Men's Basketball Faces Tough Test Saturday Versus #22 Florida Southern

Southern New Hampshire (3-0)
vs.
#22 Florida Southern (2-0)
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 4 p.m.
Stan Spirou Field House - Manchester, N.H.

 

Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics
Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics

  

Series: Florida Southern leads, 3-0
Last Meeting: Florida Southern 74, SNHU 71 (12/30/17 at Lakeland, Fla.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last Time Out:
 SNHU 84, Saint Michael's 62 (11/17/18 at Manchester, N.H.)
Streak: Won 3
Leading Scorers:
#11 Daquaise Andrews, Sr., G – 3/3 G/GS, 19.7 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 6.0 APG, 2.3 SPG, .396%, .810 FT%
#10 Shawn Montague, Jr., G – 3/3 G/GS, 18.7 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 1.3 APG, 1.3 SPG, .657 FG%
#22 Eamonn Joyce, Jr., F – 3/3 G/GS, 14.3 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.0 APG, 2.0 BPG, .500 FG%, .455 3-FG%, .889 FT%
#4 Charlie Russo, Sr., G – 3/3 G/GS, 7.0 PPG, 1.3 APG, 1.000 FT% 

Notes: Southern New Hampshire began the season 3-0 for the third straight year Wednesday with an 84-62 win over Saint Michael's ... the Penmen used a 26-3 run in the opening half to take a one-point lead to a 37-13 advantage with just over six minutes to go ... SNHU would lead, 52-21 at the break and never looked back ... senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) flirted with the triple-double, as he finished with 15 points (6-15 FG, 3-3 FT), a career-high 10 assists and eight rebounds ... junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) also scored 15 points (7-8 FG, 1-2 FT) and gathered nine rebounds ... junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) posted 12 points (4-6 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 3-3 FT), five rebounds and matched his career best with four blocks, while freshman Justyn Lacy (Catskill, N.Y.) notched 10 points (4-5 FG, 2-2 3-FG) - all coming during that massive first-half run - three rebounds and two assists in nearly 12 minutes off the bench.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN
Last Time Out: Florida Southern 79, Delta State 74 (11/10/18 at Lakeland, Fla.)
Streak: Won 2
Leading Scorers:
#3 Jonathan Lawton, Sr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 22.0 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.5 SPG, .500 FG%, .643 3FG%, .714 FT%
#24 Kai Cleary, Fr., G – 2/0 G/GS, 12.0 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 2.0 APG, .429 FG%, .800 FT%
#11 Brett Hanson, Jr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 12.0 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 2.5 APG, 4.5 SPG, .440 FG%
#33 Jack Rauch, Jr., F – 2/2 G/GS, 8.5 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.5 APG, 4.5 SPG, 1.0 BPG, 1.000 FT%

Notes: Florida Southern, ranked 22nd on the National Association of Basketball Coaches Divison II Poll, started 2-0 with a 79-74 victory against Delta State last Saturday ... the Mocs built a 40-33 halftime advantage and held a 77-74 edge with 15 seconds left when senior Jonathan Lawton drilled a pair of free throws to seal it ... Lawton poured in a game-high 21 points (6-17 FG, 4-9 3-FG, 5-6 FT), while junior Brett Hanson added 15 points (7-14 FG, 1-3 FT), six boards, five steals and three helpers ... senior Slinky Jones posted 13 points (4-7 FG, 3-6 3-FG, 2-2 FT), with freshman Kai Cleary chipping in 12 points (3-9 FG, 2-5 3-FG, 4-4 FT) off the bench.