Game Notes: Howard vs. North Carolina A&T
Complete Game Notes
Howard University Men's Basketball Fact Sheet No. 26
North Carolina A&T University (Aggies) vs. Howard University (Bison)
Saturday, February 13, 2010
THE GAME: This is a conference match-up between the Aggies of North Carolina A&T University the Bison of Howard University. The Aggies (8-16, 4-6 MEAC) are coming off a 62-52 home loss to the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday. The Bison (6-19, 5-5 MEAC) are trying to recover from a 64-77 loss South Carolina State University this past Monday on the road.
SERIES RECORD: The Bison defeated North Carolina A&T, 82-77 on January in Greensboro, NC. This is the 27th meeting between these two schools and the Aggies hold a 17-9 advantage in the series.
THE COACHES: North Carolina A&T is coached by Jerry Eaves (Louisville '86), who is in his seventh season there and has a record of 69-137 to date in. Eaves formerly served as an assistant coach with the Bison from 1990-94. Howard is coached by Gil Jackson (Elizabethtown, '69), who is in his fifth season and has a 36-111 career record.
HOWARD UNIVERSITY PROBABLE STARTERS
Forward 5 Adam
205 5.1 ppg, 4.4
Forward 13 Mike Phillips Fr. 6-7 220 7.3 ppg, 5.2 rpg
Forward 21 Dadrian Collins Fr. 6-5 190 8.6 ppg 1.8 rpg
Guard 0 Curtis White Sr. 6-4 195 8.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg
Guard 2 Calvin Thompson So. 6-3 175 13.0 ppg, 5.2 rpg
NORTH CAROLINA A&T UNIVERSITY PROBABLE STARTERS
Forward 31 Austin
195 2.7 ppg, 1.8
Forward 34 Robert Johnson Sr. 6-6 200 10.9 ppg, 4.3 rpg
Center 23 Thomas Coleman Jr. 6-9 235 9.7 ppg, 8.1 rpg
Guard 3 Tavarus Alston Sr. 6-0 170 15.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg
Guard 5 Dwayne Joshua Sr. 6-2 180 14.2 ppg, 4.3 rpg
Referee: Clarence Armstrong
Umpire 1: Joe Mazzella
Umpire 2: Leon Sandiford
MEAC Observer: Bob Barnett
NEXT UP: The Aggies travel to Hampton, VA to take on the Pirates of Hampton University on Monday at 7:30 pm while the Bison host Norfolk State University on Monday at 8 pm.