Bearcats look to extend winning streak with road trip to No. 25 UNC Pembroke

Bearcats look to extend winning streak with road trip to No. 25 UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE, N.C. – The Lander men's basketball team goes on the road for the first time in 2019 as the Bearcats face 25th-ranked UNC Pembroke at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday night.

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STORYLINES

• Lander (4-8, 3-3 PBC) is coming off a pair of home wins over Young Harris and Georgia Southwestern. 

• UNC Pembroke (9-1, 4-0 PBC) has won its last seven games, with only two decided by less than 14 points

• The Bearcats grabbed a season-high 52 rebounds in the win over Georgia Southwestern. Lander has recorded exactly 52 rebounds in each of its last three meeting with the Hurricanes. 

• Lander is averaging 99.0 points per game over its last four contests. 

Elijah Alston netted a season-high 17 points on Saturday against Georgia Southwestern. 

• The Bearcat are shooting 73.4 percent from the free-throw line, second-best in the Peach Belt Conference. 

• Lander is searching for its first win at UNCP since Dec. 5, 2015.