F&M Hits the Road for Two CC Games - Week 9 Game Notes

F&M Hits the Road for Two CC Games - Week 9 Game Notes
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Game 20
Franklin & Marshall at Ursinus
Feb. 1, 2017 | 7:00 p.m.
Live Video | Live Stats

Series Record: F&M 89-35
In CC Action: F&M 26-14
Streak: UC + 1
First Meeting: Feb. 6, 1915 (F&M 45-30)
Last F&M Victory:  74-61, Feb. 16, 2016 – Collegeville, Pa.
Last UC Victory: 102-86, Dec. 1, 2016 – Lancaster, Pa.

Game 21
Franklin & Marshall at Muhlenberg
Feb. 4, 2017 | 4:00 p.m.
Live Video | Live Stats

Series Record: F&M 92-32
In CC Action: F&M leads 33-13
Streak: F&M +11
Last F&M Victory: 93-46, Jan. 10, 2017 – Lancaster, Pa.
Last MC Victory: 60-58, Feb. 4, 2012 – Allentown, Pa.

Series History: Franklin & Marshall will take on Ursinus for the 125th time since 1915 and holds an 89-35 edge in the all-time series with a 26-14 mark in conference play. F&M has won 15 of the last 17 games, but the Bears took the early meeting this year by a score of 102-86.

F&M and Muhlenberg square off for the 125th time on Saturday. F&M leads the series 92-32. The Diplomats won the previous 11 meetings, dating back to 2012 and hold a 33-13 series advantage in CC play. 

Around the Conference: Brandon Federici leads the conference with 20.2 points per game and his 2.3 steals per game also lead the CC.  Matthew Tate is fifth at 3.4 assists per game and fourth at 1.8 steals a contest. Ignas Slyka and Jared Wright are tied for fifth at 1.7 steals per game.

Last Time We Met Ursinus: Ursinus defeated Franklin & Marshall 102-86 on Dec. 1 early this season. Full recap.

Brandon Federici finished with a team-high 26 points on 9-for-18 shooting and Matthew Tate netted 21 for the Diplomats. Julius Stoma scored all 15 of his points from the line and grabbed five boards while Lionel Owona reached double-figures with 10 points. 

Eric Williams led Ursinus with a game-high 30 points and Matt Knowles chipped in 23. Shane Stark recorded 14 while Zach Quattro ended the day with 11. 

Last Time We Met Muhlenberg: Five players scored in double-figures to lead Franklin & Marshall to a 93-46 victory earlier this month on Jan. 10. Full recap.

Ignas Slyka led all scorers with 20 points on 8-for-10 shooting. He added nine rebounds and dished out five assists. Brandon Federici netted 19 with five steals and Hunter Eggers chipped in 16. Jared Wright had 11 with four helpers and three steals and Daniel Osley reached double-figures with 10 points. 

F&M outshot Muhlenberg 60-33-percent, held a 37-26 edge on the boards and converted 15 steals into 36 points.