CWRU Men’s Basketball to Conclude Non-Conference Schedule at Oberlin

Case Western Reserve Athletic News

Jan 02, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team will wrap-up the non-conference portion of its 2017-18 schedule this week, when the team travels to Oberlin, Ohio on Wednesday, January 3rd to face Oberlin College.  Tip-off on Wednesday is slated for 6:00 p.m.Live CoverageWebcast: Stats: Spartans The Spartans will enter Wednesday’s game having won back-to-back games and four of their last five to improve to 5-5 overall, including a 2-1 record in road games.  Case Western Reserve recently hosted and won the team title at the Bill Sudeck Holiday Tournament, defeating Alfred University 91-85 and Wells College 106-56.  The Spartans have averaged 80.8 points per game on 43.0% shooting from the floor and 37.4% shooting from long range, while allowing 79.5 points per game.  Senior forward T.J. Duckett has led the team with 13.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game, while freshman guard Ignas Masiulionis (10.7 points per game) and sophomore forward Connor Nally (10.1 points per game) are averaging double figures this season.Head Coach Todd McGuinness is in his second season at CWRU.  He has a career record of 127-94 (.575 winning percentage), which includes a seven-year stint at Hartwick College, where his teams qualified for the NCAA Championships on four occasions.  McGuinness is assisted by Rudy Kirbus, Kelly Blair, Liz Hornberger, Evan Shang and Aleksandar Zivic.Oberlin YeomenOberlin stands at 6-5 overall on the season, including a 4-2 home ledger.  The Yeomen recently turned around a four-game losing streak with back-to-back victories at home against Chatham and Muskingum last weekend.  The team is averaging 72.3 points per game on 48.1% shooting overall (including 41.2% from three point range), and has allowed 72.0 points per contest.  Oberlin has been led by the trio of sophomore guard Joshua Friedkin (15.7 ppg), junior guard Eli Silverman-Lloyd (15.3 ppg) and sophomore forward Andre Campbell (12.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg) this year.The Yeomen are coached …

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