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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

SFPA preview/your predictions

Well, they had no game notes on their web site...here is their roster..SFPA (4-16, 1-8 NEC) 1-8 on the road..overall has lost 11 in a row. Sweetney is a very good freshman ..Enright is a Nebraska tranfer




No. Name (Ht., Wt., Yr.) Pos. PPG RPG APG SPG FG% 3FG% FT%
1 Devin Sweetney (6-6, 180, Fr.) G 13.7 7.2 1.9 1.1 .428 .189 .843
5 Chris Berry (6-4, 190, So.) G/F 11.3 5.7 1.7 1.0 .418 .333 .711
11 Marquis Ford (5-10, 175, So.) G 9.4 3.0 4.2 0.9 .400 .481 .593
15 Cale Nelson (5-10, 180, So.) G 8.3 1.8 3.8 0.6 .325 .321 .857
20 Chris McFarland (6-0, 180, Fr.) G 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.3 .333 .000 .600
21 J.R. Enright (6-10, 250, Sr.) F/C 13.1 5.5 0.4 0.5 .494 .600 .810
23 Bassirou Dieng (6-9, 215, So.) F 5.7 3.6 0.3 0.3 .461 .615 .610
30 Grant Surprenant (6-5, 180, So.) G 1.8 0.6 0.0 0.2 .346 .400 .600
33 Kyle Jackson (6-3, 175, So.) G 0.3 0.6 0.3 0.2 .000 .000 .750
34 Jelani Lawrence (6-6-225, Sr.) F 3.6 2.7 0.6 0.4 .500 .000 .724
35 Mislav Jukic (6-7, 220, Fr.) F 3.1 0.9 0.2 0.2 .625 .400 .529
40 Randy Spaid (6-8, 200, Fr.) F/C 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 .500 .500 .500
43 Steve Profeta (6-5, 180, So.) G 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.2 .154 .105 .500
45 Kurt Hoffman (6-5, 205, Fr.) F 0.9 1.3 0.2 0.2 .375 .667 .500

This from NEC web site..does not include Tuesday loss to RMU

Last Week: Mount St. Mary’s 67, Saint Francis (PA) 63; Sacred Heart 72, Saint Francis (PA) 64
This Week: vs. Robert Morris (Tuesday on FSN-Pittsburgh, FCS-Pacific, it lost); at Monmouth (Thursday); at Wagner (Saturday)


The Red Flash dropped a pair of tightly contested home games last week to Mount St. Mary’s (67-63) and Sacred Heart (72-64). Saint Francis has now lost ten straight games, including seven NEC games in a row...Six of the ten losses have been by ten or fewer points, and one came on a three-pointer at the buzzer...The streak is two shy of the school record of 12 straight losses set last year...Sophomore guard Marquis Ford (St. Petersburg, FL/St. Petersburg) led the Red Flash with 15.0 ppg last week and hit 7-12 (.583) from three-point range. He tied a career-high with three steals against Sacred Heart...Saint Francis attempted a season-high 29 three-point shots in the loss to Sacred Heart, hitting nine...Freshman guard Devin Sweetney (Washington, D.C./Riverdale Baptist) averaged 10.5 ppg, 8.0 rpg and 3.0 apg on the week. He sank 11-13 from the line and now ranks fourth in the NEC with an 84.3 percent success rate from the stripe. He also tops all NEC freshman with 13.3 ppg (10th in NEC) and 7.3 rpg (fifth in NEC)...Senior center J.R. Enright (Burke, NE/Burke) returned to the lineup on Thursday after missing two games tending to personal issues and contributed 14 points and six boards...Sophomore swingman Chris Berry (Seagoville, TX/Seagoville (Lon Morris CC)) paced the Red Flash with 18 points and pulled down seven boards against Sacred Heart. He was 4-6 from downtown...Senior forward Jelani Lawrence (Richmond, VA/Blue Ridge School (South Plains CC)) gave Saint Francis a big lift off the bench versus the Pioneers with nine points, ten boards and a pair of steals in 26 minutes of play...Enright is 15-29 (.517) from three-point land this season...Sophomore guard Cale Nelson (Newville, PA/Big Springs) is third in the conference in free throw percentage (.846) and eighth in assists (3.6 apg)...The Red Flash pace the conference and ranked 17th nationally in the latest NCAA report at 74.3 percent from the line...Ford has hit 55.6 percent of his three-point attempts (.556) in league play to rank second in the NEC


Well..if MU doesn't win this one, it is SOS time.

MU, 67-57...I think.

2 Comments:

Blogger Tony Graham said...

Wow..no comments on any of the last posts.

Has everyone just given up?

Gee..I didn't think my no trash talking edict would wipe away the entire blog population...but it still stands.

11:15 AM, January 25, 2007  
Anonymous MU Student said...

Having shiman back is huge. I agree with you TG, if this game slips away...this season is in the toilet.

12:11 PM, January 25, 2007  

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