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Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Eyes Return To Win Column Before Holiday Break

Weekly Preview: Men's Basketball Eyes Return To Win Column Before Holiday Break

Overall Record: 2-3

Scoreboard: Brandeis 76, Emerson 74 | November 18
Hartford 78, Emerson 63 | November 21

Schedule: Tuesday, November 26 at Pine Manor, 6:00 p.m. 


BOSTON, Mass.
- The Emerson men's basketball team heads into its only game of the week out at Pine Manor looking for a return back into the win column after a three-game skid. The Lions set out for a Tuesday night meeting with the Gators at 6:00 p.m., a team whom they defeated 91-84 last season.


A LOOK BACK 

  • On Monday night, the Lions trekked out to Brandeis where the visitors fell 76-74 buzzer beater loss in a contest that saw the Lions battled back several times from double-digit deficits 
  • The Lions battled its first and only Division I opponent of the 2019 season down at Hartford and came out with a 78-63 setback 


LIONS IN THE NEWMAC

  • POINTS PER GAME - O'Connor (16.4) - 7th ; Waterhouse (15.8) - 8th ; Nate Martin (15.8) - 9th
  • REBOUNDS PER GAME - O'Connor (8.4) - 4th
  • FIELD GOAL % - Jarred Houston (60.0%) - 6th ; Waterhouse (57.1%) - 7th
  • FREE THROW % - O'Connor (84.2): 9th
  • POINTS - O'Connor (82) - 9th ; Waterhouse (79) - 10th
  • REBOUNDS - O'Connor (42): 5th
  • BLOCKS PER GAME - Houston (.8): T-4th
  • STEALS PER GAME - Martin (2.3) - 3rd
  • ASSISTS PER GAME - Martin (3.6) : T-7th

 

SCOUTING THE PINE MANOR GATORS

  • 2019 Record: 1-4 / Lost last two contests, including 95-49 setback to MIT last Wednesday night
  • 2018 Record: 11-15 / ACAA Tournament semi-finalists ; suffered tight 76-75 setback to SUNY Delhi in semifinal round
  • Stat Leaders: PPG - Jalen Williams (16.8), Saywonn Houston (14.5) & Jamel Hamans (11.0) 
  • Last Meeting: Emerson 91, Pine Manor 84 | November 20, 2018 at Emerson

 

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