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Men's Basketball Preview: Feb. 16

Men's Basketball Preview: Feb. 16

SCHEDULE
Saturday, Feb. 16: Hillsdale College (16-6 overall, 12-3 G-MAC) at Lake Erie College (14-8 overall, 9-5 G-MAC) | Live Stats  |  Video 

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G-MAC Men's Basketball Standings

G-MAC Men's Basketball Statistics

OVERVIEW

  • For the second consecutive week, Hillsdale is off on a Thursday ahead of a Saturday contest
  • After winning 8 in a row, the Chargers suffered a frustrating home loss to Findlay on Feb. 9...While the clock was running in that game, Hillsdale outscored Findlay 63-44, but a 31-7 edge on made free throws by the Oilers was the difference in the game
  • Hillsdale and Lake Erie are the two toughest defenses in the conference in terms of average points allowed per game
  • Sophomore forward Davis Larson is on an impressive streak...He has increased his single-game point total for five straight games, culminating in last Saturday's career-high 26-point performance against the Oilers...Larson now leads the team with a 13.2 points per game scoring average
  • Despite last Saturday's loss, Hillsdale, entrenched in second place in the G-MAC, clinched a spot in the conference postseason tournament
  • The Chargers have won five in a row over the Storm...Lake Erie's only win in the series came on Dec. 12, 2015
  • Saturday's game is the first of three in a row on the road for Hillsdale, after playing three straight at home...The Chargers will return home for the final weekend of the regular season, playing Trevecca Nazarene Feb. 28 and Kentucky Wesleyan on March 2

 

SERIES HISTORY

  • Hillsdale leads the all-time series with Lake Erie 14-1...The Chargers won the first meeting of the season with the Storm 61-47 on Dec. 13