On Monday, New Jersey Tech heads to Lakefront Arena to take on New Orleans. The game tips off at 8:00 EST.
The Highlanders fell 54-53 to Pennsylvania on January 17th. Chris Flores finished with 22 points and 6 steals in the loss. He leads the team with 17.1 points per game and 2.2 steals per game. The Privateers were defeated by Rice 95-71 on January 19th despite 18 points from Lovell Cook. His 14.3 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
New Jersey Tech has an advantage in one key statistical area, rebounding, where the Highlanders appear to have the edge over the Privateers, 40 per game to 33 per game. When considering the Four Factors, New Orleans performs well in turnover percentage at 24.0. This ranks 2nd in the conference and 328th in the country.
StatSmack! New Jersey Tech is better than New Orleans
The Great West has 3 teams - Utah Valley University (1.2), New Jersey Tech (1.02), and Texas-Pan American (0.9) - that have a better assist-to-turnover ratio than Independents leader, Cal State Bakersfield (0.88).
We make our fans proud. New Jersey Tech has a better record at home than New Orleans this season (6-2 vs 3-3).
New Jersey Tech is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on New Jersey Tech is 205 lbs compared to 198 lbs for New Orleans.
New Orleans has been ducking New Jersey Tech for over 30 years.