Updated: Niagara Closes Their 2012-2013 Season with St. Peter's

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  St. Peter's 28 33 61 +12.5
  Niagara 32 46 78 -12.5
Sat, Mar 02 2013, 03:00 PM

Gallagher Center
Lewiston, NY
Attendance: 1,665

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Niagara plays host to St. Peter's at Gallagher Center on Saturday. It gets started at 3 p.m. EST. The Purple Eagles beat the Peacocks 77-58 on Jan. 11 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

St. Peter's is in 10th place in the MAAC and Niagara is in first place.

The Purple Eagles were defeated by Rider 68-59 on Feb. 28 despite 27 points and 6 rebounds from Juan`ya Green. He contributes a team-high 4.9 assists per game and 1.9 steals per game. For the Peacocks, Yvon Raymond finished with 16 points and 8 rebounds in the 77-65 loss to Canisius on Feb. 28. He leads the team in rebounds with 5.1 per game and steals with 1.5 per game.

Digging into season numbers, Niagara has the advantage in one key category, scoring, where the Purple Eagles have an edge over the Peacocks, 73 points per game to 60 points per game.

StatSmack! Niagara is better than St. Peter's
  • The Niagara assist leader (Juan`ya Green, 142 assists) has more assists than the St. Peter's assist leader (Blaise Ffrench, 129 assists).
  • Niagara has a better record at home than St. Peter's this season (10-4 vs. 5-8).
  • Niagara has a potent offense, scoring more points (73.8 per game vs. 60.0 per game) than St. Peter's this season.
  • More property crime happens in Jersey City so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Niagara University -- according to the FBI).
SPC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Desi Washington 35 15 3 1 1 0 2
C Yvon Raymond 30 10 5 3 2 1 2
C Blaise Ffrench 32 7 4 5 1 0 3
D+ Darius Conley 24 8 5 1 0 1 2
D+ Chris Burke 24 6 4 1 1 1 1
D Patrick Jackson 18 4 3 1 0 0 1
D Markese Tucker 13 5 2 0 0 0 1
D Chris Prescott 12 3 1 0 0 0 0
D Karee Ferguson 12 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Chazz Patterson 14 2 1 1 1 0 1
D- Elias Desport 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Jose Irizarry 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Juan`ya Green 0 17 4 5 2 0 3
B- Antoine Mason 36 18 4 1 1 0 2
C Ameen Tanksley 30 11 6 1 1 1 1
C T.J. Cline 20 7 5 1 1 0 1
C Marvin Jordan 29 8 2 1 1 0 1
C Devon White 20 6 5 0 1 1 1
D+ Tahjere McCall 20 4 3 2 1 0 2
D Malcolm Lemmons 14 4 2 1 0 0 1
D L. Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Joe Thomas 10 2 2 0 0 1 1
D S. Gillette 10 3 3 0 0 0 0
F Skylar Jones 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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MAAC Standings

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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
6 St. Peter's 14-17 9-11
6 Marist 12-19 9-11
9 Monmouth 11-21 5-15
10 Fairfield 7-25 4-16
 11Niagara 7-26 3-17
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