Franklin & Marshall at Ursinus
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 | 6:00 p.m.
Series Record: F&M 89-36
In CC Action: F&M 26-15
Streak: UC + 2
First Meeting: Feb. 6, 1915 (F&M 45-30)
Last F&M Victory: 74-61, Feb. 16, 2016 – Collegeville, Pa.
Last UC Victory: 94-82, Feb. 1, 2017 – Collegeville, Pa.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
Haverford at Franklin & Marshall | 3:00 p.m.
Series Record: F&M 78-14
In CC Action: F&M 35-5
Streak: F&M + 8
First Meeting: Feb. 16, 1920 (HC 21-18)
Last F&M Victory: 64-57 (OT), Jan. 21, 2017 – Lancaster, Pa.
Last HC Victory: 52-42, Jan. 26, 2013 – Haverford, Pa.
Series History: Franklin & Marshall will take on Ursinus for the 126th time since 1915 and holds an 89-36 edge in the all-time series with a 26-15 mark in conference play. F&M has won 15 of the last 18 games, but the Bears took both meetings last season.
F&M faces Haverford on Saturday with a massive 78-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 35-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active eight-game winning streak, including a season sweep last season.
Among the Leaders: Heading into the week, Brandon Federici leads the conference with 22 points per game while Ignas Slyka and Matthew Tate are second and third with 13 and 11 steals respectively. Matt Groll sits fourth with 8.4 boards a game and leads the CC with two double-double performances this season.
F&M Last Week: F&M went 2-0 last week with victories over Gettysburg and Lebanon Valley.
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Matthew Tate led all players with 22 points, shooting 7-for-12 from the floor, and finished with five steals. Brandon Federici had 18 points, and seven boards and Matt Groll ended with nine while Ignas Slyka netted eight.
F&M had a 35-29 edge on the boards and outshot the Bullets 47-37-percent.
Four players scored more than 20 points to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 101-98 victory over Lebanon Valley in two overtimes.
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Matt Groll led all scorers with career-high 29 points, hitting 9-of-17 from the floor to go along with 10 boards. Brandon Federici and J.C. McGrath both finished with 20, and Matthew Tate chipped in 21 for F&M.
Last Meeting with Ursinus: Franklin & Marshall fell 94-82 to Ursinus last season on Feb. 1. | Full recap.
Ignas Slyka paced the Diplomats with 25 points, hitting 8-of-14 shots from the floor to go along with eight rebounds. Brandon Federici netted 22 while J.C. McGrath ended with 14 points, shooting 6-for-7 from the field.
Last Meeting with Haverford: Franklin & Marshall erased an 18-point first-half deficit to defeat Haverford 64-57 in overtime on Jan. 21, 2017. | Full recap.
Brandon Federici led all scorers with 22 points despite shooting just 9-for-24 from the floor. Matthew Tate netted 12, and J.C. McGrath chipped in 11. Lionel Owona had nine points to go along with 10 boards, and Jared Wright ended up with five steals.