Men’s Basketball Welcomes Jefferson Saturday

Men’s Basketball Welcomes Jefferson Saturday

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York men's basketball team concludes its home slate on Saturday, Feb. 16 with a 3 p.m. contest against Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) South-Division leader and regionally-ranked Jefferson University.

Match Information: Jefferson
Date: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.
Location: 
Bronxville, N.Y. | Meyer Athletic Center
All-Time Series: Jefferson leads 36-3
Last Time: Jefferson, 96-85 (Jan. 21, 2018)
Media Coverage: 
Live Stats | Live Video

About the Clippers
Concordia (9-14, 6-8 CACC) hosts its second-straight divisional leader after falling against Dominican College (N.Y.) 92-83 on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Clippers average 75.1 points on a .413 field goal percentage with 39.5 rebounds, 13.6 assists, 7.3 steals and 2.7 blocks.

Redshirt senior guard Cedrick McFadden (Washington, D.C.) leads a trio of Clippers that average double-digit scoring with 15.8 points to go with a 4.7 assist per game rate that sits sixth in the league and a 2.1 assist/turnover ratio that places fourth amongst CACC student-athletes that average 20.0 minutes or more per game. Sophomore forward Alex White Jr. (Middletown, Conn.) ranks amongst the best in the league with 7.9 rebounds and 1.5 blocks, placing sixth and fifth respectively, while senior guard Michael Demello (White Plains, N.Y.) and sophomore guard Jared Young (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) both record 1.2 steals. Senior forward Stephen Milhaven (Port Washington, N.Y.) and sophomore guard Baron Goodridge (Bronx, N.Y) chip in 11.7 and 10.4 points.

About the Rams
Jefferson (17-6, 12-2 CACC), the fifth-ranked team in the most recent D2SIDA East Region Media Poll, travels to Bronxville undefeated in 2019 and riding a 12-game winning streak, most recently defeating Goldey-Beacom College 85-69 on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Rams boast one of the top defenses in the league, holding opponents to a CACC-low 69.4 points while averaging 76.4 points on a conference-leading .486 clip with 33.4 rebounds, 13.3 assists, 5.2 steals and 3.1 blocks.

Five members of the Jefferson squad average double-digit points, led by DeVaughn Mallory whose 17.2 rate ranks ninth in the conference on top of 9.4 rebounds that places second. Kylan Guerra dishes out a conference-leading 5.9 assists with a CACC-best 2.9 assist/turnover ratio to go with 14.6 points and a team-high 1.4 steals while Josh Brandanese boasts 1.0 blocks that ranks eighth in the conference and 11.6 points. Deondre Bourne and Prince Hickson contributing 12.2 and 10.2 points.

Up Next
The men's basketball team embarks on a season-ending four-game road swing, starting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 with a 7:30 p.m. CACC bout at Nyack College.

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