Lander hosts Wingate to open home schedule


GREENWOOD – The Lander men’s basketball team (1-1, 0-0 PBC) plays host to Wingate (2-2, 0-0 SAC) in the Bearcats’ first home game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Finis Horne Arena.

WATCH: Bearcat Broadcasting Network

LIVE STATS: Men’s Basketball

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GAME PROGRAM: vs. Wingate


  • The Bearcats earned their first win of the season in an 80-71 road victory over Anderson on Nov. 11.
  • Wingate dropped its last outing, falling to Fayetteville State 65-55 on the road on Saturday.
  • The Bulldogs earned the No. 8-seed in last year’s NCAA Southeast Regional, but returned just one starter. Wingate was picked fifth in the South Atlantic Conference.
  • Lander has won its last six games when holding opponents under 75 points.
  • Wingate was the last team to beat the Bearcats when scoring less than 75 points, defeating Lander 68-64 last season.
  • Sophomore guardNicklas Jonssonleads Lander with 21.0 points per game. The Copenhagen, Denmark, native set a career-high with 29 points against Anderson.
  • Junior guardRahu Purdietied his career-high with 27 points in the win over Anderson.
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