Jacksonville Closes Their 2012-2013 Campaign with Northern Kentucky

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1ST2ND TOTAL
  Jacksonville 30 32 62
Bball-logo-large   Northern Kentucky 29 37 66
Sat, Mar 02 2013, 08:00 PM

Bank of Kentucky Center
Highland Heights, Kentucky
Attendance: 6,719

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Jacksonville travels to Bank of Kentucky Center on Saturday to take on Northern Kentucky. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. EST. The Dolphins beat the Norse 53-51 on Dec. 31.

Northern Kentucky is in sixth place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with fourth place Jacksonville.

In their last outing, despite 26 points and 7 rebounds from Jarvis Haywood, the Dolphins fell to Lipscomb 77-73 on Feb. 28. While contributing 4.4 rebounds per game, he also scores 11.3 points per game. For the Norse, Eshaunte Jones finished with 30 points in the 72-45 blowout of North Florida on Feb. 28. His 16.1 points per game is the highest mark on the team.

Digging into season numbers, Jacksonville has the advantage in two key categories. The Dolphins have an edge in rebounding, 36 per game to 28 per game. Additionally, Jacksonville has the advantage over Northern Kentucky in scoring, 68 points per game to 57 points per game.

However, the Norse don't turn the ball over as often, 11 per game to 15 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Northern Kentucky is strong in turnover percentage at 19.3 percent. This is good enough for first in the conference and 131st in the nation.

StatSmack! Jacksonville is better than Northern Kentucky
  • The Jacksonville rebounding leader (Glenn Powell, 210 rebounds) has more rebounds than the Northern Kentucky rebounding leader (Chad Jackson, 131 rebounds).
  • Jacksonville attacks the glass, with more rebounds (36.0 per game vs. 28.8 per game) than Northern Kentucky this season.
  • Keith McDougald is ranked 9th in the Atlantic Sun in steals.
  • The Jacksonville assist leader (Russell Powell, 126 assists) has more assists than the Northern Kentucky assist leader (Ethan Faulkner, 82 assists).
JU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Keith McDougald 24 13 4 1 1 0 2
C Glenn Powell 25 9 7 1 1 1 2
C- Jarvis Haywood 25 11 4 1 1 0 3
C- K. Fleming 28 8 6 2 1 1 2
D+ Dylan Fritsch 22 10 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Russell Powell 28 6 3 4 1 0 2
D+ Javon Dawson 20 7 4 1 1 0 1
D Evin Graham 17 3 2 2 1 0 1
D- Marcellous Bell 13 4 1 1 0 0 1
D- Tyler Alderman 9 2 2 0 0 1 0
D- Jeremy Bogus 8 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Conner Coleman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Chris Spurling 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
NoKY Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Eshaunte Jones 32 16 4 2 1 0 2
C Jalen Billups 20 10 6 0 0 2 2
C- Chad Jackson 29 9 5 2 1 0 3
C- Ernest Watson 27 6 5 1 1 1 1
D+ Ethan Faulkner 32 6 3 3 1 0 2
D Tyler White 20 6 2 1 0 0 1
D Nate Snodgrass 18 3 1 1 0 0 1
D Todd Johnson 13 3 1 1 1 0 1
D Jack Flournoy 12 4 1 0 0 0 1
D- Anthony Monaco 8 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Quinnten Fuller 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F John Staley 10 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Justin Rossi 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Bill Pecora 4 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Atlantic Sun Standings

OverallConf
1 Mercer 27-9 14-4
1 FGCU 22-13 14-4
3 USC Upstate 19-15 11-7
4 ETSU 19-16 10-8
4 North Florida 16-16 10-8
4 Lipscomb 15-15 10-8
 7Jacksonville 12-18 8-10
8 NoKY 9-21 5-13
8 Stetson 7-24 5-13
10 Kennesaw State 6-25 3-15
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2013-2014 Roster

#44 Tyler Alderman So C 6-9 235
#10 Marcellous Bell So G 5-11 175
#1 Jeremy Bogus Jr G 6-5 190
#0 Javon Dawson Sr F 6-6 260
#2 K. Fleming So F 6-6 210
#11 Jarvis Haywood So G 6-4 185
#15 J.R. Holder Fr F 6-7 180
#22 Sam Hunt Fr G 6-2 170
#14 O. Manasterly Fr F 6-6 220
#5 Vince Martin Sr G 6-2 200
#21 Keith McDougald Sr G 6-1 205
#34 Josh Murray Fr C 6-9 220
#33 R.J. Slawson F 6-9 220
#5 Unknown Unknown Sr G 6-2 200
#13 Marcel White Fr G/F 6-6 200