February 4, 2014

CUA Hoops: Catholic v. Juniata (Men)

WASHINGTON – The CUA men's basketball team welcomes the Eagles of Juniata College to the DuFour Athletic Center on Wednesday, Feb. 5 for a 7:00 p.m. hardwood matchup.

Catholic Cardinals

        Head Coach: Steve Howes (10th Year)

        Location: Washington, D.C.

        Conference: Landmark Conference

        Record: 12-7 (6-2)

        Last Game: 2/1/14 vs. Merchant Marine, L 93-83

Team Leaders

        Points: 16.8 - Steve Limberiou (319)

        Rebounds: 6.6 - Corey Stanford (125)

        Assists: 5.9 - Bryson Fonville (113)

        Steals: 1.3 - Steve Limberiou (25)

        Blocks: 0.6 - Jared Prince (11)

        FG %: 49.3 - Riley Kirsch (34-69)

        3FG%: 46.8 - Kyle Phanord (36-77)

        FT%: 91.7 - Louis Khouri (33-36)

• In their last two losses against USMMA and Scranton, the Cardinals have given up 93 and 92 points, well above their average of 72.1 opponents' points per game

•  Catholic has commited just 159 (8.4 per game) turnovers this season, the fewest in the conference

• In his last two games, Corey Stanford is shooting 50% from the floor, while averaging 23.0 points per game and 7.0 rebounds

Juniata Eagles

        Head Coach:  Greg Curley (13th Year)

        Location: Huntingdon, Pa.

        Conference: Landmark Conference

        Record: 12-7 (3-5)

        Last Game:  2/1/14 at Scranton, L 63-54 

Team Leaders

        Points: 16.9 - Jeremy Hays (321)

        Rebounds: 7.0 - Lucas Mellott (133)

        Assists: 5.5 - Jeremy Hays (105)

        Steals: 2.2 - Jeremy Hays (41)

        Blocks: 0.3 - Dennis Fisher (5)

        FG %: 57.1 - Pat Cassidy (28-49)

        3FG%: 40.0 - Kevin Stapleton (30-75)

        FT%: 89.5 - Brian Scholly (34-38)

• Juniata is the top scoring defense in the Landmark, holding opponents to 67.1 points per game

• Lucas Mellott pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and ranks 6th in the conference

• Jeremy Hays hands out 5.5 helpers per game, he trails only Bryson Fonville in assists per game, who averages 5.9 assists per game

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