On Saturday, Fairleigh Dickinson travels to Charles L. Sewall Center to take on Robert Morris. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Knights lost to the Colonials 88-54 on Jan. 10 and are 0-8 against them over the last four years.
Robert Morris maintains first place in the NEC while Fairleigh Dickinson sits at 12th place. Fairleigh Dickinson is struggling, currently on a 12-game losing streak.
In spite of 21 points and 15 rebounds from Kinu Rochford, the Knights came up short 69-63 against St. Francis (PA) on Feb. 21. He contributes team-best marks with 14.4 points per game, 9.1 rebounds per game, and 1.4 blocks per game. In a 77-65 victory over Monmouth on Feb. 21, Lucky Jones put up 19 points and 7 rebounds for the Colonials. He is averaging 11.6 points and 6 rebounds per game.
StatSmack! Fairleigh Dickinson is better than Robert Morris
Fairleigh Dickinson has a stronger schedule than Robert Morris this season (SOS Rank: No. 265 vs. No. 270).
Kinu Rochford is ranked 10th in the NEC in points, 2nd in the NEC in rebounds, and 1st in the NEC in blocks.
The Fairleigh Dickinson scoring leader (Melquan Bolding, 381 points) has more points than the Robert Morris scoring leader (Karvel Anderson, 332 points).
Fairleigh Dickinson is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Fairleigh Dickinson is 200 lbs compared to 187 lbs for Robert Morris.