Numbers to know: Wednesday recap

February, 7, 2013
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Player of the Night -- Chaz Williams, Massachusetts
Williams had a season-high 27 points and eight assists in a win over Rhode Island. The UMass guard shot 9-of-14 from the field, 3-of-5 on 3-point attempts and a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe. For the season, Williams is averaging 16.4 points, 7.0 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game. He's the only player in the country averaging at least 15 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals per game. In the last 15 seasons, only three players have had those averages: Ohio's D.J. Cooper (2010-11), Pittsburgh's Brandin Knight (2001-02) and Weber State's Eddie Gill (1999-2000).

Freshman of the Night -- Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State
Smart made an impact on both ends of the court, totaling 14 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals in Oklahoma State's overtime win against Baylor. Smart hit a go-ahead jumper late in regulation and a game-tying 3-pointer early in overtime to help the Cowboys get the win. Smart is the only freshman this season with at least 14 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals in a game. He's the first freshman on a current Power 6 team to post those numbers since Marquette's Dwyane Wade in November 2001 against Tennessee.

Scorer of the Night -- Marshall Henderson, Ole Miss
Henderson lit up Mississippi State for 31 points. He shot 8-of-18 from the field, 6-of-14 on 3-point attempts and 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. It was the fifth time this season that he scored at least 25 points and made at least six 3-pointers. The SEC's leading scorer has attempted at least 10 3-pointers in each of his last seven games and his 85 3-point attempts since January 15 is 21 more than any other player in the country.

Breakout Performer of the Night -- Greg Smith, Colorado State
Smith, a senior who had played in 108 career games entering Wednesday, set career highs in points (28), field goals (11) and field-goal attempts (17) in Colorado State's win at Nevada. Smith also grabbed 12 rebounds, the second-highest total of his career, and was 2-for-2 on 3-point attempts, matching a career high for 3-pointers made. It was Smith's third career double-double and first in nearly two years.

Stat Sheet Stuffer -- Joe Burton, Oregon State
Burton's 17 points and seven rebounds are nothing extraordinary, but the 6-foot-7, 295-pound center also dished out 10 assists. Burton is the first D-I center to reach those totals in a game since Northwestern's Evan Eschmeyer in January 1999 against Indiana. Burton now has two career double-digit assist games. In the last 15 seasons, no other D-I player listed within 40 pounds of Burton has had a game with at least 10 assists.

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