Men @ St. Joe's 12/5

by A83
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The Dukes are 7-5 overall, 0-0 in the A-10 and have a two game winning streak.   Last game was a win vs. Norfolk State 95-73. 

The Hawks are 5-8 overall, 0-0 in the A-10 and have a two game winning streak.  Last game was a win vs. Siena 58-48.

Both teams have lost to the ranked opponents they have played.  DU vs Pitt.  SJU @ Villanova and home vs. Minnesota.  Common opponents both teams beat Norfolk State at home and lost  @ Penn State.

Dukes' leading scorers are Bill Clark (16.9 pts) and Damian Saunders (12.0 pts).  Hawks' leading scorers are Carl Jones (17.9 pts) and Langston Galloway (12.5 points).  Two other Dukes average more than ten points a game (Monterio and McConnell) but no other Hawks average more than 10 points a game.   Damian Saunders is the Dukes leading rebounder at 7.3 rebounds a game.  Galloway is the Hawks leading rebounder at 5.6 rebounds a game.

The Dukes shoot 46% from the floor, 39% from the three, and 65% from the free throw line.   The Dukes average 15 turnovers a game.

The Hawks shoot 41% from the floor, 31% from the three, and 71% from the free throw line.   The Hawks average 12 turnovers a game.

The Dukes are ranked 170th at Real Time RPI and 90th in the Sagarin ratings.   The Hawks are ranked 145th at Real Time RPI and 151th in the Sagarin ratings.

Game Notes
The Dukes have not won at SJU since 1992.   The game will be played at Hagan Arena, the recently refurbished arena of the Hawks.  The Dukes overall are 165-326 in A10 play since entering the conference since in 1976-1977.   But 29 of those wins have come under the last 4 years under Ron Everhart.

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