Diplomats Look to Continue Streak - Week 7 Game Notes

Diplomats Look to Continue Streak - Week 7 Game Notes
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Game 16
Dickinson at Franklin & Marshall | 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
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Series Record: F&M 110-71
In CC Action: F&M 35-12
Streak: DC +1
First Meeting: Jan. 21, 1905 (F&M 33-21)
Last F&M Victory: 64-62, Jan. 27, 2016 – Carlisle, Pa.
Last DC Victory: 88-86, Feb. 20, 2016 – Lancaster, Pa.

Game 17
Haverford at Franklin & Marshall 
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
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Series Record: F&M 77-14
In CC Action: F&M 34-5
Streak: F&M + 7
First Meeting: Feb. 16, 1920 (HC 21-18)
Last F&M Victory: 70-63, Dec. 3, 2016 – Haverford, Pa.
Last HC Victory: 52-42, Jan. 26, 2013 – Haverford, Pa.

Series History: Dickinson and F&M will face off for the 182nd time since the series began in 1905. The Diplomats have an 110-71 series edge, including a 35-12 mark in CC action. The teams split the series last season. 

F&M faces Haverford on Saturday with a massive 77-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 34-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active seven-game winning streak, including a victory earlier this season. 

CC POTW: J.C. McGrath was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The honor was the first for McGrath and the first for a member of the F&M team this year.  

McGrath averaged 17.7 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks in three Diplomat victories last week. He recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds to go along with six blocks in the 84-72 win against Washington College on Thursday. McGrath exploded for a career-high 30 points with nine boards in the 83-66 win at No. 16 Swarthmore to wrap up the week on Saturday. For the week, he made 18-of-25 shots from the field (72.0 percent) and 17-of-18 (94.4) from the line. 

F&M Last Week: F&M went 3-0 last week with all three victories occurring against Centennial opponents. The Diplomats started out the week with a 93-46 defeat over Muhlenberg on Tuesday before taking down Washington 84-72 on Thursday. F&M wrapped up the week by taking down No. 16 Swarthmore 83-66. 

Last Time We Met Dickinson: No. 22 Franklin & Marshall dropped a thrilling 88-86 contest to Dickinson in overtime in the regular season finale last year. Full recap. 

Cedric Moune had three blocks and finished with a team-high 26 points and pulled down 10 boards for his 10th double-double of the year. Hunter Eggers netted 21 points with nine rebounds and three steals while Shawn Hines recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Brandon Federici shot 5-for-11 from the floor and ended with 15 points. 

Brandon Angradi had a game-high 29 points for Dickinson and Hinnenkamp finished with 25.

F&M had a 45-32 edge on the glass, but Dickinson outshot the Diplomats 50-40-perecent and had 27 points from the bench to F&M's four.

Last Time We Met Haverford: Eggers scored a season-high 16 points to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 70-63 victory over Haverford early this season on Dec. 3. Full recap. 

Eggers shot 6-for-10 from the floor and grabbed six boards to pace the Diplomats. Federici and Julius Stoma both finished with 12 and Ignas Slyka netted nine off the bench.  Matthew Tate ended with eight points and, along with Federici, dished out six assists.

Haverford was led by Matt Sherman with 20 points with Joe Scibelli coming off the bench with 17 points. Jonathan Lang finished with 14 for the Fords.

F&M outshot Haverford 47-40 percent and held a 37-29 edge on the boards.