Ga. Southern faces Fordham

Georgia Southern (7-4) vs. Fordham (7-5)

Rose Hill Gym, New York; Wednesday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern faces Fordham in a non-conference matchup. Georgia Southern blew out Covenant by 34 at home on Saturday. Fordham lost 72-66 to Miami on Dec. 12.

TEAM LEADERS: Seniors Elijah McCadden and Andrei Savrasov have led the Eagles. McCadden has averaged 12.1 points and 4.6 rebounds while Savrasov has recorded 11.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. The Rams have been led by Chuba Ohams and Antonio Daye Jr., who are scoring 14.5 and 17.6 per game, respectively.EFFICIENT ELIJAH: Across 10 appearances this season, Georgia Southern’s McCadden has shot 57.8 percent.

ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Rams have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Eagles. Fordham has 37 assists on 72 field goals (51.4 percent) over its previous three outings while Georgia Southern has assists on 36 of 78 field goals (46.2 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Fordham is rated first in the A10 with an average of 71.8 possessions per game. The uptempo Rams have raised that total to 73.9 possessions per game over their last five games.


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