September 19

SBU, La Salle meet in conference play

first_imgSBU, La Salle meet in conference play SENIOR STUDS: La Salle’s Isiah Deas, Scott Spencer and Saul Phiri have collectively accounted for 38 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 32 percent of all Explorers points over the last five games.OFFENSIVE THREAT: Kyle Lofton has either made or assisted on 48 percent of all Saint Bonaventure field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 18 field goals and 20 assists in those games.WINNING WHEN: La Salle is a perfect 9-0 when it holds an opponent to 64 points or fewer. The Explorers are 4-14 when opponents score more than 64 points.THREAT FROM DISTANCE: Saint Bonaventure’s Dominick Welch has attempted 176 3-pointers and connected on 35.8 percent of them, and is 8 of 27 over his last five games.FOOT OFF THE GAS: Saint Bonaventure’s defense has forced 12.3 turnovers per game this season, but is averaging 8.4 turnovers over its last five games. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditSaint Bonaventure (18-10, 10-5) vs. La Salle (13-14, 4-11)Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Saint Bonaventure pays visit to La Salle in an A10 matchup. Both teams are coming off of losses in their last game. La Salle lost 74-49 on the road to Davidson on Tuesday, while Saint Bonaventure fell 81-77 in overtime at home to Duquesne on Wednesday.center_img February 27, 2020 ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

September 16

Syracuse falls 3 spots to No. 7 in latest rankings

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse women’s lacrosse dropped from No. 4 to No. 7 in the latest Inside Lacrosse rankings poll, released on Feb. 17. The Orange (3-1) beat Albany and Binghamton in back-to-back games this past weekend after losing 17-16 to then-No. 10 Stony Brook last Monday. Though the halftime scoreline was 7-7, Syracuse collapsed in the second half, allowing the Seawolves to go on a 7-0 scoring run. The Orange nearly mounted a comeback, pulling the game within one score, but ultimately came up short when they lost the final draw with 1:08 left to play. Stony Brook moved up five spots in the latest ranking, overtaking Syracuse. Against Binghamton and Albany, the Orange defense conceded five goals total, and the offense scored 35 in the two-game span.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textOn Saturday, Syracuse faces No. 6 Northwestern, who eliminated SU in the 2019 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal. The Wildcats fell three spots in the latest poll after a 15-17 loss to No. 2 Notre Dame, but the Wildcat offense has scored 97 goals over its first four games, the most in the nation.  Comments Published on February 17, 2020 at 4:35 pm Contact Roshan: rferna04@syr.edu | @Roshan_f16last_img read more