Game Notes: Tigers Try for Three Straight Heading to Bridgewater
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Last Time Out for the Tigers
• Hampden-Sydney won its second consecutive game while improving to 11-3 overall and 5-1 in ODAC play with a 90-67 win over Lynchburg College.
• Harrison George was two rebounds shy of a double-double with 28 points and eight rebounds.
• Khobi Williamson was a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor while scoring 17 points to go with eight boards
• Freshman Greg Lewis poured in a career-high 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting in 19 minutes.
• Tucker Lucas and Austin Chillemi were the only two Hornets to score in double figures, each scoring 16 points; Chillemi added 10 rebounds.
• Hampden-Sydney shot 52.2% from the floor (35-of-67) and 28.6% (6-of-21) from beyond the arc.
• The Hornets shot 34.3% (24-of-70) from the floor and 24.0% (6-of-25) from three.
Last Time Out for the Eagles
• Bridgewater fell victim 97-76 to the hot shooting of the Guilford Quakers.
• The Quakers outscored Bridgewater 54-38 in the first half and cruised to the victory while connecting on 16 of their 30 three point attempts (53.3%).
• The Eagles saw four players score in double figures, including a team-high 21 points and eight rebounds from Ed Reddick off the bench. Reddick was a perfect 8-of-8 from the floor.
• Cody Griffith and Aaron Adams scored 14 and 13 points, respectively while Ronnie Thomas added 11 on just 2-of-10 shooting.
• Josh Pittman carried the Quakers with 26 points on 8-of-15 shooting and 7-of-10 accuracy from beyond the arc.
• Also for Guilford, Will Freeman and Matt McCarthy each scored 15 points, and Gabriel Lowder added 14.
• The Eagles were 27-of-63 from the floor (42.9%), 7-of-27 from three (25.9%) and 15-of-18 from the foul line (83.3%).
The Last Time These Two Met
• The Tigers took a 71-50 decision in Fleet Gymnasium on February 2, 2011.
• Randall Ward led all scorers with 16 points while going 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-5 from beyond the arc. He also added a career-high six rebounds.
• Harrison George posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.
• Colin O'Neill and Ru White added 8 and 7 points, respectively.
• Not one Bridgewater player reached double digit scoring as the Eagles were led by Daniel McClain and Cody Griffith who each scored nine points off the bench.
• Kyle Hammond was the top scorer from the starting five with five points; Bridgewater's five starters combined to score 17 points.
• The Tigers were 29-of-64 (45.3%) from the floor while the Eagles were 21-of-70 (30.0%).
Looking at Bridgewater
• Currently on an eight game losing streak that started on December 10th with a 103-65 loss to Bluefield College.
• The Eagles' last win came 79-70 on December 9th over Johnson and Wales, and their ODAC win came 71-54 over Guilford.
• Cody Griffith leads the team in scoring, averaging 13.2 points-per-game.
• Aaron Adams and Ronnie Thomas are also scoring 11.0 points- and 10.3 points-per-game.
• Thomas, who notched a triple-double of 17 points, 22 rebounds, and 10 assists against Lynchburg, also leads the team in rebounding (5.5 rpg), assists (4.5 apg) and steals (1.6).
Williamson Won't Miss
• This season, sophomore Khobi Williamson has been one of the most consistent shooters on a hot shooting team, connecting on an ODAC-leading 69.2% of his field goal attempts.
• The second year player has upped his scoring by 8.4 points from his rookie campaign.
• In the Tigers' last game, Williamson was a perfect 7-of-7 from the field while pouring in 17 points.
• As he made his last two field goals against Roanoke College, the Norfolk native is riding a streak of nine consecutive field goals made.
Leaders of the Pack
• Through January 8, Hampden-Sydney is the top team in the nation in field goal percentage, connecting on 53.1% of its attempts.
• The Tigers' hot shooting has led to a 89.6 point-per-game average which is seventh nationally (No. 1 Grinnell - 119.3 ppg).
The Numbers Game
• Harrison George stands at 1,171 career points and is the 26th best scorer in program history.
• Ben Jessee is 39th on the Tigers' top scoring list with 1,020 points.
• Under Vick, Hampden-Sydney is 29-1 when scoring at least 81 points.
• The Tigers have scored 100 points 3 times this year.
• Hampden-Sydney is 1st in the nation in field goal percentage at 53.1% accuracy.
• Junior Randall Ward hit a career-high 7 three pointers against Methodist.
• Harrison George has scored at least 20 points 28 times and posted 16 double-doubles.
• Khobi Williamson has made 28 of his 36 field goal attempts in the last five games and has hit his last 9 shots..
• The Tigers hit the 12 win mark at home last year. It was the 18th time the Tigers won at least 10 games in a season at Fleet.