Loyola seeks revenge on Lafayette

Posted at 3:45 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 15:45:44-05

Lafayette (8-16, 5-8) vs. Loyola (Md.) (9-17, 5-8)

Reitz Arena, Baltimore; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Loyola (Md.) seeks revenge on Lafayette after dropping the first matchup in Easton. The teams last played on Jan. 9, when the Leopards outshot Loyola (Md.) from the field 55.2 percent to 43.5 percent and made eight more 3-pointers on their way to the 85-70 victory.

LEADING THE WAY: The prolific Andrew Kostecka has averaged 21.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.5 steals to lead the way for the Greyhounds. Complementing Kostecka is Chuck Champion, who is maintaining an average of 11.5 points per game. The Leopards are led by Justin Jaworski, who is averaging 14.3 points.

CREATING OFFENSE: Kostecka has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all Loyola (Md.) field goals over the last three games. Kostecka has accounted for 34 field goals and 10 assists in those games.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Leopards have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Greyhounds. Loyola (Md.) has an assist on 41 of 88 field goals (46.6 percent) over its past three matchups while Lafayette has assists on 54 of 82 field goals (65.9 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Lafayette as a team has made 9.4 3-pointers per game this season, which is second-most among Patriot League teams. The Leopards have averaged 10.8 3-pointers per game over their last five games.


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