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NCAA Tournament Game Preview ▪ Thursday, March 21, 2013

Midwest Second Round ▪ (14) Valparaiso vs. (3) Michigan State

Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI ▪ 12:15 PM ET ▪ CBS

Valparaiso Crusaders
W-L: 26-7 (13-3 Horizon) ORtg/A: 108.0 (60th)
SRS: 7.4 (74th) DRtg/A: 95.6 (108th)
SOS: -1.5 (178th) NRtg/A: 12.4 (73rd)
Michigan State Spartans
W-L: 25-8 (13-5 Big Ten) ORtg/A: 112.5 (24th)
SRS: 18.6 (12th) DRtg/A: 83.9 (6th)
SOS: 10.5 (1st) NRtg/A: 28.7 (11th)
*School ratings above (SRS, SOS, ORtg/A, DRtg/A, NRtg/A) exclude games versus non-Division I opponents.
Valparaiso Class Pos Ht G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV FG% 3P% FT% ORtg DRtg
Ryan Broekhoff SR G-F 6-7 32 32.0 15.9 7.3 2.3 1.0 0.8 1.9 .456 .432 .878 124.4 92.9
Erik Buggs SR G 5-11 33 28.0 6.8 2.6 3.7 1.5 0.2 2.5 .536 .171 .534 100.7 96.4
Will Bogan SR G 6-1 33 26.6 6.5 1.1 1.4 0.9 0.0 1.2 .409 .411 .906 110.5 101.4
Matt Kenney SR G 6-4 32 24.9 8.2 3.2 3.0 0.6 0.5 1.9 .473 .390 .649 112.7 98.2
Kevin Van Wijk SR F 6-8 33 23.0 12.7 5.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 2.1 .650 .000 .757 121.4 94.3
LaVonte Dority JR G 6-1 24 21.7 9.0 1.3 1.9 0.7 0.1 2.1 .378 .315 .827 98.8 101.1
Ben Boggs SR G 6-4 32 18.2 5.3 2.3 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.9 .462 .323 .824 109.5 99.6
Bobby Capobianco SR F 6-9 29 16.1 6.0 4.5 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.1 .557 .333 .627 113.9 93.7
Jordan Coleman JR G 6-4 28 15.4 4.6 2.6 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.9 .422 .297 .581 97.9 95.3
Vashil Fernandez SO F 6-10 26 7.5 1.2 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.7 .619 .286 75.2 94.8
Alex Rossi JR G 6-6 9 5.1 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 .700 .625 116.1 100.8
Michigan State Class Pos Ht G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK TOV FG% 3P% FT% ORtg DRtg
Keith Appling JR G 6-1 33 33.7 13.6 3.5 3.5 1.4 0.6 2.4 .410 .311 .745 107.2 94.2
Gary Harris FR G 6-4 31 29.6 12.9 2.4 1.3 1.4 0.2 1.5 .463 .413 .756 117.2 96.3
Derrick Nix SR C 6-9 33 27.6 9.5 6.2 1.6 1.0 0.2 1.5 .507 .724 115.0 92.5
Branden Dawson SO G 6-6 33 26.8 9.4 6.0 1.2 1.6 0.9 2.1 .536 .000 .539 100.9 88.2
Adreian Payne JR C 6-10 33 25.0 10.4 7.5 0.7 0.7 1.2 1.6 .563 .455 .832 120.4 87.5
Denzel Valentine FR G 6-5 33 20.9 5.1 4.1 2.4 0.8 0.4 2.0 .447 .308 .694 95.1 92.1
Travis Trice SO G 6-0 24 18.9 4.8 1.5 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.2 .300 .397 .682 95.0 94.9
Brandan Kearney SO G 6-5 13 16.9 2.3 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.1 .297 .188 .556 83.9 99.2
Russell Byrd SO G 6-7 25 8.0 1.6 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.5 .260 .171 .500 78.7 101.1
Alex Gauna SO F 6-9 32 6.3 1.3 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3 .556 .500 96.1 95.5
Matt Costello FR F 6-9 27 6.1 1.6 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1 .483 .824 123.5 89.0
Dan Chapman JR G 6-3 9 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 0.0 99.6
Emmett Dacey SO F 6-9 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 0.0 106.0
Bella Sibedwo SO G 6-1 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 60.1 106.0
Keenan Wetzel SO G 6-4 8 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 .000 .000 0.0 78.0
Trevor Bohnhoff FR F 6-7 3 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 .500 144.7 38.0

Credit: http://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/

SRS: Simple Rating System; a rating that takes into account average point differential and strength of schedule … SOS: Strength of Schedule … ORtg/A: Adjusted Offensive Rating; points per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … DRtg/A: Adjusted Defensive Rating; opponent points per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … NRtg/A: Adjusted New Rating; point differential per 100 possesions adjusted for strength of opponent … ORtg: Offensive Rating; an estimate of points produced per 100 individual possessions … DRtg: Defensive Rating; an estimate of points allowed per 100 individual possessions.