6-for-16 shooting. The Skyhawks, meanwhile, are feeling some disappointment after their awful 76-51 loss at the hands of Mississippi State on Saturday. Myles Taylor had a good game for UT Martin, posting 11 points, six rebounds, and one assist.
UT Martin lost its last game by a 25-point margin. In games decided by a margin of 18 points or more, UMKC is 0-1. UT Martin is 1-2 in blowouts this season.
UT Martin has an average field goal percentage of 43.7%. UMKC is an even 1-1 when opponents have a similar or higher field goal percentage.
The UMKC Kangaroos and the UT Martin Skyhawks both rank higher in average effective field goal percentage when compared to their field goal percentages. UMKC is 197th and 160th in the nation for FG% and eFG% respectively, while UT Martin is 188th and 144th in these categories.
On average, UT Martin makes 4.9 steals per game. UMKC is a losing 1-2 when it allows at least 4 steals.Read More »