William & Mary (8-12) Battles Hofstra (5-16)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Hofstra 28 31 59 +7.0
  William & Mary 39 33 72 -7.0
Sat, Feb 02 2013, 12:00 PM

William & Mary Hall
Williamsburg, VA
Attendance: 3,031
TV: CSN-MA, PHI, CSS, MSG

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On Saturday, William & Mary hosts Hofstra at William & Mary Hall. Tip-off is at 12:00 EST and you can catch it on CSN-MA, PHI, CSS, MSG. The Tribe lost to the Pride 70-59 on January 12th and are 3-5 against them over the last four years.

William & Mary is in 10th place in the CAA and will be trying to close the gap with Hofstra, who is currently in 9th place.

In their last outing, despite 22 points from Marcus Thornton, the Tribe fell to Delaware 66-56 on January 30th. He paces the team in points per game with 18.2, and assists per game with 2.9. The Pride were defeated by James Madison 62-41 on January 31st despite 10 points and 6 rebounds from David Imes. He contributes 4.7 rebounds per game in addition to his 6.8 points per game.

William & Mary has a statistical advantage over Hofstra in one significant category, scoring, where the Tribe have an edge over the Pride, 67 points per game to 59 points per game.

StatSmack! William & Mary is better than Hofstra
  • Tim Rusthoven is ranked 8th in the CAA in rebounds.
  • William & Mary players are more experienced than Hofstra players (12,951 minutes played vs 10,112 minutes played).
  • We're so much better than you, we get lazy. William & Mary has come back to win after being down at half against Hofstra 3 times since 2001.
  • It's only wins and losses, but William & Mary has a better overall record than Hofstra this season (8-12 vs 5-15).
HOF Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Jimmy Hall 32 13 9 1 1 1 2
C Taran Buie 32 15 4 2 1 0 3
C- Stevie Mejia 34 10 4 4 2 0 3
D+ S. Stokes 28 10 2 3 1 0 2
D David Imes 29 7 5 1 1 1 2
D S. Nwaukoni 23 6 8 0 0 0 2
D Moussa Kone 21 5 4 0 1 1 1
D Jordan Allen 21 4 3 1 1 0 1
D- K. Washington 17 2 2 1 0 0 1
D- Dallas Anglin 14 3 1 1 1 0 2
F Daquan Brown 9 3 0 0 0 1 0
F Darren Payen 8 1 2 0 0 1 0
F Matt Grogan 11 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Adam Savion 6 2 1 0 0 0 1
W&M Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Tim Rusthoven 28 15 7 2 1 1 1
C+ Marcus Thornton 36 18 3 3 1 1 3
C Brandon Britt 31 13 3 2 1 0 2
C Kyle Gaillard 33 9 5 2 1 0 2
D+ Matt Rum 30 5 4 3 1 0 2
D Terry Tarpey 17 3 4 1 1 1 1
D- Brett Goodloe 2 3 0 0 0 0 1
D- Ben Whitlatch 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Fred Heldring 10 1 2 1 0 1 0
D- Julian Boatner 10 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Tom Schalk 9 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Andrew Pavloff 5 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Sean Sheldon 6 0 1 0 0 0 1
F Doug Howard II 2 1 1 1 1 0 1

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CAA Standings

OverallConf
1 Delaware 25-10 14-2
2 Towson 25-11 13-3
 3William & Mary 20-12 10-6
4 Drexel 16-14 8-8
5 Northeastern 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

#2 Julian Boatner Sr G 6-2 185
#12 Brandon Britt Sr G 6-2 200
#0 Daniel Dixon Fr G 6-5 200
#23 Kyle Gaillard Sr F 6-8 220
#24 Fred Heldring Sr F 6-9 245
#4 Omar Prewitt Fr G/F 6-6 180
#22 Tim Rusthoven Sr F 6-9 235
#43 Tom Schalk Jr F 6-8 220
#11 M. Schlotman Fr G 6-4 190
#31 Sean Sheldon So F 6-9 245
#25 Terry Tarpey So G 6-5 200
#3 Marcus Thornton Jr G 6-4 185
#5 Ben Whitlatch Sr G 6-1 180
#41 Jack Whitman Fr F 6-9 225