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Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College men's basketball team defeated Colby, 65-56, and Bowdoin, 71-53, last week to improve to 12-6 overall and 4-1 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESAC) play, moving into second place in the league. This week, Trinity travels to Vassar on Tuesday night before a Saturday showdown at No. 14-ranked Amherst.

Match-ups:
Trinity (12-6) at Vassar (5-11)
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Vassar Athletic Center
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Trinity (12-6) at Amherst (12-4)
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at 3 p.m.
LeFrak Gymnasium
Amherst, Massachusetts
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Game Notes:
- Trinity ranks first in the NESCAC in steals, averaging 9.3 per contest. The Bantams are also second in the league in rebounding margin, averaging 8.2 more rebounds per game than their opponents while yielding the fewest amount of points (64.2).

- Senior co-captain Chris Turnbull ranks second in the conference in three-point shooting, hitting 44.2% of his shots from beyond the arc. Turnbull had 13 points and five rebounds against Colby last week and is second on the team in scoring this season (11.1 ppg).

- For the second time in three weeks, senior co-captain Ed Ogundeko was named NESCAC Player of the Week. The senior led the Bantams to a weekend sweep of NESCAC opponents at home, averaging 17.0 points, 13.5 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks and finished the weekend shooting 65.2 percent from the field. He ranks fourth in the conference in scoring (17.3 ppg), first in rebounding (10.9 rpg) and second in field goal percentage (.604).

- Senior guard Langdon Neal leads the NESCAC lead with 2.6 steals per game and is 10th in assists (3.4 per game). Neal is also averaging 6.9 points per game on 41% shooting from the field.

- Junior Eric Gendron averaged 16.5 points per game last week on 12-for-19 shooting from the floor. He is currently tied for third on the team in scoring (9.4 ppg) and seventh in the NESCAC in three-point shooting (41.2%).

Bantam rookie Christian Porydzy was efficient off the bench against Bowdoin, scoring a career-high nine points on 3-for-3 shooting from beyond the arc.