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Lipscomb vs. Cincinnati 12/2/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Lipscomb takes on Cincinnati on 12/2/2020 at 5:00PM.

Lipscomb and Cincinnati 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. Lipscomb has a record of 1-1 this season. Cincinnati is )-) this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Lipscomb Roster

The Players to Watch for Lipscomb

Greg Jones 6-3 195.0 Guard

Greg Jones sports a 22.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Greg Jones attempted 0.889% 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 0.5% of his three point shots fired this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Greg Jones shot 0.5% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.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

Greg Jones 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 not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Greg Jones is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Ahsan Asadullah 6-8 265.0 Center

Ahsan Asadullah has a 20.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Ahsan Asadullah attempted 0.0% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Ahsan Asadullah shot nan% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Ahsan Asadullah shot 0.591% 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.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for 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

Ahsan Asadullah 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.

Romeao Ferguson 6-5 185.0 Guard

Romeao Ferguson sports a 16.2 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

Romeao Ferguson this season has 0.269% 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 0.429% of his three point shots fired this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. He made 0.474% of his two point shots attempted this season. 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.

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 an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Romeao Ferguson 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. He is not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Romeao Ferguson is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Jake Wolfe 6-5 197.0 Guard

Jake Wolfe sports a 7.0 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

Jake Wolfe 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. 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 0.667% 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. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

This season, when shots were missed, Jake Wolfe is 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 an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Jake Wolfe 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 not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Jake Wolfe is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Alex Jones 5-10 170.0 Guard

Alex Jones sports a 5.9 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 not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Alex Jones this season has 0.667% of his shots attempted from 3 point range It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Alex Jones shot 0.5% from long range this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Alex Jones shot 1.0% inside the perimeter. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

This season, when shots were missed, Alex Jones 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. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Alex Jones 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 not a shot blocker. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Alex Jones is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

The Cincinnati Roster

The Players to Watch for Cincinnati

Rapolas Ivanauskas 6-10 230.0 Forward

Rapolas Ivanauskas had a 16.9 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. Rapolas Ivanauskas had a -2.5 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Rapolas Ivanauskas attempted 0.286% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.263% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Rapolas Ivanauskas shot 0.5% 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.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. 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

When you are defensive sink like Rapolas Ivanauskas opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Keith Williams 6-5 215.0 Guard

Keith Williams had a 18.6 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. Keith Williams had a 5.6 Box Score Plus/Minus impact 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

Keith Williams last season had 0.252% 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. Keith Williams shot 0.342% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Keith Williams shot 0.466% 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 among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Keith Williams 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. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. 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.

Chris Vogt 7-1 260.0 Center

Chris Vogt had a 20.1 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. Chris Vogt sported a 4.2 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Chris Vogt last season had 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. Chris Vogt shot 0.648% inside the perimeter. He gets his work done inside the restricted arc and has shown a strong ability to finish at the rim while showing great restraint to avoid less optimal shots. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

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 an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

He is a strong defender who makes a positive impact for his team on the defensive end. 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. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

David Dejulius 6-0 190.0 Guard

David Dejulius sported a 13.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. David Dejulius had a 4.4 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. When he is on the floor, he makes a MAJOR positive impact. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

David Dejulius last season had 0.461% 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. David Dejulius shot 0.361% from long range last season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. He made 0.464% of his two point shots attempted this season. 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.

Last season, when shots were missed, David Dejulius 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 among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

David Dejulius 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. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Mika Adams-Woods 6-3 185.0 Guard

Mika Adams-Woods had a 10.4 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. Mika Adams-Woods had a 2.5 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. Last season, he was a positive contributor for the team. Good things happened when he was on the floor. 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

Mika Adams-Woods last season had 0.536% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. He made 0.373% of his three point shots fired this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Mika Adams-Woods shot 0.49% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer 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.

Last season, when shots were missed, Mika Adams-Woods 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

Mika Adams-Woods 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. 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 Mika Adams-Woods is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Mamoudou Diarra 6-9 220.0 Forward

Mamoudou Diarra had a 16.3 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. Mamoudou Diarra sported a 3.0 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 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

Mamoudou Diarra attempted 0.125% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Mamoudou Diarra shot 0.714% from long range last season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.531% 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. He is among the most efficient in his ability to score. As a shooter regardless of where he is, he makes something damaging happen for opponents.

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. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

Mamoudou Diarra has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. 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.

Zach Harvey 6-5 195.0 Guard

Zach Harvey had a 7.0 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. Zach Harvey sported a -0.5 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. 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

Zach Harvey attempted 0.4% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.313% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.417% 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.

Last season, when shots were missed, Zach Harvey 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 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

Zach Harvey 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. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. 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.

Lipscomb vs. Cincinnati Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Lipscomb 61 Cincinnati 85

Spread Pick: Cincinnati -13 -110 5Dimes
Total Pick: Over 140 -110 Bookmaker