Game Notes: Tigers Return Home to Host Washington & Lee
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Preview: Hampden-Sydney (12-3, 6-1 ODAC) vs. Washington & Lee (9-6, 3-4 ODAC)
Wednesday, January 18 at 7:00 pm
Last Time Out for the Tigers
• Hampden-Sydney won its third consecutive game while improving to 12-3 overall and 6-1 in ODAC play with an 82-69 win over Bridgewater College.
• Harrison George and Sasha Obradovic led the Tigers with 14 points each.
• Freshman Cam Anderson was solid for the Tigers, scoring 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting while Khobi Williamson scored 11 points.
• Ru White added six points and a team-high eight rebounds.
• Bridgewater's Aaron Adams led all scorers with 16 points while Ronnie Thomas posted a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds.
• Cody Griffith and Ed Reddick also scored in double figures for Bridgewater with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
• Hampden-Sydney shot 49.2% from the floor (29-of-59) and 40.0% (6-of-15) from beyond the arc.
• The Eagles shot 35.8% (24-of-67) from the floor and 28.6% (6-of-21) from three.
Last Time Out for the Generals
• Washington & Lee fell to 9-6 overall and 3-4 in the ODAC with an 88-63 loss to Lynchburg .
• The Generals did not score their first field goal until eight and a half minutes into the half as Lynchburg started the game on a 24-2 run.
• J.D. Ey was the only player for Washington & Lee to score more than nine points, scoring 12 to go with six rebounds and four assists.
• Kevin Gill scored nine points off the bench, and Larry Whitaker added eight points and six boards.
• Austin Chillemi and Brandan Connor led all scorers with 16 points a piece while Nate Campbell added 15 for the Hornets.
• Xavier Parham dished the ball for Lynchburg, finishing the game with 11 assists to go with four points.
• The Generals were 19-of-53 from the floor (35.8%), 3-of-16 from three (18.8%) and 22-of-35 from the foul line (62.9%).
The Last Time These Two Met
• Hampden-Sydney won its sixth straight game and improved to 3-0 in ODAC play with a 77-65 victory over Washington & Lee on January 1, 2012.
• Harrison George again led the way with 19 points and five rebounds.
• Ben Jessee and Khobi Williamson added 17 and 14 points, respectively.
• Patrick Corrigan continued to distribute the ball well dishing out six assists to just one turnover.
• Ru White was solid all around with nine points, seven assists, four rebounds, one block and one steal.
• J.D. Ey notched a double-double for the Generals with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Kevin Gill scored 14 points off the bench.
• Hampden-Sydney shot 56.3% from the floor (27-of-48) and 50.0% (5-of-10) from beyond the arc.
• The Generals were 22-of-59 (37.3%) from the field and 4-of-14 (28.6%) from three.
Looking at Washington & Lee
• Stands at 9-6 overall and just off an 88-63 loss to Lynchburg.
• Sixth in ODAC play at 3-4.
• Led by J.D. Ey's 14.3 points-, 9.3 rebounds-, and 3.2 assists-per-game.
• Javon McDonald and Jeremy Atkins are the only two other Generals to average double figures at 11.3 and 10.3 points-per-game, respectively.
• Larry Whitaker has also been solid, averaging 9.5 points- and 7.1 rebounds-per-game.
Sharing the Wealth
• The Tigers have had at least three double digit scorers in the last seven games.
• In five of those games, at least four players have scored ten or more points.
• In each of the Tigers' two games in the Bojangles Christmas Classic, Hampden-Sydney had six players score in double figures.
Leaders of the Pack
• Through January 12, Hampden-Sydney is the top team in the nation in field goal percentage, connecting on 53.0% of its attempts.
• The Tigers' hot shooting has led to a 89.6 point-per-game average which is seventh nationally (No. 1 Grinnell - 118.9 ppg).
• The Tigers are also holding teams to just over 70 points-per-game. Their 18.4 point margin of victory is sixth nationally (No. 1 MIT - 25.9).
The Numbers Game
• The Tigers have posted an impressive 18.1 point scoring margin through 15 games this season. 7 of the Tigers' 12 wins have been by 20 points of more.
• Harrison George has cracked into the top 25 of Hampden-Sydney's all time leading scorers with 1,185 points.
• Ben Jessee is 38th on the Tigers' top scoring list with 1,025 points.
• Under Vick, Hampden-Sydney is 30-1 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 53.0% 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.
• Through January 2nd, Khobi Williamson was 2nd in the nation in field goal percentage, connecting on 69.2% of his 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.