Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Buff & Blue Weekly Preview

Take a look at what's going on with the Buff and Blue this week! This page will be updated through the current week and refreshed every Monday.

Men's Basketball
Men's Hockey

* NESCAC Contest

Men's Basketball

URSINUS COLLEGE
Friday, Dec. 28 @ 7 p.m.
Daytona Beach Ocean Center; Land of Magic Classic

Records: Hamilton -- ranked No. 4 in the most recent D3hoops.com top-25 poll -- is back in action for the first time since Dec. 8 when the Continenentals improved their overall record to 9-0 with a 98-67 win over Elmira College. Ursinus (5-4 overall) entered the break with a 70-62 win over Gettysburg College on Dec. 8 after falling 61-53 at No. 23 Swarthmore on Dec. 5

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 85-77 back during the 2012-13 season.

Series: 2-0 (Hamilton)

Who to Watch: Tim Doyle '19 is leading the team with a 59.2 field goal percentage and 4.1 assists per game while also contributing nine points per contest.

 

ITHACA COLLEGE
Saturday, Dec. 29 @ 8 p.m.
Daytona Beach Ocean Center; Land of Magic Classic

Records: Ithaca (3-3) is coming off an 82-73 win against Wells College on Dec. 4 and hosts No. 13 University of Rochester on Dec. 11.

Last Meeting: Hamilton won 88-80 on Jan. 19, 2016 at Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.

Series: 27-17 (Hamilton); The Continentals have won 23 out of the last 24 games against the Bombers.


Men's Hockey

SKIDMORE COLLEGE
Sunday, Dec. 30 @ 4 p.m.
Clinton Arena; Clinton, N.Y.

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Records: Hamilton (4-3-1 overall) split its NESCAC weekend before the break, defeating Middlebury on Dec. 7 before falling to Williams the following day. The Continentals have a 2-1 record in non-conference play this season. Skidmore (6-5-1) entered the break with back-to-back New England Hockey Conference wins at Johnson & Wales University and Suffolk University.

Last Meeting: Hamilton won both meetings last season by scores of 5-1 and 4-0.

Series: 17-5 (Hamilton); The Continentals have won seven straight against the Thoroughbreds.

Who to Watch: Nick Rutigliano '21 scored twice, including the game-winner with three seconds left in the third period, and added an assist at Middlebury. The goal's were the first of Rutigliano's collegiate career, a sophomore transfer from Division I Bentley University.

 

SKIDMORE COLLEGE
Saturday, Dec. 31 @ 4 p.m.
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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