Game Day Preview: #11 Hampden-Sydney at Emory & Henry, Feb. 16
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-Hampden-Sydney (21-3, 13-2 ODAC) will look to rebound back into the win column and finish its regular season strong as the team faces the Wasps of Emory & Henry (4-19, 2-13 ODAC) in the King Center on Saturday afternoon. The match up will mark the regular season finale, and with a 13-2 conference mark, the Tigers are guaranteed either the number one or two seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament.
The Tigers cruised to a 98-64 in the two teams' first meeting in Fleet Gymnasium to open up ODAC play this season. Senior Harrison George (Raleigh, NC/Leesville Road) paced the Tigers with 20 points on 9-of-12 accuracy, while Emory & Henry's Myles Turner poured in a game-high 22 points.
Emory & Henry has notched two conference wins this season, downing Shenandoah 66-56 and beating Bridgewater 70-65 but are currently on a six-game skid. At home, this season, the Wasps post a 3-8 record.
The Tigers have been successful on the road this year, posting an 8-2 mark while winning their last five consecutive away games.
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 Emory & Henry will provide video and live stats. Those links can be found here.