Game 5 Ursinus at Franklin & Marshall Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. Live Video (HD) | Live Stats
Series Record: F&M 89-34 In CC Action: F&M 26-13 Streak: F&M +4 First Meeting: Feb. 6, 1915 (F&M 45-30) Last F&M Victory: 74-61, Feb. 16, 2016 – Collegeville, Pa. Last UC Victory: 61-56, Feb. 12, 2014 – Collegeville, Pa.
Game 6 Franklin & Marshall at Haverford Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 | 3:00 p.m. Live Video | Live Stats
Series Record: F&M 76-14 In CC Action: F&M 33-5 Streak: F&M + 6 First Meeting: Feb. 16, 1920 (HC 21-18) Last F&M Victory: 88-64, Jan. 30, 2016 – Lancaster, Pa. Last HC Victory: 52-42, Jan. 26, 2013 – Haverford, Pa.
Series History: Franklin & Marshall will take on Ursinus for the 124th time since 1915 and holds an 89-34 edge in the all-time series with a 26-13 mark in conference play. F&M has won 15 of the last 16 games, including a season-sweep last year.
F&M travels to Haverford on Saturday with a massive 76-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 33-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active six-game winning streak, including victories in both games last year.
Last Time We Met Ursinus (Recap): Five players scored in double figures as No. 22 Franklin & Marshall defeated Ursinus 74-61 last year on Feb. 16.
Terrel Phelps finished with a season and team-high 17 points for the Diplomats. The senior went 4-for-7 from behind the arc and finished 5-for-6 from the stripe. Kevin Beins added 14 off the bench, shooting 6-for-8 from the floor, and Cedric Moune ended the game with 11 points and nine boards. Brandon Federici and Tate both netted 10 and Hunter Eggers had eight.
Remi Janicot led Ursinus with 17, Eric Williams finished with 12 and Malik Draper chipped in 10 for the Bears.
Ursinus had a 40-35 advantage on the glass, but the Diplomats converted 21 turnovers into 23 points.
Federici shot 13-for-15 from the floor, 8-for-9 from beyond the arc, for his career-high 34 points. Lionel Owona also had a career day with 13 points, all in the first, on 6-for-6 shooting. He also finished with six rebounds. Cedric Moune netted 17 and hauled in 12 boards to finish with his ninth double-double of the year while Jared Wright went 4-for-4 from the line and ended with 10 points.
Kahlil Garnes had a team-high 25 points for the Fords and Joe Schibelli chipped in 14.
F&M outshot Haverford 57-38-percent, held a 42-24 edge on the glass, including 30 on the defensive side.
F&M Last Week: F&M went 1-1 last week with a 57-54 loss to Gettysburg to open the week, before rebounding with a 73-67 victory over Lebanon Valley.
Against Gettysburg (Recap), Julius Stoma had a game-high 18 points with six boards and Matthew Tate finished the night with 16 on 6-for-11 shooting. Brandon Federici had nine and Hunter Eggers ended with seven.
Tanner Kirkpatrick, Danny Duffey and Mlynue Reeves all had 10 points for the Bullets.
Federici scored a season-high 29 points in the victory over Lebanon Valley (Recap). Federici shot 10-for-13 from the floor, including 7-for-10 from behind the arc for his game-high 29 points. Stoma netted 10 with Lionel Owona chipping in seven with six rebounds. Eggers netted seven points while Tate ended the game with six points and eight assists.
Sam Light led the Dutchmen with 25 points and Andy Orr chipped in 15.
F&M outshot LVC 51-46 percent, held a 33-28 edge on the glass and scored 26 points from 18 turnovers.
Around the Conference: Tate's 6.5 assists per game leads the Centennial while Federici's 21.3 points per contest also rank first in the CC.