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Lander opens 2019-20 season against Anderson, Southern Wesleyan

Lander opens 2019-20 season against Anderson, Southern Wesleyan

ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. – The Lander men's basketball team will begin its 2019-20 campaign this weekend with a pair of non-conference matchups against Anderson and Southern Wesleyan as part of the Southeast Region Conference Challenge at Flagler. The Bearcats will face Anderson at 1:00 p.m. on Friday and will play Southern Wesleyan at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

 

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STORYLINES

• Head coach Drew Richards is in his first year at the helm of the Lander men's basketball program. Richards became the Bearcats' seventh head men's basketball coach when he was hired in March 2019.

• Lander returns eight players from last year's squad.

• Senior Elijah Alston is the leading returning scorer, rebounder, and steals leader from last season.

• Lander is looking to win its fifth season opener in the past six years.

• The Bearcats defeated Anderson last season, 75-71.

 

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