Kochera, William & Mary host Fairfield

Fairfield (6-3) vs. William & Mary (1-10)

Kaplan Arena, Williamsburg, Virginia; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Taj Benning and Fairfield will go up against Connor Kochera and William & Mary. The senior Benning is averaging 9.8 points over the last five games. Kochera, a sophomore, is averaging 12 points over the last five games.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Benning and Supreme Cook have led the Stags. Benning has averaged 11.3 points and 5.7 rebounds while Cook has put up 10.7 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. The Tribe have been led by sophomores Kochera and Ben Wight, who have combined to score 22.7 points per outing.TERRIFIC TAJ: Benning has connected on 31 percent of the 29 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 2 of 14 over the last five games. He’s also converted 68.2 percent of his free throws this season.

PERFECT WHEN: Fairfield is a perfect 5-0 when the team blocks at least four opposing shots. The Stags are 1-3 this season when they block fewer than four shots.

STREAK SCORING: Fairfield has scored 75.3 points per game and allowed 66.7 over its three-game road winning streak.

DID YOU KNOW: Fairfield is rated first among MAAC teams with an average of 77.8 points per game.


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