Colgate squares off against Siena
Siena (2-3) vs. Colgate (4-3)
Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Siena takes on Colgate in a non-conference matchup. Siena fell 100-89 in overtime at Yale on Nov. 11. Colgate is coming off a 99-81 win in Green Bay over Green Bay on Tuesday.
LEADING THE CHARGE: Jalen Pickett and Manny Camper have led the Saints. Pickett has averaged 16 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.6 assists while Camper has put up 13.4 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. The Raiders have been led by Rapolas Ivanauskas and Jordan Burns. Ivanauskas has averaged 14 points and 7.7 rebounds while J. Burns has put up 15.9 points and four assists per game.
CREATING OFFENSE: Pickett has either made or assisted on 41 percent of all Siena field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 14 field goals and 17 assists in those games.
COLD SPELL: Siena has lost its last three road games, scoring 69.3 points, while allowing 80 per game.
ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Raiders have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Saints. Colgate has an assist on 61 of 94 field goals (64.9 percent) over its previous three outings while Siena has assists on 36 of 76 field goals (47.4 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Colgate as a team has made 11.4 3-pointers per game this season, which is sixth-best among Division I teams. The Raiders have averaged 14.3 3-pointers per game over their last three games.