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ASU Men's Basketball news and notes

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1/19/2013

 

* Arkansas State 63, Louisiana-Monroe 39

 

Senior guard Trey Finn, who scored a team-high 15 points at Louisiana-Lafayette last Saturday (1/12), is 10 points away from recording his 1,000th career point. Finn has accumulated 990 points in 107 games and is presently averaging 9.3 points per outing. He's also currently 23 points shy of tying Jabari Myles (1994-98; 1,013 career points) for 23rd place among the Red Wolves' all-time leaders.

Freshman guard-forward Raeford Worsham snapped a four-game non double-digit scoring streak with 12 points off the bench at Louisiana-Lafayette (1/12). Worsham has registered eight double-figure scoring contests this campaign.

Trey Finn became the 14th ASU player to attain 600 career rebounds after garnering six boards at Louisiana-Lafayette (1/12). Finn, who's currently averaging 5.6 rebounds per contest in 107 career appearances, is 27 rebounds shy of equaling Gaylon Ward's (1960-62) 627 career total for 13th place on the program's all-time leaders list.

The Red Wolves have outrebounded their opponent in five of their last six contests, which includes the last four outings. ASU is averaging 40.7 rebounds a game (244 total) in its last six encounters and 39.5 caroms per contest in its last four matchups.

Senior forward Brandon Peterson is 32 rebounds away from moving into a ninth-place tie with Mike Burk (1964-68; 775 career rebounds) on ASU's all-time rebounding leaders list. Peterson has presently chalked up 743 career boards in 113 games for a 6.6 average per contest.

ASU's top three scoring leaders this month – junior guard Ed Townsel (13.8 ppg.), Trey Finn (11.5 ppg.), and Brandon Peterson (10.5 ppg.) have combined to generate 54.8% (143-261) of the Red Wolves' points production.

Raeford Worsham is averaging 9.2 points per game (83 total) in nine home contests this season compared to a 6.6 points a contest average (53 total) in eight away outings.

Trey Finn has tallied double-digit point totals in each of his last three appearances and is averaging 13.7 points per contest (41 total) in that span. Finn registered a 4.4 points a game average (22 total) in his prior five outings.

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