Mt. St. Joseph trip next for MU

Mt. St. Joseph trip next for MU

Manchester University takes to the road for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with a visit to the College of Mt. St. Joseph of Ohio Saturday, Feb. 15.

Game specifics: Tipoff time is 5 p.m. at MSJ's Harrington Center … Live audio, statistics is available at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics.

Spartan Shorts: Manchester University brings a 5-17 overall and 4-11 Heartland Collegiate Athletic record into the game … Junior forward Jon Thompson (Rushville, Ind.) and sophomore guard Brady Dolezal (Tipton, Ind.) continue their torrid play. Thompson, with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds at Anderson University Feb. 12 included, has reeled off double figures in nine of his 12 games this season. Dolezal, who tallied 19 at AU, has run off 10 consecutive contests of double-figure scoring … Freshman guard Blake Brouwer (Elkhart, Ind.) is just outside of the league's top 15 in three-point field goal accuracy. His 37 percent rate is No. 16. Sophomore forward Jarod Schrock (Logansport, Ind.) is among the top five in blocked shots (T-5th - .9 pg), and junior guard Grant Newlin's (Muncie, Ind.) 1.1 steals per game are in the top 15 (T-13th) with his average of two assists a contest ranking No. 20 …. The series has been fairly even over the last nine seasons with the Black and Gold holding a slight 10-9 edge. Season splits have happened in six of the last nine years.

Defiance Series: It's the second edition of the regular season series between Manchester University and Defiance College of Ohio Wednesday, Feb. 19. The men's clash is set at DC's Karl Weaner Center with a 7:30 p.m. start.

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