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Game Notes: Tigers Return Home to Host Washington & Lee

Cam Anderson

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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
Fleet Gymnasium

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.

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