With two regulars still out of the lineup, the Freshman basketball team will encounter a strong quintet from Worcester Academy at 3 o'clock this afternoon in the Freshman Athletic Building. Combs will not be back at right guard for at least a week, while J. A. Reed, who has been out of the line-up for the past two weeks, will not be risked in today's game although he practised yesterday.
Worcester Academy's record thus far includes a 28-19 victory over the Springfield 1926 team, while the Freshmen were defeated by this same quintet 31-26. However, the Crimson's improvement has been so marked since that game that the result of today's clash is likely to be a toss-up.
Captain O'Connell is the star of the visitors and will shoot the fouls.