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Men's Basketball at Eastern Illinois Preview

Photo credit: Ian Dunn
Photo credit: Ian Dunn

CHARLESTON, Ill.—After picking up its first conference win on the year and getting back to the .500 mark overall, the Fontbonne University men's basketball team gets into non-conference play on Tuesday for an exhibition game against Eastern Illinois. Tip-off at 7 p.m.

Fontbonne (3-3) at Eastern Illinois (3-5)

When: December 4th

Where: Charleston, Ill.

Time: 7 p.m.

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Live Audio: HERE

Live Stats: HERE


A Look At The Griffins

·         Fontbonne improved to 3-3 overall after a 76-62 win over MacMurray this past Saturday.

·         The team shot 53.1 percent from the field and were led by Luke DeLine's game-high 22 points.

·         On the season, the Griffins are averaging 78.2 points per game, shooting 50.1 percent from the floor and 38.8 percent from downtown.

·         DeLine leads the offense through six games with his 21.0 point per game average and 53.6 field goal percentage.

·         Jared Woodcock is knocking in 44.8 percent of his shot attempts, to go along with his 17.2 point per game average.

·         Defensively, the Griffins are averaging 8.7 steals per game.


A Look At The Eastern Illinois Panthers

·         The Panthers will be looking to halt its three game slide after an 80-72 loss against Chicago State.

·         EIU's offense is averaging 69.8 points and shooting 39.6 percent from the field.

·         Josiah Wallace is putting up 16.0 points per game and ranks second with 20 assists.

·         Rade Kukobat (11.4 ppg), Mack Smith (10.9 ppg), and Ben Harvey (10.1 ppg) are all averaging above 10.0 points per game.

·         Defensively, the team is allowing 79.8 points and have allowed 38.4 rebounds per game.


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