Friday, March 18, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Northern Iowa Panthers on Friday, March 18, 2016.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 20-11 and a road record of 5-5. They are 16-15 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-15. The Panthers have an overall record of 19-12 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 13-17 and they are 19-13 against the spread.
Isaiah Taylor comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Cameron Ridley averages 11.8 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 42%.
Wes Washpun averages 14.3 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Matt Bohannon averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Texas averages 71.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 198th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 214th in the country. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 237th and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 10.4 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 153rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in the Division 1.
Northern Iowa averages 67.5 points per game this year which ranks them 279th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 91st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 56th in the nation. They average 29.7 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 347th and 258th respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 7th with 9.6 per game. The Panthers allow 62.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 65th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 92nd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 104th place in the nation. The Panthers force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 68.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 59.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.7 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 105.8 and they assist on 46.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Longhorns give up 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Panthers score 70.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 59.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.8 points per game. The Panthers have a rating on offense of 106.3 and 50.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 63.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 42% of their shots. UNI turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 17.9%. The Panthers give up 60.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 55.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 16-15 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 14-15 against the over/under
Northern Iowa Panthers Betting Trends
The Northern Iowa Panthers are 19-13 against the spread
The Northern Iowa Panthers are 13-17 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/13/16 C Cameron Ridley Foot left last game, probable Friday vs. Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh 's Pick: Take Texas
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