Lander welcomes Flagler to Greenwood for PBC contest

Lander welcomes Flagler to Greenwood for PBC contest

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team (5-7, 1-5 PBC) plays its second consecutive home conference game on Saturday afternoon as the Bearcats host Flagler (4-5, 1-4 PBC) in Finis Horne Arena at 3:30 p.m. 

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LIVE STATS: Men's Basketball

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GAME PROGRAM: vs. Flagler

SPONSOR: C.E. Bourne


• The Bearcats are 3-2 in Horne Arena this season, including a conference win over Clayton State.

• Lander has not dropped consecutive home games this year. 

• Junior Rahu Purdie (16.8 ppg) and sophomore Nicklas Jonsson (12.4 ppg) lead the Bearcats in scoring. 

• Lander is the top free throw shooting team in the Peach Belt Conference, converting on 73.9 percent of its attempts from the line. 

• Flagler leads the league with 43.8 rebounds per game. 

• Freshman Zane Rankin led the Bearcats with a career-high 18 points against UNC Pembroke on Wednesday night.  

• Fellow freshman Sidney Robinson has netted at least 10 points in four of his last five contests.