Men’s Basketball: Week 7 Game Notes
Game 13: #18 F&M at McDaniel
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 7:00 PM
Series Record : F&M leads 70-21
Last F&M win: 1/16/10 - 67-49
Last MC win: 12/5/09 - 60-51
Last Meeting: 1/16/10 - Lancaster
Game 14: #18 F&M at Muhlenberg
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 70-59
Last F&M win: 2/27/10 -97-72
Last MC win: 2/3/07 - 71-69
Last Meeting: 2/27/10 - Lancaster
Game 15: #18 F&M at Washington
Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Series Recordz: F&M leads 36-13
Last F&M win: 2/13/10 - 74-58
Last WC win: 1/14/10 - 68-63 (OT)
Last Meeting: 2/13/10 - Lancaster
Head-to-Head: Franklin & Marshall and McDaniel are meeting for 92nd time since the series began in 1956. The Diplomats hold a 70-21 edge, with both teams winning a contest a year ago.
F&M will face Muhlenberg for the 103rd time since 1903. The Diplomats have won 70 games to the Mules' 59.
The Shoremen take on the Diplomats for the 50th time since 1924. F&M leads the series 36-13. In last year's series, each won on the other's home court.
Last Time Out: Two days after setting a season-high in points, Mike Baker reset his season best with 22 points in No. 14 Franklin & Marshall's 85-46 win over Swarthmore Saturday in a Centennial Conference (CC) game. The Diplomats remain unbeaten in the conference at 5-0 and 10-2 overall. The Garnet fell to 1-4 CC and 4-8 overall.
F&M opened the contest with seven unanswered points in the first three minutes of the game. Swarthmore got as close as three points, 9-6, before the Diplomats exploded on a 20-4 run to lead 29-10 with 8:06 left in the half. F&M took a 46-24 lead into the locker room. Baker scored 16 points in the first half and James McNally added 12.
The second half was much of the same for the Diplomats as they ran their lead to 32 points, 64-32, at the 12:34 mark and finished the game with a 39-point margin.
F&M scored 27 points off of Swarthmore turnovers and received 20 points from its bench. Baker added a game-high nine boards while McNally finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Steve Tolliver and Hayk Gyokchyan each scored 14 points for F&M.
McNally's Milestones: James McNally is 42 points away from becoming F&M's all-time scoring leader. The record has stood for 32 years. Donnie Marsh '79 accumulated 1,695 points in his four years at F&M.
800 Victories: Glenn Robinson is 8 victories away from becoming only the 13th coach in NCAA history to reach the 800-win plateau.
Baker's Quest for 1,000: Mike Baker is 44 points from joining teammates Milligan and McNally on 1,000 point club. Baker would be just the 32nd player in F&M history on the list.