Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Take a look at what's going on with the Buff and Blue this week!

Basketball, Men
Basketball, Women
Track & Field, Men
Track & Field, Women

 

* NESCAC Contest

Men's Basketball

NICHOLS COLLEGE
Saturday, Dec. 14 @ 7 p.m.
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

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Records: Hamilton (7-1 overall) is coming off an 86-73 win against Johnson & Wales on Dec. 8 after suffering its first loss of the season the previous day at Purchase College. Nationally ranked No. 7 Nichols (6-1) also lost for the first time last week, a 96-89 decision at Lasell on Dec. 7. The Bisons travel to Gordon on Tuesday before arriving in Clinton on Saturday.

Last Meeting: The teams are meeting for the first time since the 1975-76 season when Hamilton inched out an 85-82 victory. 

Series: 1-0 (Hamilton)

Who to Watch: Eric Anderson '22 reached double-digit points in all three of Hamilton's contests last week, finishing the week with an 83.3 (15-18) field goal percentage and 85.7 (6-7) three-point percentage. He scored a career-high 14 points against Purchase and posted another 14 points the next day against Johnson & Wales.


Women's Basketball

UTICA COLLEGE
Monday, Dec. 9 @ 7 p.m.
Margaret Bundy Scott Field House

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Records: Hamilton (6-1 overall) won twice last week after dropping its first game of the season at Nazareth on Nov. 26. Utica (5-2) won two straight before falling 70-60 at SUNY Polytechnic on Dec. 4. 

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 59-43 last season.

Series: 30-11 (Hamilton)

Who to Watch: After averaging just 6.2 points per game through five games in November, Liz Arnold '22 is up to 12.5 points per game in the first two contests of December. At Hartwick last week, Arnold notched her first double-double of the season with a season-high 17 points and 10 rebounds, and at Houghton she totaled career-highs in assists (4) and blocks (2).

 

WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGE
Wednesday, Dec. 11 @ 7 p.m.
Geneva, N.Y.

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Records: William Smith (5-2) opened its Liberty League Conference schedule last weekend with wins over Skidmore and Bard. 

Last Meeting: The Herons won 75-63 in Clinton last season.

Series: 39-14 (William Smith)


Men's Track & Field

UTICA COLLEGE INVITATIONAL
Saturday, Dec. 14 @ 11 a.m.
Todd & Jen Hutton Sports & Recreation Center; Utica, N.Y.


Women's Track & Field

UTICA COLLEGE INVITATIONAL
Saturday, Dec. 14 @ 11 a.m.
Todd & Jen Hutton Sports & Recreation Center; Utica, N.Y.