Men's basketball wraps up calendar year at Georgia Southwestern

Men's basketball wraps up calendar year at Georgia Southwestern

AMERICUS, Ga. – The Lander men's basketball team (5-5, 1-3 PBC) plays its final game of 2017 when it faces Georgia Southwestern (4-3, 0-3 PBC) at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, in a Peach Belt Conference clash.

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• A win over the Hurricanes will give the Bearcats a 15-15 mark in 2017. Lander's first win of the year came over Georgia Southwestern on Jan. 6. 

• The Bearcats are searching for their first back-to-back conference wins since Feb. 1-4, when Lander topped Augusta and Flagler. 

• Lander has topped the 80-point mark in three of its last four contests, raising its points per game average to 73.7. 

• The Bearcats handed Clayton State its first conference loss of the season in its last outing, knocking off the Lakers 82-76. 

• Lander is looking to snap a five-game road losing streak in PBC play in the regular season. 

• The Bearcats have defeated Georgia Southwestern in each of the last four meetings between the two schools. 

• The last five matchups between the Bearcats and Hurricanes have been decided by an average of 5.4 points per game.