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Redhawks Set to Take on Tartans

Redhawks Set to Take on Tartans

PITTSBURGH, Pa.- La Roche men's basketball heads into the city to take on local D-III opponent, Carnegie Mellon, on Wednesday, December 4th beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Tartans home venue is the Skibo Gymnasium located at the corner of Frew and Tech St on CMU's campus.


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La Roche (1-4, AMCC: 1-0) News and Notes

  • LRU scored their most points in a single game since 2011 in a 113-84 victory over Penn St. Altoona at the Kerr on in their last game on November 26th at the Kerr
  • As a unit, La Roche was 41-72 (57%) from the field, 12-23 (52%) beyond the arc, and 19-26 (73%) at the free-throw line; all season bests
  • Seven Redhawks scored in double-digit figures in the contest
  • In his first game back from injury, Junior forward Tyler Frederick (Butler, PA/Butler) scored a game-high 22 points and reeled in a team-high 8 rebounds
  • The bench put up a season-high 41 points; in their first four games, they averaged 7.25 PPG
  • Over their last two contests, the Redhawks have shot 25-50 (50%) from 3-PT range. In their first three games, they shot 19-64 (30%)
  • La Roche has allowed their opponents to score 80+ points in four out of five games so far this season
  • Three Redhawks rank in the top six in the AMCC in scoring (Frederick: 20.7 PPG | 3rd, Kennedy Smith: 19.6 PPG | 4th, and Darius Lawerence 16.3 PPG | 6th)

Carnegie Mellon (3-2) News and Notes

  • CMU's men's basketball team is a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA)
  • After losing their first two games of the season by an average margin of 11.5 points, the Tartans have won three straight games by an average, narrow margin of 6 points
  • Most recently, CMU defeated Salisbury University, 71-70, in the DoubleTree Green Tree Invitational
  • Three Tartans are averaging 10+ points per game (Ethan Miller: 14.2, Trent Suddeth: 12.6, Daniel Weiss: 11.2)
  • As a unit, Carnegie Mellon is averaging 78.8 PPG while their opponents are averaging a slightly better 80.8 PPG
  • The Tartans are solid from 3-PT range, averaging seven 3-PT on 37% shooting from beyond the arc
  • Offensively, CMU averages a UAA best 19.0 assists per game and 48% shooting from the field (2nd in UAA)
  • On the glass, the Tartans average a conference worst 34.5 rebounds per game
  • Tony Wingen is in his 30th season as Head Coach of the Tartans

Series History

  • LRU is 6-3 against CMU dating back to the 2010-11 season
  • La Roche has won the last three contests by an average margin of 10 points
  • Last season, Frederick (11 points) and Austin Hannes (10 points) both finished in double-digit scoring figures in the 78-60 win over Carnegie Mellon
  • The last time the Tartans defeated the Redhawks was on January 4th, 2016, 81-54