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Men's Basketball vs. No. 10 WashU Preview

Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang Elbin
Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang Elbin

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball team continues its four-game home stretch on Tuesday when they'll square off against No. 10-ranked WashU. Tip-off at 8 p.m.

No. 10 WashU (7-1) vs. Fontbonne (3-4)

When: December 10th, 2019

Where: DSAC

Time: 8 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

A Look At The Griffins

  • The team is coming off a tough 108-105 (OT) loss against Blackburn in its home opener on Saturday.
  • The Griffins shot 45.6 percent from the floor, while hitting season-highs in 3-pointers made (10) and free throws made (23).
  • Elijah Rice led Fontbonne with a team-high 21 points, while Anthony Jones earned a career-high 19 points off the bench. Jalen Wadlington (15), Caden Clark (10), and Jared Woodcock (10) each reached double-figures.
  • On the season, they're scoring 81.1 points per game and hitting 45.5 percent of hits shots.
  • Woodcock and Jones are tied with a team-high 11.6 point per game average. Jones also owns a team-high 61.5 field goal percentage.
  • Clark averages 10.6 points per game, while Wadlington puts up 10.3 points per game and is second on the team with a 52.8 field goal percentage.

A Look At The No. 10 WashU Bears

  • The Bears are on a five-game win streak, including picking up wins over No. 17 Augustana (73-70) and Rhodes (80-55) in the month of December.
  • Against the Lynx, the Bears shot 46.5 percent from the field, hit 12 3-pointers, and dominated the glass with a 53-26 advantage. Jack Nolan led all scorers with a game-high 18 points.
  • Through eight games, the Bears are averaging 77.5 points on a 45.7 field goal percentage.
  • Defensively, they're holding teams to 69.4 points and outrebounding its opponents, 40.0-28.5.
  • Individually, Jack Nolan leads the offense with an 18.5 point per game average. He's shooting 48.5 percent from the floor, 46.3 percent from downtown, and 82.6 percent from the charity-stripe.
  • Justin Hardy is right behind him averaging 18.3 points and leads them on the glass at 7.8 rebounds per game.
  • Hank Hunter and Matt Nester are both averaging 10.5 and 10.4 points per game, respectively.

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