BTH Analysis: Neighbour fights back as UALR rallies

At one point during Thursday’s game, UALR trailed 33-11 and looked like it was headed to its first home Sun Belt Conference loss of the season. At that point, UALR’s Will Neighbour was a -26 in the plus/minus rating.

But as UALR turned the game around, Neighbour fought back. He finished a +26 the rest of the game as UALR rallied for a 65-62 victory. Neighbour finished the game at even, a remarkable feat after being -26. He led UALR with 24 points and 11 rebounds.

Click to enlarge
Thursday’s top five were:
  • Kemy Osse +8 (33-25)
  • John Gillon +8 (21-13)
  • Gus Leeper +7 (14-7)
  • James White +6 (29-23)
  • Ben Dillard +5 (32-27)

Osse’s effort propelled him to the top spot in the BTH Plus/Minus per minutes played category. Osse is also a team best +31 in Sun Belt Conference games and a +22 in the past five games. Will Neighbour and Josh Hagins are tied for the season lead at +51 while Hagins is tops at +2.4 per games played.