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Fast Five: Lions face Wilson College in Friday night road test

Fast Five: Lions face Wilson College in Friday night road test

Friday, Jan. 18 -- at Wilson College (Nelson Gymnasium), Chambersburg, Pa., 8 p.m.
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BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College men's basketball team (4-13, 2-3 CSAC) heads to Chambersburg to take on Wilson College (8-9, 4-1 CSAC) in a Colonial States Athletic Conference contest Friday night at 8 p.m.

  1. Bryn Athyn is one of the best 3-point shooting and defending teams in the CSAC. The Lions are second in the league with 134 made 3-pointers and a 3-point shooting percent of 32.0 percent. Opponents are shooting just 30.3 percent from behind the arc against the Lions, which is the lowest in the league. Larry Stevenson III leads the CSAC with 42 made 3-pointers and 2.5 made per game.
  2. Rahim Washington has feasted on CSAC competition through five games, averaging 19.2 points per game in conference play—nearly four points above his season average. Washington sits eighth in the CSAC with 15.4 points per game, just 0.2 behind Larry Stevenson III who is seventh at 15.6 points per game. Washington recorded his second career double-double in the Lions' last game against Centenary with 16 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. 
  3. The Lions are searching for their first win away from Asplundh Field House this season. In their last road game, Bryn Athyn scored the most points in a game away from home this season with 91 in a loss to Cairn. The Lions are averaging 68.0 points per game in the 10 road/neutral site games, 6.8 below their season average. Bryn Athyn's last road win came on Feb. 3, 2018 at Penn College.
  4. Wilson—who sits in second place in the CSAC—has the second-best rebounding margin in the league at +2.2 and is third in scoring with 77.2 points per game. Rashaan Bean leads Wilson in scoring
    with 16.9 points per game, which is third in the league. Bean is shooting 47.4 percent from the field to rank fifth in the conference.
  5. The all-time series between Bryn Athyn and Wilson is dead even with each team owning four victories have two of those wins at home. Last season, the teams split the season series with Bryn Athyn defeating Wilson on its home floor 80-76 on Dec. 1, 2017 and then Wilson returning the favor with a 98-80 win in Asplundh Field House on Jan. 31, 2018.