No.16-Seeded Liberty (15-20) Goes Up against No.16-Seeded North Carolina A&T (19-16) in First Round

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NCAA Tournament 1st Round



1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  #16 North Carolina A&T 40 33 73 -1.5
  #16 Liberty 33 39 72 +1.5
Tue, Mar 19 2013, 06:40 PM

University of Dayton Arena
Dayton, OH
Attendance: 12,027
TV: truTV

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16th-seeded Liberty takes on 16th-seeded North Carolina A&T in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on Tuesday. Tipoff is at 6:40 p.m. ET and you can catch it on truTV.

The 27 points and seven rebounds by John Caleb Sanders helped the Flames to an 87-76 victory over Charleston Southern on Mar. 10. He paces the team in points per game with 14.2, and assists per game with 3.5. For the Aggies, Lamont Middleton put up 13 points in the 57-54 win over Morgan State on Mar. 16. He is averaging 12.4 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.3 assists per game. North Carolina A&T ranks second in their conference in free throw rate at 42.5, which also places them 31st in the country.

StatSmack! Liberty is better than North Carolina A&T
  • The Big South has 7 teams - Virginia Military Institute (78.2), Charleston Southern (73.9), North Carolina-Asheville (71.8), High Point (71.7), Campbell (69.2), Liberty (69.1), and Longwood (68.8) - that score more per game than the MEAC leader, Morgan State (67.7).
  • The Liberty rebounding leader (JR Coronado, 288 rebounds) has more rebounds than the North Carolina A&T rebounding leader (Austin Witter, 236 rebounds).
  • The top-ranking players between the two conferences for points, rebounds, field goals made, three-pointers, assists, and steals are in the Big South.
  • More property crime happens in Greensboro so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Lynchburg -- according to the FBI).
NCAT Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Adrian Powell 31 12 5 2 2 0 2
C L. Middleton 31 12 4 2 1 0 3
C Austin Witter 31 6 7 2 1 3 2
C- Jean Louisme 27 10 3 2 1 0 2
C- Bruce Beckford 22 8 5 0 1 0 1
D J. Underwood 23 6 2 2 1 0 3
D D. Upchurch 15 4 3 0 0 0 1
D Shaun Stewart 7 2 1 0 0 0 1
D Khalid King 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Corvon Butler 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- D. Behonh-Tolly 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- R.J. Buck 11 2 1 0 0 0 1
D- Waylan Siverand 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- Lawrence Smith 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
LIB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C J. Sanders 30 14 4 4 1 0 3
C Davon Marshall 32 13 2 3 1 0 2
C Tavares Speaks 31 13 3 1 1 0 2
D+ JR Coronado 24 5 8 1 0 1 1
D+ Tomasz Gielo 23 7 4 1 0 0 2
D Joel Vander Pol 14 5 5 0 0 1 1
D Casey Roberts 17 6 2 1 0 0 1
D Andrew Smith 14 3 3 1 0 1 1
D Jarred Jourdan 18 5 2 1 0 0 2
D- Chad Donley 10 3 1 1 0 0 0
F Sommy Ogukwe 8 1 2 0 0 0 1
F Kelly Assinesi 8 1 0 1 0 0 1
F Larry Taylor 5 0 0 0 0 0 1

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1 High Point 16-15 12-4
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12 Presbyterian 6-26 2-14
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