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Men's Basketball vs. Blackburn Preview

Photo credit: Ian Dunn
Photo credit: Ian Dunn

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball team takes on Blackburn in front of the home crowd on Wednesday. Tip-off at 7:30 p.m.

Blackburn (11-10; 8-6 SLIAC) at Fontbonne (8-13; 6-8 SLIAC)

When: February 6th, 2019

Where: DSAC

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

All-Time Series: Fontbonne leads 35-25

Last Meeting: Blackburn def. Fontbonne 81-80 (1/5/19)

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins are coming off a tough loss against Greenville on the road. The team shot a season-high 62.6 percent from the floor.
  • Jared Woodcock led with a career-high 33 points on 14-of-19 shooting.
  • Luke DeLine (21), Jalen Wadlington (21), Caden Clark (18), Carter Collins (12), and Carter Otwell (10) all reached double-figures.
  • Gus Kleekamp tied the school record with 12 assists in the outing.
  • On the year, they're scoring 82.1 points per game and shooting 48.7 percent from the floor.
  • DeLine leads the offense with his 20.5 season average, to go along with a 53.9 field goal percentage.
  • Woodcock upped his season average to 13.6 points, while Kleekamp is putting up 9.1 points and connecting on 51.8 percent of his shot attempts.

 

A Look At The Blackburn Beavers

  • The Beavers, meanwhile, picked up its second straight win and fourth out of its last five after an 82.73 victory over Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • In the win, the team shot 46.6 percent from the field. Karson Hayes led the offense with 13 points.
  • Blackburn averages 84.6 points per game, while shooting 45.2 percent from the floor and 40.5 percent from downtown.
  • Hayes leads the offense with his 19.1 points per game.
  • Duncan King and Raushaun Amos are both averaging 12.8 and 12.0 points per game, respectively.

 

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