Game Day Preview: Hampden-Sydney at Eastern Mennonite, Jan. 19

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-With the best record through 16 games since 2003-04, the Hampden-Sydney Tigers (14-2, 6-1 ODAC) hit the road for a two game stretch while looking to extend their win streak to four. The road trip will start with a Saturday night date against the Royals of Eastern Mennonite University. Tip-off is set for 7:00 pm.

Hampden-Sydney is fresh off a 70-60 victory over arch-rival Randolph-Macon College. The Royals, currently on a two-game skid, stand at 10-6 overall and 3-4 in ODAC play. They have lost back-to-back games against Guilford (77-66) and Virginia Wesleyan (60-55).  

The last time these two teams met, the Tigers took a 108-65 victory in Fleet Gymnasium on November 30, 2011. The two teams did not meet in Harrisonburg that season; the last time they squared off in Yoder Arena was December 1, 2010 - the Royals took a 79-63 decision. 

To preview Saturday's contest with news and notes on the Tiger basketball team, be sure to check out the game notes.

An audio broadcast will be provided by WFLO 95.7 FM, and Eastern Mennonite will provide video and live stats. Those links can be found here.