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BC-BKC--NCAA Capsules-South

March 18, 2019
Colgate

Hamilton, N.Y., 24-10.

Nickname: Raiders. Coach: Matt Langel.

Conference: Patriot League. Bid: Automatic.

Region: South. Seed: No. 15.

Tournament History: 0-2 in 2 appearances.

Last appearance: 1996, lost to UConn in the first round.

Season Stats:

Team Scoring: 75.8 points per game, 48.0 fg pct, 38.8 3-pt pct, 74.1 ft pct.

Top Scorers: Rapolas Ivanauskas 16.4; Jordan Burns 15.8; Will Rayman 13.1.

Rebounds: Ivanauskas 7.9; Rayman 6.5; Avg team margin (plus-4.0).

Assist/Turnover Ratio (1.20): Burns (5.8/3.0), 167 assists.

Last 10 Games: 10-0.

Best Win: 75-64 at home to Bucknell on Feb. 19.

Worst Loss: 72-79 at Loyola-Maryland on Jan. 26.

The Skinny: The Raiders are riding a school-record 11-game winning streak into their first tournament since 1996, thanks on 35 points from Jordan Burns in a 94-80 win over Bucknell in the Patriot League title game. In their two appearances, both in consecutive years, Colgate was a 16-seed. In 96 the team was led by future first-round NBA draft pick Adonal Foyle. The only postseason appearance since then was the CBI last year.