Updated: UC Riverside (5-16) Takes On Cal State Northridge (11-11)

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  Cal State Northridge 28 41 69 -3.0
  UC Riverside 21 32 53 +3.0
Sat, Feb 02 2013, 07:00 PM PST

UC Riverside Student Recreation Center
Riverside, CA
Attendance: 901

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On Saturday, UC Riverside plays host to Cal State Northridge at UC Riverside Student Recreation Center. It starts at 10:00 EST. The Highlanders defeated the Matadors 65-64 on January 3rd and are 4-5 against them over the past four years.

Cal State Northridge is holding down the 10th spot in the Big West, right behind UC Riverside in 9th place.

In their last outing, despite 13 points from Chris Patton, the Highlanders fell to Hawaii 72-68 on January 31st. He leads the team with 12.5 points per game. For the Matadors, Josh Greene finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds in the 92-86 win over Cal State Fullerton on January 31st. He averages 13.2 points per game in addition to a team-best 3.8 assists per game.

Cal State Northridge has a statistical edge over UC Riverside in one specific area, scoring, where the Matadors have the upper hand over the Highlanders, 77 points per game to 61 points per game. One category in which Cal State Northridge is especially proficient is offensive rebounding percentage at 37.9, ranking 1st in their conference (and 29th nationally).

StatSmack! UC Riverside is better than Cal State Northridge
  • UC Riverside players are more experienced than Cal State Northridge players (8,543 minutes played vs 7,794 minutes played).
  • UC Riverside has a better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (42.25% to 41.38%).
  • How does our back look? UC Riverside is ranked higher than Cal State Northridge in the Big West (#9 vs #10).
  • UC Riverside is better under pressure, and has defeated Cal State Northridge in 5 out of the last 6 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
CSUN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Stephan Hicks 31 17 8 1 2 0 2
B Stephen Maxwell 27 15 8 1 1 0 2
C+ Josh Greene 32 13 3 4 2 0 2
C Landon Drew 19 7 1 4 0 0 2
C- T. Hale-Edmerson 17 5 4 2 1 1 1
D+ T. Williams 17 5 3 2 0 0 1
D+ Brandon Perry 15 6 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Allan Guei 20 5 2 2 1 0 1
D Donovan Johnson 13 3 1 1 1 0 1
D Morgan Tilford 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Jordan Mitchell 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D Lonnie Watson 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- Ian Clark 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
F Ilya Ilyayev 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Ishmael Godfrey 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
UCR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Chris Patton 27 12 5 1 1 1 3
C- Josh Fox 28 10 7 2 0 0 2
D+ Chris Harriel 27 11 4 2 1 1 2
D+ Taylor Johns 19 7 5 1 1 1 1
D Robert Smith 31 7 3 3 1 0 3
D Dayton Boddie 14 4 2 1 1 0 1
D Lucas Devenny 17 2 4 1 0 1 1
D- Austin Quick 18 4 1 2 1 0 2
D- Davin Guinn 21 5 4 1 1 0 2
F Steven Jones 14 3 1 1 0 0 1
F Tre Owens 9 3 1 0 0 0 0
F Tajai Johnson 7 2 0 1 0 0 1
F T.J. Burke 6 1 1 0 0 0 1

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Big West Standings

OverallConf
1 UC Irvine 23-12 13-3
2 UCSB 21-9 12-4
3 LBSU 15-17 10-6
4 Hawaii 20-11 9-7
5 CSUN 17-18 7-9
6 Cal Poly 14-20 6-10
6 CSUF 11-20 6-10
 8UC Riverside 10-21 5-11
9 UC Davis 9-22 4-12
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#4 K. Acevedo So G 6-0 185
#21 Lucas Devenny Sr F 6-8 240
#1 Sam Finley Fr G 6-2 185
#20 Colin Gruber Jr F 6-5 190
#0 Nick Gruninger Jr G 5-10 160
#15 Chris Harriel Sr F 6-4 185
#5 Taylor Johns So F 6-7 220
#10 Steven Jones So G 6-0 175
#11 Tre Owens So F 6-6 185
#54 Chris Patton Sr F 6-10 246
#35 Austin Quick Jr G 6-2 180
#3 C. Standifer Jr G 6-5 185
#24 Steven Thornton Jr F 6-4 205