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Men's Basketball vs. Eureka Preview

Photo credit: Tony LaRocca
Photo credit: Tony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—After picking up a wild one-point win on Wednesday night, the Fontbonne University men's basketball team looks to continue its winning ways on Saturday against Eureka. Tip-off at 3 p.m.

Eureka (9-3; 4-1 SLIAC) at Fontbonne (5-7; 3-2 SLIAC)

When: January 11th, 2020

Location: DSAC

Time: 3 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

Last Meeting: Eureka def. Fontbonne 116-91 (2/9/19)

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins got over the .500 mark in conference play on Wednesday after erasing a 20-point halftime deficit to come away with the 75-74 win over Spalding. The team picked up the win at the buzzer on Noah Coddington's game winning dunk.
  • Overall, the Griffins shot 43.8 percent from the floor and saw four players in double-figures led by Anthony Jones' 18 points.
  • Elijah Rice recorded his first double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Jalen Wadlington and Cody McKinney added 12 and 11 points, respectively.
  • On the year, the Griffins rank fifth in the SLIAC averaging 80.4 points per game. In conference action, they're putting up 96.2.
  • Individually, Anthony Jones is averaging a career-best 13.0 points per game on a 53.1 field goal percentage. Jalen Wadlington is the final player in double-figures averaging 12.1 points.
  • Caden Clark, meanwhile, leads the SLIAC with 53 assists.

A Look At The Eureka Red Devils

  • The reigning SLIAC Tournament Champions haven't missed a beat thus far winners of its last three games. Its most recent win was a 105-89 victory over Iowa Wesleyan.
  • The Red Devils shot a season-high 51.3 percent from the floor and were led by Jordan Dehm's game-high 33 points off the bench.
  • On the season, they're averaging 89.5 points on a 46.2 field goal percentage.
  • Dakota Bennington leads the SLIAC with a 24.6 point per game average. He's shooting 53.3 percent from the floor, 37.7 percent from downtown, and 75.4 from the charity-stripe.
  • Dehm upped his season average to 17.0 points, while leading them in rebounds per game (7.7) and field goal percentage (56.3).
  • Austin Juergens puts up 15.7 points pe game, while Ian Milsteadt is right behind him at 13.7.

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