Men’s Basketball: Week 8 Game Notes
Game 16: Franklin & Marshall at Dickinson
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8: 00 PM
Series Record: F&M leads 101-65
Last Meeting: February 20, 2010 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last F&M win: 90-40, February 20, 2010 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last DC win: 60-48, February 23, 2008 - Lancaster, Pa.
Game 17: McDaniel at Franklin & Marshall
Saturday, January 22, 20
Series Record: F&M leads 70-22
Last Meeting: January 11, 2011 - Westminister, Md.
Last F&M win: 67-49, January 16, 2010 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last MC win: 61-53, January 11, 2011 - Westminister, Md.11 at 4:00 PM
Head-to-Head: F&M will face Dickinson for the 167th time since the series began in 1905. The Diplomats hold a 101-65 edge, and have won the last four meetings.
Franklin & Marshall and McDaniel are meeting for 93rd time since the series began in 1956. The Green Terror defeated the Diplomats 61-53 earlier this month. F&M holds a 70-22 all-time series record.
McNally's Milestones: James McNally is 2 points away from becoming F&M's all-time scoring leader. The record, held by Donnie Marsh '79, has stood for 32 years. Marsh '79 accumulated 1,695 points in his four years at F&M.
800 Victories: Glenn Robinson is 7 victories away from becoming only the 13th coach in NCAA history to reach the 800-win plateau. Robinson is also seven games away from coaching in his 1,100 contest in his 40 years at F&M.
Last Time We Met DC: It was senior night at the Mayser Center and Sal Salvati made the most of it. Salvati scored a career-high 10 points in a 90-49 Franklin & Marshall win over Dickinson. The Centennial Conference (CC) matchup was the last of the regular season and the last for the Red Devils as they fell to 4-19, 4-13 CC. The #15 Diplomats (21-4, 15-3 CC) will host the CC Final Four next Saturday and Sunday.
Salvati finished shooting 50% from the floor and 2-for-5 from behind the arc. He went 2-for-2 from the line and scored the game's first points. Three other Diplomats scored in double-figures. James McNally knocked in 19 points and pulled down 10 boards for his ninth double-double of the year.
Mike Baker scored 12 points on 5-for-6 shooting and collected nine rebounds. Georgio Milligan contributed 12 points, shooting 4-for-6 from the field and 4-for-5 from the line. Steve Tolliver and Anthony Brooks each had nine points.
The game was never close as F&M ran out to 14-6 lead five minutes into the contest. Dickinson hung around before the Diplomats built their lead to 18 points with 3:34 left in the first half. F&M went into the break leading 42-24.
F&M picked up where it left off in the first half, going on a 15-6 run to open the second stanza. The Diplomats went up 40 points on a Dontae Johnson trey with 3:39 remaining the contest.
Last Time We Met MC: McDaniel went on a 17-2 run over the final four minutes to defeat No. 18 Franklin & Marshall 61-53 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action.
Trailing by seven at 4:07, McDaniel put together its game-winning run. The Green Terror scored eight unanswered to go up 54-51 at 1:48. The Diplomats countered with two free throws by Georgio Milligan to come within a point, 54-53, at 1:28. But McDaniel hit seven out of eight free throws over the final 1:07 to seal the victory.
The first half was a battle resulting in four lead changes and six ties. Neither team held more than a four-point edge throughout the opening stanza. McDaniel went into the break with a 26-25 advantage.
Milligan paced the Diplomats with a game-high 19 points. James McNally added 15 with nine boards while Brandon Beckford and Steve Tolliver finished with eight apiece.