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Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College men's basketball team enters the week at 14-8 after a 78-75, overtime loss to No. 9 ranked Tufts on Friday, and a 83-66 victory over Bates on Senior Day, Saturday. The Bantams close out the regular season this weekend with back-to-back New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) games, at Hamilton on Friday and at Middlebury on Saturday.

Trinity (14-8) at Hamilton (15-6)
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Scott Field House
Clinton, New York
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Trinity (14-8) at Middlebury (18-3)
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at 3 p.m.
Pepin Gymnasium
Middlebury, Vermont
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Game Notes:
- Trinity ranks first in the NESCAC in steals, averaging 9.2 per contest. The Bantams are also second in the league in rebounding margin, averaging 6.8 more rebounds per game than their opponents while yielding the fewest amount of points (64.7).

- Senior co-captain Chris Turnbull ranks fourth in the conference in three-point shooting, hitting 42.7% of his shots from beyond the arc. Turnbull had 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting last week against Bates and is second on the team in scoring this season (10.8 ppg).

- Senior co-captain Ed Ogundeko continues to dominate after averaging 23 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks in the team's pair of games last week. His 21 boards against Tufts marks the third time this season he has eclipsed 20 rebounds in a game. He ranks fourth in the conference in scoring (17.6 ppg), first in rebounding (11.2 rpg, 18th in nation) and second in field goal percentage (.578).

- Senior guard Langdon Neal leads the NESCAC lead with 2.7 steals per game (16th in nation) and is eighth in assists (3.6 per game). Neal is also averaging 7.6 points per game on 40% shooting from the field.

- Junior Eric Gendron had a big week for Trinity, scoring a career-high 25 points against Tufts on Saturday thanks to a 8-for-14 shooting performance. Against the Jumbos, Gendron also added four assists and three steals. Gendron chipped in 12 points off the bench for the Bantams in their win against Bates, connecting on 7-of-8 shots from the charity stripe and adding three assists and a steal as well. He is currently third on the team in scoring (10.2 ppg) and ranks sixth in the NESCAC in three-point shooting (.417).