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Men's Basketball at Greenville Preview

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

GREENVILLE, Ill.—With just five games remaining in the regular season, the Fontbonne University men's basketball team looks to stay in the conference tournament hunt with a win over Greenville. Tip-off at 3 p.m.

Fontbonne (8-12; 6-7 SLIAC) at Greenville (13-6; 10-2 SLIAC)

When: February 2nd, 2019

Where: Greenville, Ill.

Time: 3 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

All-Time Series: Greenville leads 26-22

Last Meeting (Jan. 2): Greenville def. Fontbonne 111-99

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • Fontbonne saw its three game win streak get snapped against Westminster on Wednesday as they fell 70-54.
  • The Griffins had its struggles from the floor as they shot 35.4 percent and went 2-of-24 (8.3 percent) from downtown.
  • Overall, the Griffins are scoring 79.0 points on a 47.6 field goal percentage.
  • Luke DeLine continues to lead the offense with a 20.5 season average. He's also shooting 53.5 percent from the floor and 43.2 percent from beyond-the-arc.
  • Jared Woodcock is the final player in double-figures averaging 12.7 points per game.
  • Gus Kleekamp averages just over 9.0 points per game and connects on 51.9 percent of his attempts from the field.

 

A Look At The Greenville Panthers

  • The Panthers picked up its third straight win in record breaking fashion on Thursday after defeating MacMurray, 167-145.
  • The 167 points is a new SLIAC record and they also drained 30 3-pointers in the win which is also a new record.
  • The team shot 51.2 percent from the field and had nine players in double-figures. Isiah Price and Eric Williams tied with 25 points each.
  • Greenville ranks No. 1 in NCAA Division III with 131.7 points per game. They're also shooting 42.9 percent from the field and coming away with 21.6 steals per game.
  • Individually, Eric Williams leads Greenville with a 23.2 season average. Johari Dix puts up 18.8 points per game, while Marvin Bateman (14.5 ppg), Price (13.6 ppg), and Rakim Murphy (11.6 ppg) are the final players averaging double-figures.

 

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