Franklin Pierce men's basketball lost to Pace University, 93-80, with Pace outscoring Franklin Pierce 49-31 in the first half. Three Franklin Pierce starters finished in double figures. Sophomore guard Pierce Prendergast had 15 points, shooting 2 for 14 from the field, while Bryan Powell scored 40 points for Pace. Franklin Pierce shot 39% from the field, 36% from behind the arc, and 80% from the free-throw line, while Pace shot 52%, 33%, and 88% in the respective categories. Pace dominated with 54 points in the paint, 15 second-chance points, and 39 rebounds, while Franklin Pierce committed 20 turnovers.

By the Numbers
  • Franklin Pierce field goal percentage: 39%
  • Pace field goal percentage: 52%
  • Franklin Pierce three-point percentage: 36%
  • Pace three-point percentage: 33%
  • Franklin Pierce free-throw percentage: 80%
  • Pace free-throw percentage: 88%
  • Pace points in the paint: 54
  • Pace second-chance points: 15
  • Pace rebounds: 39
  • Franklin Pierce turnovers: 20
State of Play
  • Pace University defeated Franklin Pierce with a dominant first-half performance
  • Players had notable individual performances, but Pace's Bryan Powell was the standout with 40 points
  • Pace outperformed Franklin Pierce in field goal percentage, free-throw percentage, points in the paint, and rebounds
  • Franklin Pierce committed 20 turnovers
What's Next

The Franklin Pierce Ravens will play the Adelphi Panthers at The Fieldhouse in Rindge, New Hampshire on Tuesday, February 13, at 7:30 p.m.