Perez, Manhattan host Quinnipiac | Charlotte Observer
Quinnipiac (3-4, 0-1) vs. Manhattan (6-1, 1-0)
Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior forwards will be on display as Kevin Marfo and Quinnipiac take on Jose Perez and Manhattan. Marfo is averaging 11.2 points in the last five games. Perez is averaging 13.2 points and 5.6 assists in the last five games.
INTENSIFICATION: Marfo is averaging 8.3 points, 11.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists to lead the way for the Bobcats. Matt Balanc is also a big contributor, with 14.1 points per game. The Jaspers were led by Perez, who is averaging 11.7 points and 6.7 assists.
FACILITATE THE OFFENSIVE: Perez has scored or assisted 42% of all Manhattan field goals in the last five games. Perez has 23 field goals and 28 assists in those games.
STREAK STATS: Manhattan has won its last three home games, averaging 81 points while dropping 58.3.
ASSISTANCE RATIOS: The Bobcats have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Jaspers. Manhattan has tallied 33 assists on 82 field goals (40.2%) in its three previous outings while Quinnipiac has collected assists on 29 of 64 field goals (45.3%) over the course of his last three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Manhattan attempted the second most free throws among all MAAC teams. The Jaspers have averaged 21.3 shots on goal per game this season.
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