F&M Heads into Final Two Weeks - Week 10 Game Notes

F&M Heads into Final Two Weeks - Week 10 Game Notes

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Game 22
Franklin & Marshall at Dickinson | Carlisle, Pa.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M leads 114-73
In CC Action: F&M leads 39-13
Streak: F&M +2
First Meeting: Jan. 21, 1905 (F&M 33-21)
Last F&M Victory: 67-53, Nov. 29, 2018 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last DC Victory: 55-50, Jan. 17, 2018 – Carlisle, Pa. 

Game 23
Muhlenberg at Franklin & Marshall | Lancaster, Pa.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

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Series Record: F&M leads 85-63
In CC Action: F&M leads 35-15
Streak: MC +1
Last F&M Victory: 77-70, Feb. 3, 2018 - Lancaster, Pa.
Last MC Victory: 56-45, Jan. 10, 2019 - Allentown, Pa.

Series History
F&M travels to Dickinson for the 188th meeting on Wednesday. The Diplomats hold a 114-73 advantage overall and a 39-13 mark in Centennial action against the Red Devils and won the first meeting earlier this year.

F&M holds an 85-63 advantage over Muhlenberg and has won 13 of the last 15 games against the Mules. The Diplomats hold a 35-15 record when taking on the Mules in CC action, but the Muhlenberg took the first meeting earlier this season.

The Diplomats ranked first in the Centennial and 51st nationwide with 9.0 steals per game. Ignas Slyka leads the way with 2.42 steals a contest, ranking him first in the CC and 29th nationwide.

Stringent Defense
F&M's defense has been its calling card throughout the 2018-19 season as the Diplomats place second in the Centennial and 15th in the country in fewest points per game allowed at 63.5.

J.C. McGrath's six double-doubles heading into the week are the second most in the CC and rank him 97th nationwide.

Last Time We Met Dickinson
Four Diplomats notched double-digit points to help Franklin & Marshall to a 67-53 victory over Dickinson on Nov. 29. Recap.

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.

Last Time We Met Muhlenberg
Muhlenberg defeated Franklin & Marshall 56-45 in Centennial Conference (CC) men's basketball action on Jan. 10. Recap.

J.C. McGrath hit 8-for-12 from the floor for a team-high 18 points to go along with nine boards and three steals. Les Thomas netted nine points and Matt Redhead finished with eight.