George Washington Colonials vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Prediction, 2/11/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: George Washington Colonials vs Saint Joseph's Hawks
Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Location: Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena in Philadelphia, PA
Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena is the location where the Saint Joseph's Hawks (11-12) will meet the George Washington Colonials (11-12) on Saturday.
The George Washington Colonials stepped onto the hardwood against Duquesne and went home with a loss by a final score of 93-67 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Colonials ended up finishing with 13 and Duquesne accounted for 17 personal fouls. They knocked down 17 of 32 tries from beyond the arc. Duquesne finished the game at 88.9% when shooting free throws by converting 8 of their 9 attempts. Furthermore, Duquesne collected 32 rebounds (8 offensive, 24 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Duquesne recorded 22 assists and had 10 steals for the contest. Regarding defense, George Washington allowed the other team to shoot 52.3% from the floor on 34 out of 65 shooting. They also dished out 13 dimes for this game as well as creating 12 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In relation to pulling down rebounds, they collected 33 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Colonials converted 11 of 17 attempts for a percentage of 64.7%. George Washington ended the game having earned a 42.1% field goal percentage (24 out of 57) and knocked down 8 of their 22 3-point attempts.
Maximus Edwards is someone who was a major contributor for the matchup. He went 40.0% from the field and distributed 2 assists. He played for 32 mins and also collected 4 boards. He ended up scoring 15 points on 6 out of 15 shooting.
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George Washington comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 11-12 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 75.2 points per game (100th in D-1) while shooting 46.5% from the floor. The Colonials are shooting 32.3% from downtown (172 of 533) and 74.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, George Washington is grabbing 34.2 boards per contest and has accumulated 286 dimes so far this season, which is 281st in college basketball in terms of passing the ball. They are turning it over 13.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 15.9 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Colonials have forced 11.8 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.8 fouls. They are surrendering 35.3% on three-point shots and they are 320th in college hoops in PPG allowed (75.0). The Colonials defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 45.2% (635 of 1,405) and they surrender 34.6 rebounds per game as a unit. They rank 289th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 343 relinquished on the year.
When they last played, the Saint Joseph's Hawks went home defeated by a final of 73-65 when they faced La Salle. Concerning cleaning the glass, Saint Joseph's permitted La Salle to grab 41 in total (15 on the offensive side). They went 43.5% from distance by going 10 of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 9 of 13 at the charity stripe (69.2%). The Hawks permitted La Salle to convert 27 out of their 62 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 43.5% in this contest. When all was said and done, the Hawks ended up shooting 27 for 62 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.5%. When it comes to shots from beyond the arc, Saint Joseph's buried 6 out of 25 tries (24.0%). They were able to make 5 of them for a rate of 38.5%. La Salle was called for 16 personal fouls for this contest which took the Hawks to the free throw line for 13 shots. They coughed it up 7 times, while recording 5 steals for the contest. The Hawks collected 22 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 31 in the game.
Erik Reynolds II ended up being a major contributor for the Hawks in this game. He knocked down 6 of 15 in this contest for a rate of 40.0%, and added 4 rebounds. He had 15 points in his 39 minutes on the court and accumulated 2 assists for the contest.
Saint Joseph's has a win-loss record of 11-12 on the campaign. The Hawks are committing 18.0 fouls per contest while shooting 66.4% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 12.3 times per contest (263rd in college hoops) and they turn the ball over 13.2 times per contest. Saint Joseph's has accumulated 1,652 pts so far this season (71.8 per contest) and they grab 35.2 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Hawks are shooting 42.8% from the field, which is 276th in Division 1.
The Saint Joseph's defense allows 34.7% on three-point shots (201 of 580) and their opponents are connecting on 68.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 15.1 dimes and 37.0 rebounds every game, which ranks them 336th and 313th in college basketball. The Hawks on defense are ranked 241st in college basketball in points allowed per game with 71.7. They have forced 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 42.7% from the floor (135th in D-1).
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's
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