Game Notes: Tigers Take Three Game Road Stint to Lynchburg
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Preview: Hampden-Sydney (13-4, 7-2 ODAC) vs. Lynchburg (11-7, 6-4 ODAC)
Wednesday, January 25 at 7:00 pm
Last Time Out for the Tigers
• Hampden-Sydney had its four game win streak snapped with an 86-80 to Randolph-Macon in Ashland.
• The Tigers fall to 13-4 overall and 7-2 in ODAC play.
• Randolph-Macon built an 11 point lead with just under 15 minutes to play in the contest, but the Tigers were able to tie the game at 69-69 with 4:30 to play.
• The Jackets, however, reclaimed the lead and held on for victory.
• Ben Jessee led the Tigers with 17 points while Cam Anderson added 12.
• Sasha Obradovic poured in 11 points off the bench while going 5-of-7 from the floor.
• R-MC saw five players score in double figures, including a game-high 18 from Andre Simon.
• Hampden-Sydney shot 43.8% from the floor (28-of-64) and 42.1% (8-of-19) from beyond the arc.
• The Jackets shot 51.9% (28-of-54) from the floor and 43.8% (7-of-16) from three.
Last Time Out for the Hornets
• Lynchburg improved to 11-7 overall and 6-4 in the ODAC with a 79-68 road win over Emory & Henry on Saturday.
• In a tight first half, Lynchburg took a lead at the 10:38 mark and never gave it up.
• In the second half, the Hornets' 16 point lead was cut to three at 64-61, but it was as close as the Wasps would come.
• Harry West, Jr. led the Hornets with 18 points off the bench.
• Nate Campbell scored 14 points, and Michael Wims added 11 points and seven boards but was just 3-of-11 from the floor.
• Brandon Connor, Tucker Lucas and Michael Glover all scored nine for Lynchburg.
• Emory & Henry's Malcolm Green led all scorers with 25 points, while connecting on 11 of his 12 free throw attempts.
• Armando Murrell was the only other Wasp to reach double figures with 10 points.
• The Hornets were 27-of-66 from the floor (40.9%), 10-of-22 from three (45.5%) and 15-of-21 from the foul line (71.4%).
The Last Time These Two Met
• 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 in Fleet Gymnasium on January 11.
• 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.
Looking at Lynchburg
• Stands at fifth in the ODAC with an 11-7 overall record and 6-4 ODAC mark.
• Winners of four of the last six games, but lost 90-67 to the Tigers in that stretch.
• Austin Chillemi is leading the team in points (14.3), rebounds (7.1), blocks (1.7), field goal percentage (.585), free throw percentage (.769) and minutes (25.8).
• Guard Xavier Parham is the ODAC leader in both steals (6.2) and assists (3.7) while averaging 8.5 points-per-game.
•Nate Campbell is scoring 12.9 ppg.
Bigs Bringing Buckets
• Hampden-Sydney big men Khobi Williamson and Cam Anderson have been rock solid all year in scoring the basketball.
• The duo are the top two in the league in field goal percentage (#1 Cam Anderson - .716; #2 Khobi Williamson - .646)
• Williamson had a streak of nine consecutive makes, and Anderson boasted a stretch of seven.
Leaders of the Pack
• Through January 22, Hampden-Sydney is still the top team in the nation in field goal percentage, connecting on 52.3% of its attempts.
• The Tigers' hot shooting has led to a 87.9 point-per-game average which is eighth nationally (No. 1 Grinnell - 115.2 ppg).
• Their 18.1 point scoring margin is ninth nationally (No. 1 MIT - 22.6).
The Numbers Game
• The Tigers have posted an impressive 16.9 point scoring margin through 17 games this season. 8 of the Tigers' 13 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 1,196 points and is 4 points away from being the 23rd player to score at least 1,200.
• Ben Jessee is 37th on the Tigers' top scoring list with 1,053 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 has 3 players in the top-5 in field goal percentage in the ODAC.
• Harrison George has scored at least 20 points 28 times and posted 16 double-doubles.
• Through January 15th, Khobi Williamson was 3rd in the nation in field goal percentage, connecting on 66.7% 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.