Game Day Preview: #17 Hampden-Sydney at Randolph-Macon, Feb. 6
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-The 17th ranked and ODAC-leading Tigers (19-2, 11-1 ODAC) remain on the road for a Wednesday night match up with arch-rival Randolph-Macon (13-8, 8-4 ODAC). The two teams clashed on January 16 with the Tigers taking a 70-60 victory in Fleet Gymnasium. Both teams are red hot with the Tigers on an eight game winning streak and the Jackets on a five game streak.
Hampden-Sydney defeated Washington & Lee 77-67 in its last time out behind 54 points and 20 rebounds from Khobi Williamson (Norfolk, VA/Maury) and Harrison George (Raleigh, NC/Leesville Road). Williamson was recently named the ODAC Player of the Week for his efforts in the wins over the Generals and Lynchburg.
The team is currently seeking its 20th win which would be the first time the Tigers have hit the 20 mark since the 2003-04 season.
Randolph-Macon, having won its last five games, is on a roll with back-to-back road wins over Virginia Wesleyan and Lynchburg. While playing in Crenshaw Gym this season, the Yellow Jackets are 8-1 with their lone loss coming 66-62 to Bridgewater on January 12.
To preview Wednesday'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 Randolph-Macon will provide video and live stats. Those links can be found here.