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Men's Basketball at Spalding Preview

Photo credit: Tony LaRocca
Photo credit: Tony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball looks to climb back over the .500 mark in conference play against Spalding on Wednesday. Tip-off at 7 p.m.

Fontbonne (4-7; 2-2 SLIAC) at Spalding (1-10; 1-3 SLIAC)

When: January 8th, 2020

Location: Louisville, Ky.

Time: 7 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Last Meeting: Fontbonne def. Spalding 78-70 (2/16/19)

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins are coming off a tough 78-65 loss against Webster on Saturday. Anthony Jones led the team off the bench with a team-high 16 points.
  • Through 11 games, the Griffins are putting up 80.9 points on a 45.7 field goal percentage.
  • Jones leads the offense with a team-high 12.4 point per game average and a 54.2 field goal percentage. In his last three, Jones is averaging 16.0 points per game.
  • Jalen Wadlington is right behind him with a 12.1 season average and a 52.8 field goal percentage.
  • Jared Woodcock is the third player in double-figures averaging 10.5 per contest.

A Look At The Spalding Golden Eagles

  • The Golden Eagles have dropped its last three games with its most recent defeat coming against Greenville, 145-133.
  • In that contest, the Golden Eagles shot 68.7 percent from the floor and were led by Marcus Montgomery's SLIAC record performance with 55 points on 23-of-33 shooting.
  • On the year, they're scoring 68.7 points and shooting 45.1 percent from the floor. Defensively, they're allowing 82.2 points per game.
  • Montgomery leads the offense averaging 18.0 points, to go along with his 41.1 field goal percentage.
  • Jaiquan Edwards averages 13.7 points and ranks second on the team with a 57.9 field goal percentage.

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