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Lander to host Clayton State Tuesday night in PBC battle

Lander to host Clayton State Tuesday night in PBC battle

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team (4-5, 0-3 PBC) looks to get back on the winning track Tuesday night as the Bearcats welcome Clayton State (4-2, 2-0 PBC) to Finis Horne Arena on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. 

WATCH: Bearcat Broadcasting Network

LIVE STATS: Men's Basketball

SOCIAL: Follow @LUmbbearcats on Twitter for in-game updates

GAME PROGRAM: vs. Clayton State

SPONSOR: Dixie Drive-In

STORYLINES

• Lander upset top-seeded and Western Division champion Clayton State last season in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament. 

• The Bearcats are searching for their first PBC win of the season.

• Junior Rahu Purdie leads the Bearcats with 17.6 points per game. 

• Senior Sergio Smith grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds against Young Harris on Thursday, one shy of his career high. 

• Freshman Sidney Robinson has scored 29 points in his last two games after netting just 10 points through the first seven games of his career. 

• Lander has been one of the most turnover-averse teams in the Peach Belt Conference. The Bearcats are averaging just 12.0 turnovers per game, second-fewest in the league.  

• The Bearcats lead the conference in free throw percentage, shooting 76.6% from the line.