Men’s Basketball Caps Road Trip At Massachusetts On Saturday

Saint Joseph’s (10-12, 4-7 A-10) at Massachusetts (10-12, 3-7 A-10)
Saturday, February 12 | 12:00 pm | Mullins Center
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THE TIP OFF
• Saint Joseph’s caps a two-game road trip this Saturday at Massachusetts.
• The Hawks and Minutemen are meeting for the lone time this season, and the first time in the regular season since a January 29, 2020 contest at the Mullins Center.
• Saint Joseph’s is coming off its first overtime game of the season as Atlantic 10-leading Davidson held off the Hawks in extra time for a 73-67 decision.
• Freshman Erik Reynolds II finished with a team-high 20 points versus the Wildcats.
• Over the past five games, Reynolds II is shooting .515 from the field (35-of-68).
• Graduate student Ejike Obinnan had his sixth double-double of the year on Wednesday, scoring 16 points to go with a game-high 13 rebounds.
• Junior Cameron Brown posted his second double-double of the season as he grabbed 12 boards and added 10 points.
• Red shirt senior Taylor Funk was the fourth Hawk in double figures versus Davidson, finishing with 16 points.
• Sophomore Jordan Hall played all 45 minutes and handed out a game-high five assists to go with five points and five rebounds.
• Saint Joseph’s defense has held the opposition to just 7-of-51 from three-point range (.137) over the last three contests.

THE MATCHUP
series vs. Massachusetts: Massachusetts leads 41-36
First Meeting: 1/26/83, Saint Joseph’s, 98-86
Last Meeting3/4/21, Massachusetts, 100-66
Coach Lange All-Time vs. Massachusetts: 0-2

SAINT JOSEPH’S VS MASSACHUSETTS
• Saturday marks the 78th meeting between Saint Joseph’s and Massachusetts, with the Minutemen holding a 41-36 edge in the series.
• UMass has won the last three matchups , and four straight at home versus the Hawks.
• The Hawks enter Saturday with a 12-23 road record versus Massachusetts.
• Saint Joseph’s previous victory at Massachusetts, 75-54, came on February 24, 2016.

NEXT UP
The Hawks return home to host George Mason on Wednesday, February 16, at 7 pm

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