Men's Basketball Preview: UChicago to face Emory and Rochester for second time

Men's Basketball Preview: UChicago to face Emory and Rochester for second time

CHICAGO – The No. 21-ranked University of Chicago men's basketball team looks to avenge its most recent losses when the Maroons travel to Emory University and University of Rochester this weekend.

#21 UChicago at Emory

  • DATE/TIME: Friday, February 5 at 8:00 PM (ET) – Atlanta, Ga.
  • LINKS: Live Stats / Live Video
  • SEASON RECORDS: UChicago 14-4 overall, 5-2 UAA / Emory 13-5 overall, 6-1 UAA
  • ALL-TIME SERIES: UChicago leads 36-22
  • LAST MEETING: Emory won 69-63 (2016)
  • UCHICAGO RECENT RESULTS: L 84-76 vs. Rochester (Jan. 31) / L 69-63 vs. Emory (Jan. 29)
  • EMORY RECENT RESULTS: W 82-73 at Washington-St. Louis (Jan. 31) / W 69-63 at UChicago (Jan. 29)
  • UCHICAGO NOTES: In its last game, UChicago lost its second in-a-row, falling 84-76 to Rochester. Alex Voss (Forward, Sr.) scored a career-high 25 points on 8-of-16 shooting and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds … Against Emory, Waller Perez (Forward, Jr.), Tyler Howard (Guard, So.), and Jordan Smith (Guard, Sr.) combined for 40 points to lead the scoring effort … Blaine Crawford (Forward, Jr.) scored 13 points in 17 minutes off the bench against Rochester – his second-highest points total of the season.
  • EMORY NOTES: Emory beat Washington University-St. Louis in its last game, 82-73, to take sole possession of the top spot in the UAA. Will Trawick (Forward, Sr.) scored 15 second-half points, 24 total, to help win it for the Eagles … Trawick has totaled 49 points in the Eagles' past two games, shooting  17-of-28 in that time (60.7 percent). On Monday, he was named UAA Co-Athlete of the Week … After its win over Case Western Reserve University on January 24, Emory moved to 65-8 in its last 73 home games (.890 winning percentage) … Whit Rapp (Guard, So.) ranks second in the UAA with 5.8 assists per game.

#21 UChicago at Rochester

  • DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7 at 11:00 AM (ET) – Rochester, N.Y.
  • LINKS: Live Stats / Live Video
  • SEASON RECORDS: UChicago 14-4 overall, 5-2 UAA / Rochester 12-6 overall, 5-2 UAA
  • ALL-TIME SERIES: Rochester leads 31-27
  • LAST MEETING: Rochester won 84-76 (2016)
  • ROCHESTER RECENT RESULTS: W 84-76 at UChicago (Jan. 31) / W 75-73 at Washington-St. Louis (Jan. 29)
  • ROCHESTER NOTES: In the Sunday win at UChicago, Mack Montague (Guard, Jr.) scored 30 points (6-of-11 from three) and picked up a game-high five steals. Sam Borst-Smith (Guard, Jr.) added 17 in the Yellowjackets' highest-scoring road game of the season … Montague earned UAA Co-Athlete of the Week on Monday … In five career games against UChicago, Borst-Smith has averaged 20.2 points per game on 44 percent shooting … Jared Seltzer (Forward, Sr.) leads the team in scoring (17.8 PPG) and rebounding (8.4 RPG) this season.