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Men's Basketball at Eureka Preview

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball team looks to sweep the regular season series against Eureka on Saturday. Tip-off at 3 p.m.

Fontbonne (9-13; 7-8 SLIAC) at Eureka (7-13; 6-8 SLIAC)

When: February 9th, 2019

Where: Eureka, Ill.

Time: 3 p.m.

All-Time Series: Eureka leads 14-12

Last Meeting: Fontbonne def. Eureka 105-96


A Look At The Griffins

  • Fontbonne bounced back with an 80-77 home victory over Blackburn.
  • The Griffins shot 46.7 percent from the field and were led by Jared Woodcock's 20 points and 11 boards.
  • Carter Otwell (13), Gus Kleekamp (12), and Luke DeLine (10), all reached double-figures in the win.
  • On the season, they're scoring 82.0 points per game and shooting 48.6 percent from the floor.
  • DeLine leads the offense with a 19.9 season average, to go along with a 52.3 field goal percentage.
  • Woodcock upped his season average to 13.9, while Kleekamp averages 9.3 points per contest.


A Look At The Eureka Red Devils

  • After coming away with a win over Webster, the Red Devils fell 89-78 against Principia in its last time out.
  • Eureka shot 37.5 percent from the field and were led by Dakota Bennington's 22 point and 11 rebound performance. Alex Wiegand also earned a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards.
  • On the year, the Red Devils are putting up 86.8 points per game on a 44.6 field goal percentage.
  • Bennington continues to lead Eureka's offense with a 21.6 point per game average and shooting 47.0 percent from the floor.
  • Hank Thomas averages 19.2 points, while Jordan Dehm is third on the team at a 12.7 point per game average.


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