Hopkins & Swarthmore Slated This Week - Week 8 Game Notes

Hopkins & Swarthmore Slated This Week - Week 8 Game Notes

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Game 18
Franklin & Marshall at Johns Hopkins
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 | 8:00 PM

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Series Record: F&M leads 63-41
In CC Action: F&M leads 36-19
Streak: JHU + 2
First Meeting: Jan. 8, 1947
Last F&M Victory: 63-59, Dec. 6, 2017 – Lancaster, Pa.
Last JHU Victory: 50-49, Feb. 23, 2018 – Swarthmore, Pa.

Game 19
No. 17 Swarthmore at Franklin & Marshall
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M leads 78-26
In CC Action: F&M leads 38-5
Streak: F&M +1
First Meeting: March 17, 1904
Last F&M Victory: 53-51, Dec. 1, 2018 – Swarthmore, Pa.
Last SC Victory: 58-56, Feb. 17, 2018 – Swarthmore, Pa.

Series History
F&M holds a 63-41 mark in the overall record and Johns Hopkins and looks to use a 13-13 edge when playing in Baltimore to its advantage on Thursday.

The Diplomats close out the week hosting Swarthmore holding a 78-26 edge against the Garnet with a 21-1 record when playing at home.

Thievin
The Diplomats ranked first in the Centennial and 35th nationwide with 9.5 steals per game. Ignas Slyka leads the way with 2.8 steals a contest, which ranks him first in the CC and 10th nationwide.

Doubles
J.C. McGrath's six double-doubles heading into the week are the second most in the CC and rank him 80th nationwide.

Last Time We Met Johns Hopkins
F&M fell short in a heart-breaking 50-49 loss to Johns Hopkins in last year's CC semifinals on Feb. 23. Recap.

Matthew Tate led F&M with 15 points, hitting 5-for-8 from the floor. Brandon Federici had 13 and Lionel Owona finished with six points and five rebounds while Slyka recorded five points and four rebounds.

Last Time We Met Swarthmore
Justin Kupa knocked down the buzz-beater to lift the Diplomats over No. 8 Swarthmore 53-51 on Dec. 1. Recap.

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.