Statesmen host Tartans Saturday


GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College basketball team will host Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, Dec. 8 in a non-conference contest in Bristol Gymnasium. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. While admission to Hobart regular season games is free, the Statesmen invite fans to donate non-perishable food items for the Geneva Center of Concern's food pantry. For several seasons, Hobart has hosted an annual food drive during a conference weekend, but this season, the Statesmen are collecting donations at every home game. Fans who can't make it to Bristol Gym can follow the action online with All-Access Video and Live Stats. The game will be broadcast live on WHWS-FM (105.7). Hobart improved to 3-4 with a 79-75 win over Brockport on Tuesday. Juniors Tucker Lescoe and Edens Fleurizard led the way. Lescoe made a season-high six 3-pointers, recording a game-high 23 points, a career-high seven rebounds, and a career-high six assists. Fleurizard notched his second career double-double on 17 points and a game-high 14 rebounds, both career highs. Through seven games, senior Colin Dougherty leads the Statesmen in scoring (17.4 ppg), assists (2.4 apg) and steals (1.3 spg). Lescoe contributes 14.1 ppg and 2.4 apg. Fleurizard is Hobart's top rebounder at 7.4 rpg while adding 8.6 ppg. Carnegie Mellon aims to rebound from a 78-60 loss at La Roche on Monday. The Tartans are 2-6 overall with wins over Frostburg State (78-60) and Bethany (69-60). Zach Howarth leads the team in scoring (17.7 ppg), 3-pointers made (13) and assists (22). Seth Henry averages a team best 9.6 rpg and is second in scoring (16.4 ppg). He's 28th in the nation in offensive rebounds per game (3.86) and 39th in double-doubles with three.

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