Following a 20-point victory against Savannah State, Robert Morris will hit the road for the first time this season with a 7 p.m. game against Lafayette (0-1).
Here are some notables heading into the matchup:
Series history: Robert Morris leads 2-0.
Last meeting: Robert Morris won, 83-70, on Dec. 17, 2008.
Projected starting lineup:
G Anthony Myers-Pate: 5 ppg, 6 apg, 4 rpg, 16.7 FG percentage
G Karvel Anderson: 21 ppg, 6 rpg, 58.3 FG percentage, 62.5 3-point percentage
F Lucky Jones: 9 ppg, 3 rpg, 20 FG percentage
F Aaron Tate: 5 ppg, 1 rpg, 1 bpg, 50 FG percentage
C Mike McFadden: 12 ppg, 9 rpg, 52.9 FG percentage
What Lafayette does well: There's only one game on which to base all of this off of, a 75-59 loss to Villanova last Friday. In that game, they shot well from 3-point range, making 45.8 percent of their attempts and they were equally good at guarding it, forcing Villanova to go 16.7 percent from deep. Their scoring in that game was pretty balanced as three players -- guards Seth Hinrichs, Joey Ptasinski and Bryce Scott -- had double-digit scoring outputs.
What Lafayette does poorly: To start, they're not great down low. Villanova's not a particularly good rebounding team and it still managed to outrebound the Leopards, 41-32. Defense is also a point of concern as Lafayette was 249th among Division I teams in adjusted defensive efficiency last season with a team that's very similar to the current one.
-- Robert Morris is 6-0 when Karvel Anderson scores at least 20 points and are 4-0 when he makes at least five 3-pointers. He did both of those against Savannah State.
-- In the loss to Villanova, 55.1 percent of Lafayette's points came from 3-point range, temporarily ranking them first in Division I in that category. Last season, 35.4 percent of the Leopards' points came from beyond the arc, the 24th-highest mark in DI.
-- The game will mark a homecoming of sorts for Andy Toole, whose first assistant coaching gig came at Lafayette under current coach Fran O'Hanlon.
KenPom prediction: Lafayette 70, Robert Morris 68.