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Men's Basketball at Webster Preview

Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch
Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball team travels down to the road in search of a redemption win against Webster on Saturday. Tip-off at 3 p.m.

Fontbonne (5-10; 3-5 SLIAC) at Webster (11-4; 7-1 SLIAC)

When: January 19th, 2019

Where: Grant Gymnasium

Time: 3 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

Last Meeting: Webster def. Fontbonne 75-74 (OT) (Nov. 28)

All-Time Series: Webster leads series 37-24

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins are coming off a 68-62 defeat at the hands of Spalding on Wednesday night.
  • Jared Woodcock and Jalen Wadlington tied with 10 points each, while Ian Cochran tied his season-high with 10 boards.
  • In the last four games to start the New Year the Griffins are 1-3 overall.
  • The team is averaging 86.5 points, shooting 49.6 percent from the field, and averaging 47.0 rebounds per game.
  • However, they're allowing 89.0 points per game defensively and shooting just 53.3 percent from the free throw line.
  • Gus Kleekamp has started all four games during the stretch and leads with a 13.5 point per game average. He's also averaging 7.3 rebounds per game which is a team-high.
  • Kris McCann is scoring 13.0 points, while Woodcock is third on the team in scoring (12.8 ppg).
  • Wadlington is the final player in double-figures where he's averaging 10.0 points and shooting 50.0 percent.

 

A Look At The Webster Gorloks

  • The Gorloks leaped to the top spot in the SLIAC on Wednesday after handing Greenville its first conference loss with a 130-122 victory. The win is the Gorloks fifth out of its last six games.
  • Against Greenville, the Gorloks shot 61.9 percent and totaled 64 rebounds.
  • Nigel Wilcox led with a game-high 34 points and 16 rebounds. Rodson Etienne added 31 points and seven rebounds as well.
  • On the season, the Gorloks are scoring 77.0 points per game, which is just under what they're averaging over the last six.
  • Josh Johnson leads all scorers with an 18.2 point per game average, to go along with his 46.4 field goal percentage and 42.5 3-point percentage.
  • Enrique Tankins scores 14.3 points per contest, while Wilcox leads them on the glass with 8.7 rebounds per game.

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