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St. Francis looks to seep LIU Brooklyn

Posted at 6:30 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 06:30:03-05

Long Island-Brooklyn (11-13, 5-7) vs. St. Francis (NY) (14-11, 6-6)

Peter Aquilone Court, Brooklyn Heights, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Long Island-Brooklyn seeks revenge on St. Francis (NY) after dropping the first matchup in Brooklyn. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 21, when the Terriers outshot Long Island-Brooklyn 44.6 percent to 36.2 percent and hit eight more 3-pointers on their way to a 79-70 victory.

STEPPING UP: St. Francis (NY)'s Jalen Jordan has averaged 15.6 points while Glenn Sanabria has put up 12.2 points. For the Blackbirds, Raiquan Clark has averaged 20.6 points and seven rebounds while Ty Flowers has put up 13.5 points and 6.6 rebounds.

CLAMPING DOWN: The Terriers have allowed only 67.8 points per game to Northeast opponents thus far. That's an improvement from the 72.5 per game they allowed to non-conference opponents.

CREATING OFFENSE: Jashaun Agosto has accounted for 40 percent of all Long Island-Brooklyn field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has six field goals and 18 assists in those games.

PERFECT WHEN: St. Francis (NY) is a perfect 7-0 when the team records seven or more steals. The Terriers are 7-11 when they steal the ball fewer than seven times.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Blackbirds have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Terriers. St. Francis (NY) has 31 assists on 67 field goals (46.3 percent) across its previous three outings while Long Island-Brooklyn has assists on 44 of 60 field goals (73.3 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: St. Francis (NY) has committed a turnover on just 18.1 percent of its possessions this season, which is the lowest percentage among all NEC teams. The Terriers have turned the ball over only 12.6 times per game this season.

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