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Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Begins Three-Game Road Stint

Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Begins Three-Game Road Stint

Overall Record: 2-1

Scoreboard: Tufts 103, Emerson 82 | November 16

Schedule: Monday, November 18 at Brandeis, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 21 at Hartford, 11:00 a.m.


BOSTON, Mass.
- Eyeing a return back into the win column after shouldering its first setback of 2019 on Saturday, the Emerson men's basketball team heads out on the road for the start of a three-game road trip this coming week. The Lions trek out to Brandeis tonight at 7:00 p.m. before an early 11:00 a.m. matchup down at Hartford on Thursday.


A LOOK BACK 

  • In its lone game of the week, Emerson suffered its first defeat of the 2019 season at the hands of Tufts, 103-82. 


LIONS IN THE NEWMAC

  • POINTS PER GAME - Jack O'Connor (17.7): T-10th
  • REBOUNDS PER GAME - O'Connor (7.7): T-8th
  • FIELD GOAL % - Jarred Houston (63.2): 5th ; Zach Waterhouse (58.3) - 8th
  • 3-POINT % - O'Connor (46.7%): 10th
  • FREE THROW % - O'Connor (84.2): 10th
  • REBOUNDS - O'Connor (23): T-6th
  • BLOCKS PER GAME - Ben Holding & Houston (1.0): T-4th
  • STEALS PER GAME - James Beckwith (1.7): T-6th
  • ASSISTS PER GAME - Chad DiCenzo (4.3): 5th ; Beckwith, Nate Martin & O'Connor (2.7): T-10th


SCOUTING THE BRANDEIS JUDGES

  • 2019 Record: 1-1 / Coming off 91-56 win at Rivier last Wednesday
  • 2018 Record: 18-11, 7-7 ECAC / Defeated Rutgers-Newark, 72-60, to be crowned 2019 ECAC Champions 
  • Stat Leaders: PPG - Chandler Jones (16.0), Collin Sawyer (13.5) & Eric D'Aguanno (11.0) 
  • Last Meeting: Brandeis 75, Emerson 72 | December 11, 2018 at Emerson

 

SCOUTING THE HARTFORD HAWKS

  • 2019 Record: 3-1 / Topped Gordon, 86-79, last Saturday in Southwestern Showdown; play at Oakland on Monday night
  • 2018 Record: 18-15, 9-6 America East / Outlasted 90-85 to UMBC in America East Semifinals
  • Stat Leaders: PPG - Moses Flowers (12.3), DJ Mitchell (12.0) and Hunter Marks & Miroslay Stafl (11.5)
  • Last Meeting: First meeting between teams

 

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