FDU looks for house win vs Wagner
Wagner (5-5, 5-4) vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (7-10, 6-5).
Rothman Center, Teaneck, New Jersey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
. BOTTOM LINE: Fairleigh Dickinson searches for its 5th straight win over Wagner at Rothman Center. The last triumph for the Seahawks at Fairleigh Dickinson was a 68-59 win on Feb. 4, 2017.
TEAM LEADERS: The senior tandem of Alex Morales and Elijah Ford has actually led the Seahawks. Morales is balancing 17.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists while Ford is installing 18.5 points and 6.6 rebounds per video game. The Knights have been led by seniors Elyjah Williams and Jahlil Jenkins, who are averaging 14.6 and 16.9 per video game, respectively.
NEC ENHANCEMENT: The Knights have actually scored 78.8 points per video game against conference opponents so far, an improvement from the 67.2 per game they managed in non-conference play.
STIMULATING THE OFFENSE: Morales has either made or helped on 46 percent of all Wagner basket over the last 5 games. The senior guard has actually represented 35 basket and 28 assists in those video games.
WINLESS WHEN: Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-5 this year when it ratings 68 points or fewer and 7-5 when it scores a minimum of 69.
HELP DISTRIBUTION: The Knights have actually just recently used assists to produce baskets regularly than the Seahawks. Fairleigh Dickinson has a help on 47 of 81 field goals (58 percent) across its previous 3 contests while Wagner has assists on 44 of 82 field objectives (53.7 percent) during its previous three games.
DID YOU UNDERSTAND: Wagner is ranked first amongst NEC groups with an offending rebound portion of 33.8 percent. The Seahawks have averaged 12.8 offensive boards per video game.
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