Fairleigh Dickinson hosts Saint Francis (PA) after Cohen’s 22-point showing

Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash (8-11, 5-1 NEC) at Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (12-10, 5-2 NEC)

Teaneck, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Saint Francis (PA) visits the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights after Josh Cohen scored 22 points in Saint Francis (PA)’s 87-61 victory over the Saint Francis (BKN) Terriers.

The Knights have gone 6-3 in home games. Fairleigh Dickinson scores 78.2 points while outscoring opponents by 2.3 points per game.

The Red Flash are 5-1 against NEC opponents. Saint Francis (PA) has a 1-2 record in one-possession games.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Demetre Roberts is averaging 17.1 points, four assists and 1.5 steals for the Knights. Ansley Almonor is averaging 14.8 points over the past 10 games for Fairleigh Dickinson.

Cohen is shooting 61.5% and averaging 21.5 points for the Red Flash. Landon Moore is averaging 12.1 points over the last 10 games for Saint Francis (PA).

LAST 10 GAMES: Knights: 6-4, averaging 76.5 points, 32.6 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 8.8 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.7 points per game.

Red Flash: 6-4, averaging 74.2 points, 32.6 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 5.4 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.6 points.

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