Lander looks for first PBC win of the season at Young Harris

Lander looks for first PBC win of the season at Young Harris

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Lander men's basketball team (4-4, 0-2 PBC) steps back into conference action on Thursday as the Bearcats face Young Harris (1-5, 0-1 PBC) at 3:30 p.m. 

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• The Bearcats are riding a two-game winning streak, averaging 84.5 points per game in wins over Livingstone over Fayetteville State. 

• Lander is looking to build its first three-game winning streak since Jan. 25-Feb. 4 of last season, when the Bearcats won four consecutive outings. 

• The Bearcats are looking to snap a five-game losing streak in conference road games in the regular season. 

• Lander is 0-4 all-time at Young Harris.  

• Junior Rahu Purdie was tabbed as the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for his 25-point effort in Lander's win over Livingstone.

• The Bearcats' 80-63 win over Fayetteville State on Monday night tied the mark for the team's largest margin of victory on the road over the past three seasons. 

• Freshman Sidney Robinson netted a career-high 18 points in the win over the Broncos.