The Terriers, who have averaged 66.4 points per game, have received most of their offense from three of their regular starting five and their sixth man.
Leading the way for the Terriers is senior guard Spencer Collins, who is averaging 15.2 points per game. While he is leading the team in scoring, he is far from the team's best shooter at 40 percent from the floor. A good portion of his points come from his three-point shots, in which he leads the team with 27. The only problem with that is that he's only made nine of those. Defensively, Collins has been a solid player, snagging 11 defensive rebounds and 2.8 total rebounds per game.
A more complete player for the Terriers would be senior forward Justin Gordon. Gordon only averages 13.2 points per game, but is shooting 54.5 percent from the floor (best on the team). He's also the third-best rebounder on the team at 4.4 per game, with 10 offensively and 12 defensively. Gordon is a good player in the paint and doesn't get outside much, as he is just 2-of-3 from beyond the three-point line. He also leads the team in steals with five. Unfortunately for the Terriers, he also leads them in turnovers with 16. The next closest player only has nine.
Defensively, the Terriers are giving up 70.4 points per game. Their most impressive defensive game came in the 78-58 loss to No. 1 North Carolina. The Terriers held the Tarheels under their 81.3 points per game average, and if you take out that game, the Tarheels are averaging 82 points per game. The Terriers don't do much in terms of blocks, with just seven on the whole team, but they are a very good defensive rebounding team, with five players having more than 10 this season. Leading the team in that category is senior forward C.J. Neumann with 23. He also leads the team in total rebounds at 5.6 per game.
If I was a betting man, I would say that this will be more like Tech's games against ETSU and Tennessee, but Tech should come out on top.
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