SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – The Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University men's basketball team begins their closing week of the regular season as they travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan for an 8:00 matchup with Concordia (Mich.) University on February 15.
NOTES OF INTEREST ON THE CARDINALS
Concordia enter this contest with an overall record of 9-19, 5-15 WHAC. They recently fell 94-72 to Aquinas (Mich.) College on February 11 in Ann Arbor. Jared McDaniel paced the Cardinals with 18 points, six rebounds and four assists. Jerald Booker added 12 points while Paul Zysk chipped in 10 points.
A trio of Cardinals pace Concordia this season. Connor Phee averages a team best 16.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game while Booker adds 14.6 points and Jalen Thompson contributes 12. Phee also leads the team in blocks per game with 0.67 and McDaniel posts a team best 4.81 assists per game and 1.08 steals.
The Cardinals rank 32nd in defensive rebounds per game (28.286), 40th in total rebound offense (1,064) and 50th in scoring defense per game (76.571). Jared McDaniel ranks 21st in assists per game (4.808) and 27th in total assists (125) while Connor Phee ranks 29th in field goal percentage (0.563).
NOTES OF INTEREST ON THE BLUE DEVILS
Lawrence Tech (3-23, 2-18 WHAC) is coming into this game recently falling 69-53 to Lourdes (Ohio) University on Saturday, Feb. 11 in Sylvania, Ohio. Derek Seidl, shooting 5-for-11 to finish with 15 points, led LTU. Seidl also added three rebounds and one assist. Erik Davenport followed him with 11 points and three assists while Payton DeWildt added 10 points, two steals and two assists. Lucas Vojak pulled down a game high 14 rebounds.
DeWildt leads LTU with 15.46 points per game, shooing 41.9% from the field. Vojak grabs a team high 7.69 rebounds a game while Travis Baker makes 0.96 steals and Jon Osantowski tallies a team best 0.83 blocks.
Lucas Vojak ranks number 21 in division II in defensive rebounds per game (6.385)
In the last meeting between LTU and the Cardinals on November 30 Concordia narrowly edged out the Blue Devils 63-59. Robbie Geoghegan paced Lawrence Tech with 14 points, two assists while Payton DeWildt, and Erik Davenport both added double-digits with 13 and 11 points. Lucas Vojak grabbed a team high 10 rebounds.
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