Davidson-VCU Game Preview 1-02-21

Davidson-VCU Preview

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Davidson @ Virginia Commonwealth, January 2, 2021


On an opponent’s floor, Davidson’s win-loss record for the season is 1-0. Overall, they are 5-4. Davidson has an average offense that drops 72.4 PPG. This puts them at 184th in Division 1. On the other side of the court, their middle tier defense yields 66.4 points per game. They are 46.6% and 36.3% from the field and the three point line, respectively. Davidson makes 9.4 threes per game. From the free throw line, they are shooting 70.8%. Davidson defeats the opposition by an average of 14.8 points per win, but they fall short by 5.0 points per loss.

The leading scorer for this squad is Hyunjung Lee, who pours in 17.4 points per game and shoots 56.0% from the field. Kellan Grady brings 16.7 PPG to the table while shooting 43.1%. Carter Collins supports Lee and Grady by shooting 51.3% on field goals and tallying 14.2 points per game. Collins also finds open teammates and amasses 3.7 assists per game. Luka Brajkovic leads Davidson on the glass grabbing 6.7 rebounds per game. Defensively, Grady leads Davidson, swiping 0.9 steals per game. Further helping on defense is Brajkovic, who disrupts the lane with 1.2 blocks per game.

Virginia Commonwealth:

At home Virginia Commonwealth has a record of 5-0, and is 8-2 in all competitions. They are ranked 98th in the nation with a strong 77.7 points per game. Virginia Commonwealth’s defense is very solid, only allowing 64.6 points per game. Virginia Commonwealth puts in 47.8% of their shots this season. They shoot 74.8% on their foul shots. When behind the 3-point line, they make on 34.9% of their long shots on 7.4 tries per game. Virginia Commonwealth is currently on a 6-game winning streak. Virginia Commonwealth beats their opponents by an average of 18.2 points when they win, but when they lose, they are outscored by 7.5 points per game.

Nah’Shon Hyland leads the scoring for Virginia Commonwealth with 17.1 points per game while shooting 43.0%. Vince Williams also chips in with 11.2 PPG on 49% shooting. KeShawn Curry supports Hyland and Williams, adding 9.5 PPG while shooting 52.5% from the field. Adrian Balwin finds the scorers, dishing out 5.2 assists per game. Williams is an aggressive rebounder, and his 5.4 RPG show it in the stat sheet. Balwin leads Virginia Commonwealth’s defense with 2.1 steals per game. Corey Douglas defends the basket, racking up 1.8 blocks per game.

Davidson-VCU Game Preview 1-02-21

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