GREENWOOD – The No. 15-ranked Lander women’s basketball officially opens the home portion of its 2017-18 regular season at Finis Horne Arena on Sat., Nov. 18, at 1:30 p.m. against Limestone.
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• Lander begins its 42nd season of women’s basketball and its 13th under the tutelage of head coach Kevin Pederson.
• The Bearcats are 4-0 in their last four home openers.
• Junior guard Chelsea Mitchell leads the Bearcats with 10.0 rebounds per game, while Johnson paces the team with 17.5 points per game.
• Limestone posted a 27-5 record last season, advancing to the Conference Carolinas tournament championship game and the NCAA Tournament. The Bearcats handed the Saints two of their five losses, defeating Limestone 81-72 in the regular season and 70-50 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
• Overall, Lander and Limestone have met 28 times, with the Bearcats holding a 19-9 advantage in the series.
• Lander is 51-20 in home games over the past five seasons.