Maverick Maniac's Musings

January 28, 2013

2012-13 Omaha Men’s Basketball – Postgame Notes, Facts, and Stats – 1/28/13

While I enjoying tweeting these out as well, figured this might be an easy way to put them all together for easy viewing :). Enjoy!

Scoring

  • Marcus Tyus now has the 8th most points for a freshman at Omaha since 2000-01. He has 142 points and recently passed Chris DeSpain (129 points in 2002-03) and Calvin Kapels (141 points in 2002-03).
  • Justin Simmons has scored 20 or more points in six games this year. His teammates have gone for 20+ on three occasions combined (CJ Carter, Marcus Tyus, John Karhoff each once).
  • Five of Justin Simmons’ six 20+ point games have come in the Summit League and four of those were on the road.
  • Omaha’s 95 points at South Dakota were a season high while the 79 at Cal State Bakersfield were the 5th highest of the season. The combined 174 points were the highest total from consecutive games of the season.
  • Omaha’s offensive rating of 125 at South Dakota was their highest of the year. Their 114 at Cal State Bakersfield was the 3rd highest of the year. Seven of Omaha’s best ten games have come in the last month.
  • Omaha scored on 54.1% of their possession at South Dakota (2nd best of the season) and 52.9% of their possessions (5th best of the season).
    Omaha has scored on 50% or more of their possessions on nine occasions this year. Six of those nine were in a row starting with the Oakland game on 1/3/13 and ending with the South Dakota game on 1/24/13.
  • John Karhoff has now scored in double figures 15 times this year and 43 times in his career. Omaha is 5-10 in those games this season, 20-23 in his career.
  • Alex Phillips has now scored in double figures 10 times this season. Omaha is 2-8 in those games.
  • CJ Carter has scored in double figures 11 times this season and 28 times in his career. The Mavericks are 6-5 this year when he reaches double figures and 12-16 in his career.
  • Caleb Steffensmeier has scored in double figures just twice this year and nine times in his career. Omaha is undefeated when Steffensmeier reaches double figures.
  • Omaha is 4-2 in the six games this season where Justin Simmons scores at least twenty points.
  • Justin Simmons has now led Omaha in scoring 13 times, more than any other current Maverick has in their career. Omaha is 4-9 in those games.
  • Omaha’s 95 points at South Dakota was their first time reaching that mark since 2/1/12 vs. Peru State.
  • Omaha had five players reach double figures at Cal State Bakersfield, their first time with at least five since 1/8/12 at Johnson & Wales. Omaha then followed that up by doing it again at South Dakota.
  • Omaha had three players in double figures against Kansas City, the first time since 1/5/13 at Fort Wayne.
  • Justin Simmons’ 26 points at South Dakota made him the first Maverick since CJ Carter vs. Kansas City on 12/31 to score at least 25 points.
  • Omaha scored 70+ in 10 straight games ending with the game at South Dakota. It was their longest streak of 70+ since 13 straight from 2/5/11 to 11/20/11.

Rebounding

  • Alex Welhouse had nine rebounds at South Dakota, the 4th highest total by a Maverick this season.
  • John Karhoff had eight rebounds at Cal State Bakersfield, the 5th highest total of the season.
  • Omaha had 35 rebounds at South Dakota, their 3rd highest total of the season and highest against a D1 opponent.
  • Omaha grabbed 77.8% of the available defensive rebounds against South Dakota. This was their 2nd best Def Reb% of the season.
  • Alex Welhouse has now led Omaha in rebounding 10 times this year. Omaha is 2-8 when he leads in rebounding this year and 10-23 in his 33 career games leading the team.
  • John Karhoff improved upon his previous rebounding total in five straight games: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8. That streak ended with the Cal State Bakersfield game.

Assists

  • Omaha had 17 assists at South Dakota (5th highest total of the season) and had 15 at Cal State Bakersfield (8th highest total of the season).
  • Justin Simmons has led Omaha in assists five times this year. Omaha is 2-3 in those five games.
  • John Karhoff has an assist in 12 straight games. His longest career streak was 17 straight games starting with the final five games of the 2010-11 season and running the first 12 games of the 2011-12 season.
  • CJ Carter has now played 51 games and ranks 10th all-time in assist average for players with 50+ games with 2.6.

Steals

  • John Karhoff and Justin Simmons each had three steals at Kansas City, the 9th and 10th times this year an Omaha player has had at least that many. It was the first time a Maverick had at least three steals since 1/5/13 @ Fort Wayne.
  • Justin Simmons also had three steals against Kansas City in Omaha. He has 3+ steals a team high five times this year.
  • Omaha has had 8+ steals in 11 games this year including five of the last six games.
  • Omaha had 12 steals at Kansas City, a season high and the 6th time this year Omaha has had 10+ steals, all against D1 opposition.
  • Justin Simmons now has five games with 3+ steals in his career. He and CJ Carter have the most career games with 3+ on the team. Omaha is 3-2 in those games where Simmons has 3+ steals.
  • CJ Carter has led Omaha in steals a team high 10 times this season and a team high 22 times in his career. Omaha is 2-8 this year and 5-17 overall when he leads the team in steals.
  • John Karhoff has now led Omaha in steals five times this year and 17 times in his career. Omaha is 2-3 this year and 7-10 overall when he leads the team in steals.
  • Omaha has had 10+ steals on six occasions this year. They reached double digits only five times in the previous two years combined. They had eight games of 10+ steals in 2009-10.
  • CJ Carter is now 10th all-time in steals average for Mavericks who have played 50+ games. Carter has averaged 1.14 steals per game.

Blocks

  • Caleb Steffensmeier had two blocks at South Dakota, becoming the sixth Maverick to have at least two blocks in a game this year.
  • Omaha’s four blocks at South Dakota were the 4th highest total of the season and the most since six at Fort Wayne on 1/5.

Shooting

  • Justin Simmons had 10 FGs vs. South Dakota and 9 FGs vs. Kansas City. He now has 8+ FGs eight times this year, the rest of the team has done it five times combined.
  • Justin Simmons’ 19 FGs in the last two games is his highest two game total of the year. He also had 19 FGs between the Oakland and Fort Wayne games.
  • John Karhoff’s 7-8 shooting at South Dakota was the 2nd highest shooting % of the year with a minimum of five FGs made. It was the 4th time this year Karhoff has shot at least 75% while taking eight or more shots.
  • Caleb Steffensmeier’s 5-7 shooting at South Dakota was the 9th highest by a Maverick this year while taking at least five FGs. Caleb is the 5th Maverick to shoot at least 71.4% while taking five or more shots this year.
  • Justin Simmons hit five 3 FGs at South Dakota, the 2nd time he’s done that this year and a team high for the season.
  • Alex Welhouse had four 3FGs at South Dakota, his highest total of the season and his team high 4th time hitting at least three.
  • Omaha had three players hit at least three 3FGs at South Dakota after having no 3+ 3FG performances in the last four games before that.
  • Caleb Steffensmeier went 3-4 on 3FG at South Dakota. That was the highest 3FG% with at least two made by a Maverick since Alex Phillips went 3-4 at Iowa State on 12/9.
  • John Karhoff had six FTs at Kanas City for his team high 4th time with at least five this season. CJ Carter had five at South Dakota and is 2nd on the team with three times this season with at least five.
  • CJ Carter went 5-5 from the FT line at South Dakota, the most makes without a miss in a game by a Maverick since John Karhoff had six against IUPUI on 1/10/13.
  • Omaha hit 30 FGs at Cal State Bakersfield, the 5th most of the season. They hit 36 at South Dakota, the most of the season topping the previous high of 33 FGs vs. IUPUI
  • It was the highest combined two game total (66) since 70 against Peru State and Avila on 2/2/12 and 2/5/12.
  • Omaha’s FG shooting in each of the last three games ranked in the top ten for the season. Kansas City (48.1%) was 10th, Cal State Bakersfield (50.8%) was 5th, South Dakota (56.3%) was 2nd.
  • Omaha hit a season high 13 3FGs at South Dakota. It was the most threes for the Mavericks since they hit 13 against Missouri Southern in the MIAA Tournament on 3/5/11.
  • The 13 3FGs Omaha hit at South Dakota were the most they have hit in a road game since they hit 13 at Morningside on 2/2/2002.
  • Omaha shot 50% from three at South Dakota, their 2nd best 3FG% of the season. Their 40% shooting at Cal State Bakersfield was the 7th best 3FG% of the season.
  • Eight of Omaha’s ten best 3FG% games have come on the road.
  • Omaha was in the top ten in FT% for the season in each of their last three games. Omaha hit 84.6% (2nd place) at Cal State Bakersfield, 76.9% (5th place) at South Dakota, and 73.7% (9th place) at Kansas City.
  • Omaha had a FT Production Rate of 26.9 at Kansas City, their 6th best of the season.
  • Omaha won for the first time this season when Alex Welhouse hits at least three 3FG. They were 0-3 before the game at South Dakota. They are 9-12 in his 21 career games with at least three 3FGs.
  • Omaha’s 36 FGs at South Dakota was their first time with at least 35 since 2/1/12 vs. Peru State.
  • The game at South Dakota was the first time Omaha’s shot at least 50% from three since the Oakland game on 1/3.
  • The last time Omaha had 25+ FG in 11 straight games (current streak) was 2/5/11-11/20/11, a stretch of 13 straight games.
  • Omaha had a stretch of 9 straight games with 28+ FG, the final game being the game at South Dakota. It was the longest stretch of games with 28+ FGs in the records I can access, dating back to 2000-01.
  • After failing to have any player hit 4 or more FTs in 5 straight games, the Mavericks have done it in 9 of the last 11 games.
  • Alex Welhouse now has 137 3FGs in his career. He’s alone in 9th place after passing Troy Kloewer and would need another 24 in the next eight games to catch Michael Jenkins for 8th place.
  • Alex Welhouse is now shooting 39% from three for his career. He’s up to eight all time for Mavericks who have hit 50 3FG, passing Thad Mott.
  • Omaha has only hit more than 13 3FGs, what they hit against South Dakota on three occasions according to the records I have access to.

Miscellaneous

  • Caleb Steffensmeier achieved a positionally adjusted win score of 4.840 at South Dakota. This was the highest PAWS of the year by a Maverick playing at least eight minutes. The previous high was 4.743 by Alex Phillips vs. Bethune-Cookman on 11/23.
  • Omaha’s 80 defensive rating at Kansas City was their best of the year and best by far on the road (previous best on road was 109 at South Dakota State, 7th best overall).
  • Omaha’s turnover rate at Cal State Bakersfield was 15.9%, their 5th best of the season. They had a turnover rate at 13.1% at South Dakota, their 3rd best rate of the season.
  • Omaha is now 7-15 in Justin Simmons’ 22 starts.
  • Omaha trailed by no more than 1 at South Dakota. It was the 2nd time this year Omaha has trailed by no more than 1, but they have still trailed in every game.
  • Omaha’s high of an eight point lead at Kansas City was their smallest "largest lead" in a win since leading Benedictine by no more than seven on 12/18.
  • Omaha is now 3-1 this year in games within five points and 4-3 in games within ten points.
  • Omaha has trailed in every game this year and trailed by 10 or more in 16 of the 23 games.

Maverick Summit League/National Ranks

  • Omaha is in the top four of the Summit League in three categories: They are 4th in scoring (70.1), 3rd in FG% (46.4%) and 3rd in steals (7.13).
  • Omaha is in the top 150 nationally in four categories. 149th in steals (7.13), 111th in scoring (70.1), 85th in 3 FG% (36.0%) and 41st in FG% (46.4%).
  • Justin Simmons is 5th in the Summit League in scoring with 15.5 points and 8th in steals with 1.39.
  • CJ Carter is 10th in the Summit League in FT% at 74.5% and 10th in assists with 2.5 per game.
  • Matt Hagerbaumer is 9th in the Summit League with 0.74 blocks per game.
  • Justin Simmons is 161st nationally with 15.5 points per game.
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