GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team opens Peach Belt Conference play on Saturday afternoon as the Bearcats host Columbus State at 3:30 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena.
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• Lander (1-5) is seeking its first home win of the season.
• Columbus State (4-1) split the season series with the Bearcats last year.
• Marquel Wiggins leads the Bearcats with 16.0 points per game.
• Lander shot 92.3 percent from the free-throw line on Wednesday against Erskine, the best single-game effort by the Bearcats since going 12-for-13 against Montevallo on Jan. 4, 2014.
• The Bearcats shot 45.8 percent from the field and 40.0 percent from three-point range against the Flying Fleet, both season high marks.
• 11 different Bearcats have scored this season, with seven averaging at least 5.0 points per game.
• Columbus State leads the overall series 33-17.