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Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Iowa State 11/29/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Arkansas-Pine Bluff takes on Iowa State on 11/29/2020 at 1:00PM.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Iowa State face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Arkansas-Pine Bluff has a record of 0-1 this season. Iowa State is )-) this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Roster

The Players to Watch for Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Shaun Doss 6-5 185.0 Forward

Shaun Doss sports a 17.4 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Shaun Doss attempted 0.28% of his shots from three point range. This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.143% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Shaun Doss shot 0.444% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Shaun Doss has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Shaun Doss is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Joshua Johnson 5-9 160.0 Guard

Joshua Johnson sports a 2.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Joshua Johnson this season has 0.417% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.2% of his three point shots fired this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Joshua Johnson shot 0.143% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Joshua Johnson has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Dequan Morris 6-4 180.0 Forward

Dequan Morris has a -1.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Dequan Morris this season has 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made nan% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Dequan Morris shot 0.5% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Dequan Morris has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Markedric Bell 6-7 190.0 Forward

Markedric Bell sports a -12.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Markedric Bell this season has 0.4% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Markedric Bell shot 0.0% from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.0% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

This season, when shots were missed, Markedric Bell is certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Markedric Bell has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Terrance Banyard 6-8 215.0 Forward

Terrance Banyard sports a -19.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. This season, he is a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Terrance Banyard this season has 0.333% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Terrance Banyard shot 0.0% from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.0% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

He is one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Terrance Banyard has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

The Iowa State Roster

The Players to Watch for Iowa State

Jalen Coleman-Lands 6-4 185.0 Guard

Jalen Coleman-Lands had a 10.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Jalen Coleman-Lands had a 0.8 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Jalen Coleman-Lands attempted 0.609% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.321% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Jalen Coleman-Lands shot 0.429% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Jalen Coleman-Lands was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Rasir Bolton 6-3 183.0 Guard

Rasir Bolton sported a 16.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Rasir Bolton sported a 2.5 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. Last season, he was a positive contributor for the team. Good things happened when he was on the floor. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Rasir Bolton last season had 0.39% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.336% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Rasir Bolton shot 0.448% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Rasir Bolton was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Blake Hinson 6-7 229.0 Guard

Blake Hinson had a 10.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Blake Hinson sported a 0.0 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Blake Hinson attempted 0.576% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Blake Hinson shot 0.319% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Blake Hinson shot 0.5% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Tre Jackson 6-1 176.0 Guard

Tre Jackson sported a 6.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Tre Jackson had a -0.4 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Tre Jackson attempted 0.731% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. He made 0.337% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Tre Jackson shot 0.343% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Tre Jackson was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Solomon Young 6-8 242.0 Forward

Solomon Young sported a 22.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. Solomon Young sported a 4.3 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Solomon Young last season had 0.018% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.25% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.543% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Solomon Young is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

George Conditt IV 6-10 223.0 Forward

George Conditt IV sported a 23.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. He is among the best in the conference and even in the country as far as his on-the-court contributions. Definitely, a player to watch and opponents will have him scouted. George Conditt IV sported a 3.6 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. Last season, he was a positive contributor for the team. Good things happened when he was on the floor. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

George Conditt IV attempted 0.019% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.0% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.563% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

He was one of the best at creating second chance scoring opportunities in the country, his ability to grab offensive rebounds is very difficult to beat. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. He is one of the best shot-blockers in College Basketball, opponents have to game plan around him and he is an insurance policy of sorts for his team on the defensive end. This may enable them to take more risks defensively knowing he can erase shots. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Iowa State Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 50 Iowa State 103

Spread Pick: Iowa State -30.5 -110 5Dimes
Total Pick: Over 143 -115 Will Hill