F&M Heads into Final Week of the Regular Season - Week 11 Game Notes

F&M Heads into Final Week of the Regular Season - Week 11 Game Notes

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Game 24
Johns Hopkins at Franklin & Marshall | Lancaster, Pa.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 | 8:00 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M leads 63-42
In CC Action: F&M leads 36-20
Streak: JHU + 3
First Meeting: Jan. 8, 1947
Last F&M Victory: 63-59, Dec. 6, 2017 - Lancaster Pa.
Last JHU Victory: 67-61, Jan. 24, 2019 - Baltimore, Md.

Game 25
Franklin & Marshall at Ursinus | Collegeville, Pa.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M 91-37
In CC Action: F&M 28-16
Streak: UC + 1
First Meeting: Feb. 6, 1915 (F&M 45-30)
Last F&M Victory: 80-77, Jan. 31, 2018 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last UC Victory: 62-60, Jan. 12, 2019 – Lancaster, Pa.

Series History

The Diplomats hold a 63-42 mark in the overall record against the Blue Jays, and have found a lot of success at home with a 23-6 record. F&M has a 36-20 mark in CC action, but the Blue Jays have come away with the last three meetings.

F&M travels to Ursinus on Saturday, where the team has a slight edge on the Bears with a 13-9 road record. The Diplomats own the all-time series at 91-37 with a 28-16 mark in Centennial action.

Conference Leaders

Senior J.C. McGrath ranks second in total rebounds (8.8 rpg), fourth in field goal percentage (54.3%), and fifth in blocks (1.2 bpg) in his strong senior campaign. His eight double-doubles also rank second in the conference.

The Diplomats continue to play tremendous team defense, leading the Centennial in steals and allowing the second-fewest points per contest.

Last Time We Met Johns Hopkins

Franklin & Marshall stayed competitive on the road but ultimately lost 67-61 in Baltimore this January. Click here to read the full recap.

Justin Kupa dropped in a career-high 27 points, his third consecutive 20-point effort, on 10-17 shooting. Solomon Mathis provided 11 points off the bench, and J.C. McGrath tied for the team lead in both rebounds (6) and blocks (2).

Last Time We Met Ursinus

F&M's lackluster shooting performance led to a heartbreaking 62-60 home loss against Ursinus this January. Ursinus shot the ball at a 49% clip as opposed to F&M's 39%. To read the full recap, click here. 

Matt Redhead led all Diplomat scorers with 16 points. Mike Rice reached double figures for the first time in his career with 11 points, and Les Thomas drained five shots from beyond the arc. Justin Kupa provided a strong defensive effort with a career-best five steals.