Davidson-Duquesne Preview

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Davidson @ Duquesne, January 5, 2021

Davidson:

In games played at opposing arenas this season, Davidson is 1-0. They have a 5-4 overall record. Coming in at 188thin the country for scoring, Davidson’s mediocre offense puts in 72.4 points per game. Davidson’s defense is quite good, only giving up 66.4 points per game. They are 46.6% and 36.3% from the field and the three point line, respectively. Davidson makes 9.4 threes per game. From the free throw line, they are shooting 70.8%. Davidson defeats the opposition by an average of 14.8 points per win, but they fall short by 5.0 points per loss.

Hyunjung Lee spearheads Davidson’s scoring, collecting 17.4 points per game while shooting 56.0% from the field. Along with Lee, Kellan Grady helps offensively, scoring 16.7 PPG on 43.1% shooting. One more contributor is Carter Collins, who gives Davidson 14.2 PPG while shooting at a 51.3% clip. Collins also finds open teammates and amasses 3.7 assists per game. Luka Brajkovic leads Davidson on the glass grabbing 6.7 rebounds per game. Davidson’s defense is anchored by Grady, who has 0.9 steals per game and Brajkovic protecting the rim with 1.2 blocks per game.

Duquesne:

When defending their home court, Duquesne is 0-0 while they have accumulated a total record of 2-2 this season. Their middling 73.8 points per game have earned them the 156th rank in the nation. On the defensive end of the floor, Duquesne does fine, giving opposing teams 70.5 points per game. On the season Duquesne has scored on 44.8% of their attempts from the field. From beyond the arc they make 7.0 shots per game at a 31.5% clip. They also shoot 67.0% from the foul line. When Duquesne wins, they beat their opponents by an average of 12.5 points, but they are bested by 6.0 points in their losses.

Marcus Weathers leads the scoring for Duquesne with 15.8 points per game while shooting 55.3%. Tavian Dunn-Martin also chips in with 13.5 PPG on 40% shooting. Sincere Carry supports Weathers and Dunn-Martin, adding 9.5 PPG while shooting 35.5% from the field. Passing comes easily to Carry who records 4.8 assists per game. Weathers is an aggressive rebounder, and his 7.0 RPG show it in the stat sheet. Dunn-Martin leads Duquesne’s defense with 2.0 steals per game. Michael Hughes defends the basket, racking up 1.0 blocks per game.

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