Friday, November 9, 2012

UNCG (0-0) @ High Point (0-0)

When: Friday, November 9 7 pm
Where: Mills Center (1,750)
TV: None/Big South TV (Internet)

High Point Athletics

Preseason Preview

UNCG Stats (2011-2012)
Last Game: Bluefield State (W 102-74) Recap
PPG: 67.9
RPG: 35.8
APG: 11.6
Leader Points: Trevis Simpson (18.3)
Leader Rebounds: David Williams (5.3)
Leader Assists: Drew Parker (2.6)
FG %: 40.3
3 Pt %: 33.8
FT %: 68.5

High Point Stats (2011-2012)
Last Game: Mars Hill (W 96-62) Recap
PPG: 71.1
RPG: 34.3
APG: 12.5
Leader Points: Corey Law (9.5)
Leader Rebounds: Corey Law (7.2)
Leader Assists: Jairus Simms (2.6)
FG %: 43.9
3 Pt %: 40.1
FT %: 68.5

This is an interesting game to start the season. High Point has a very impressive front line and last season they were one of the best 3 point shooting teams in the country. Allan Chaney is one of the best stories in college basketball and you can't help but be happy for a guy who's been through all that he has and is still able to play.

Having said that, it should be interesting to see this new UNCG frantic pace against a D1 team. During the exhibition contest on Saturday, the Spartans started slow and turned the ball over a too much. When they settled down, the second half was an impressive showing. I expect to see a similar effort on tonight.

At this point, I've not seen enough to make any bold predictions. I'm just going to hope for the best.

Go Spartans !!!