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Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

Men's Basketball Weekly Preview

This Week: The Trinity College men’s basketball program climbed back over .500 last week with two wins at the A.J. Buchanan Classic, taking the tournament crown and seeing junior Donald Jorden (Tampa, Fla.) earn MVP honors. This week, the program will play host to two non-league teams, taking on Elms College Tuesday night and returning after Thanksgiving break to host Nichols College December 1.

 

Tuesday Matchup:

Trinity (3-2) vs. Elms (2-4)

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 7 PM

Oosting Gymnasium — Hartford, Conn.

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Elms Series History: Dating back to 2001-02, the Bantams are 9-1 all-time against Elms.

Recent History: Last season, Trinity won handily on the road, 82-55.

 

Saturday Matchup:

Trinity (3-2) vs. #6 Nichols (4-0)

Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2 PM

Oosting Gymnasium — Hartford, Conn.

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Nichols Series History: Dating back to 1983-84, Trinity holds a 7-2 overall record against Nichols.

Recent History: The Bison handed Trinity its first loss of the season in 2018-19, falling 84-67 on the road.

 

 

Notes and Numbers:

  • Trinity’s starting five all overage between 9.8-126 points per game this season; every player but two has already scored this year.
  • Junior Donald Jorden leads the team, averaging 12.6 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game. He earned the AJ Buchanan Classic MVP award aver scoring a game-high 21 and chipping in 14 boards in its win over Manhattanville last Saturday.
  • Through five games, the Bantams are outscoring its opponents 78-69 on average.