Lafayette faces Princeton

Princeton (7-3) vs. Lafayette (2-7)

Kirby Sports Center, Easton, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Princeton squares up against Lafayette in a non-conference matchup. Princeton got past Bucknell by 13 at home on Tuesday, while Lafayette fell to Delaware on the road on Wednesday, 68-58.

SUPER SENIORS: Princeton’s Ethan Wright, Jaelin Llewellyn and Drew Friberg have combined to score 45 percent of all Tigers points this season, though the trio’s output has slipped to 25 percent over the last five games.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Neal Quinn has either made or assisted on 45 percent of all Lafayette field goals over the last three games. The junior forward has accounted for 19 field goals and 17 assists in those games.

SLIPPING AT 68: Lafayette is 0-7 this year when it allows 68 points or more and 2-0 when holding opponents to fewer than 68.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: Princeton is a perfect 5-0 when it turns the ball over nine times or fewer. The Tigers are 2-3 when they record more than nine turnovers. The Lafayette defense has forced 10 turnovers per game overall this year and 10.2 per game over its last five.

DID YOU KNOW: The Princeton offense has recorded a turnover on only 15 percent of its possessions, which is the 25th-lowest rate in the nation. The Lafayette defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 14.3 percent of all possessions (ranked 350th among Division I teams).

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