Men's Hoops Hosts Loyola Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Feb. 11, 2014
Lafayette looks to bounce back from a disappointing road loss at Boston when it hosts Loyola on Wednesday at 5 p.m. The Greyhounds captured victory in the first meeting of the season between the two sides, a 77-63 decision in Baltimore, Md. Loyola erased a two-point halftime deficit behind Dylon Cormier’s 25-point night. Cormier is out of the lineup with a left hand injury.
Seth Hinrichs needs 12 points to become the 39th member of Lafayette’s 1,000 point club.
Nick Lindner has a total of six turnovers in Lafayette’s six victories this season. Lindner is averaging 2.6 turnovers per game on the year.
Seth Hinrichs has averaged 18.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in Lafayette’s last two games. Hinrichs missed the first meeting with Loyola due to a left knee injury. Hinrichs is averaging 12.0 points per game since returning to the court.
Lafayette is 1-5 in Patriot League contests played at Kirby Sports Center, while Loyola is winless (0-6) in conference games outside of Baltimore.
Lafayette is tied for 13th in the country in three-point shooting percentage at 39.9 percent. Duke is the national leader at 42.0 percent.
Joey Ptasinski and Seth Hinrichs are climbing the all-time list for three-point field goals. Ptasinski is alone in ninth all-time with 157 career threes, while Hinrichs is 12th at 145 treys. Bryce Scott recently cracked the top 25 with 79 career threes.
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