Fighting Saints men’s basketball preview: CSJ vs. Pine Manor, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m.

By: Justin Lemanski
Athletics Report

The Fighting Saints men will be squaring off against Pine Manor at home at1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.

Pine Manor is an NCAA Division III team currently sitting at 7-8 overall. Pine Manor is a team that can score, averaging 96.1 points per game. Their depth consists of 19 total players, 14 of which play at least 9 minutes per game. Their lineup has five players averaging more than 11 points per game, and they also love to shoot the 3-ball, as they currently average close to 28 3-point attempts per game.

CSJ will have to battle offensively with Pine Manor, but look for Kashean Alston to try and give the Saints an advantage on the boards. He has had at least 14 rebounds in two of his last four games. Pine Manor has a -7.8 rebound margin per game. If Alston can be active on the glass, it will give CSJ an edge.

The Saints will look to continue their winning streak to seven games and improve their home record to 6-1. Following this home game, the Saints will head to New York City on Sunday to match up against Berkeley-NYC.

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