Davidson-La Salle Preview

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Davidson @ La Salle, January 16, 2021

Davidson:

In games played at opposing arenas this season, Davidson is 2-0. They have a 7-5 overall record. Davidson’s offense scores 72.6 PPG. This ranks their scoring in the middle of the pack at 172nd in the country. Their stifling defense only allows 66.8 points per game. This team shoots 46.5% from the field and 68.3% from the free throw line. Additionally, Davidson makes 9.6 threes per game on 36.5% shooting. Their average win margin for the season is 14.4 points and their average loss margin is 6.2 points.

Davidson is led offensively by Kellan Grady, who scores 17.6 points per game on 45.6% shooting. Hyunjung Lee adds a heavy scoring load with 15.3 PPG while shooting 53.1%. Davidson further receives help from Carter Collins, who shoots 49.5% from the field and averages 13.3 PPG. Collins also finds open teammates and amasses 3.4 assists per game. Luka Brajkovic leads Davidson on the glass grabbing 6.8 rebounds per game. Not just an offensive threat, Collins’s fast hands create havoc on the defensive end as he gathers 0.8 steals per game. Brajkovic carries a lot of presence near the basket, blocking 1.2 shots per game.

La Salle:

When defending their home court, La Salle is 3-1 while they have accumulated a total record of 5-7 this season. They are ranked 296th in the nation with a underwhelming 65.5 points per game. La Salle’s defense treads water, allowing 68.5 points per game. On the season La Salle has scored on 42.7% of their attempts from the field. From beyond the arc they make 8.5 shots per game at a 36.7% clip. They also shoot 65.2% from the foul line. In victory, La Salle puts up 15.4 more points than their opponents, but in losses they put up 16.1 fewer points.

La Salle’s leading scorer is Jack Clark, who pours in 9.3 points per game on 37.6% shooting. Sherif Kenney contributes 8.7 PPG while shooting 39%. Giving the team 8.5 points and shooting at an 40.7% clip, David Beatty complements Clark and Kenney nicely as a third option. Passing comes easily to Jhamir Brickus who records 3.5 assists per game. Clark contributes on the boards as well, collecting 5.6 rebounds per game. A nuisance for opposing offenses, Brickus’s 1.8 steals per game help La Salle win the ball back. Clifton Moore is a force to be reckoned with in the paint, blocking 1.6 shots per game.

Davidson LaSalle 01-16-21 preview

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