Lehigh squares off against St. Francis

St. Francis (Pa.) (1-3) vs. Lehigh (1-5)

Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: St. Francis (Pa.) and Lehigh look to bounce back from losses. Each team is coming off of a tough road loss in their last game. Lehigh lost 61-43 to Virginia on Friday, while St. Francis (Pa.) fell 93-80 at Cornell on Wednesday.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The Red Flash are led by Ronell Giles Jr. and Mark Flagg. Giles is averaging 12.3 points and 4.3 rebounds while Flagg is putting up nine points and 8.3 rebounds per game. The Mountain Hawks have been led by Jeameril Wilson and Evan Taylor, who have combined to score 22 points per contest.GIFTED GILES JR.: Giles has connected on 40 percent of the 10 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 4 of 10 over the last three games. He’s also made 64.3 percent of his foul shots this season.

COLD SPELL: St. Francis (Pa.) has lost its last three road games, scoring 69 points, while allowing 84.3 per game.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Red Flash have recently converted buckets via assists more often than the Mountain Hawks. Lehigh has an assist on 32 of 64 field goals (50 percent) across its past three outings while St. Francis (Pa.) has assists on 45 of 86 field goals (52.3 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: St. Francis (Pa.) is ranked second among NEC teams with an average of 76.8 points per game.


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