Diplomats Head into Final Week of Semester - Week 4 Game Notes

Diplomats Head into Final Week of Semester - Week 4 Game Notes

Game 8
Franklin & Marshall at Haverford
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 | 8:00 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M leads 80-14
In CC Action: F&M leads 37-5
Streak: F&M +10
First Meeting: Feb. 16, 1920 (HC 21-18)
Last F&M Victory: 79-68, Jan. 20, 2018 - Haverford, Pa.
Last HC Victory: 52-42, Jan. 26, 2013 – Haverford, Pa.

Game 9
McDaniel at Franklin & Marshall
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 | 3:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M 82-25
In CC Action: F&M 38-11
Streak: F&M +3
Last F&M Victory: 62-51, Jan. 27, 2018 - Westminister, Md.
Last MC Victory: 60-54, Jan. 7, 2017 – Westminster, Md.

Series History
F&M faces Haverford tonight with a massive 80-14 advantage in the all-time series, including a 37-5 mark in CC play. The Diplomats have an active 10-game winning streak against the Fords.

The Diplomats hold a decisive 82-25 edge against McDaniel, including a 38-11 mark in CC play and enter the game with a three-game winning streak.

F&M Last Week
F&M picked up two Centennial victories last week, starting out the week with a 67-53 win over Dickinson (Recap), before taking down No. 8 Swarthmore 53-51 (Recap) to close out the week.

Against Dickinson, Matt Redhead led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Justin Kupa with 14. J. C. McGrath recorded his third-straight double-double with 11 points and 10 boards while Ignas Slyka led a staunch defensive charge, coming away with a career-high eight steals and tallying 10 points.

Justin Kupa's three-pointer as time expired delivered Franklin & Marshall's men's basketball team a memorable 53-51 upset win over No. 8 Swarthmore.

The Diplomats shot a scorching 65 percent (13-20) from the field in the second half, which included a 6-for-6 effort and 14 points from Kupa. For the game, Kupa led all players with 18 points on 7-of-11 from the floor. Matt Redhead tallied 10 total points, while McGrath added eight points, five rebounds, and three steals.

Last Time We Met Haverford
Ignas Slyka scored 19 points to lead No. 21 Franklin & Marshall to a 79-68 victory over Haverford last year. Recap.

Ignas Slyka led all scorers with 19 points, hitting 6-for-10 from the floor. J.C. McGrath picked up a double-double with 17 points and 10 boards while Matthew Tate and Brandon Federici both chipped in 13 for F&M. F&M outshot Haverford 47-40-percent, while the Fords held a 36-33 edge on the glass.

Last Time We Met McDaniel
Franklin & Marshall picked up the season sweep over McDaniel with a 62-51 victory. Recap.

Brandon Federici had a game-high 18 points on 8-for-19 shooting and finished with six rebounds and four steals. J.C. McGrath netted 16 with six rebounds and Ignas Slyka chipped in 14 for F&M.

F&M held a slight 45-43-percent edge in shooting and had a 32-21 advantage on the boards.