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Bearcats host UNC Pembroke looking to even record

Bearcats host UNC Pembroke looking to even record

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team (5-6, 1-4 PBC) opens 2018 against UNC Pembroke (7-3, 3-1 PBC) in Finis Horne Arena on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. 

WATCH: Bearcat Broadcasting Network

LIVE STATS: Men's Basketball

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GAME PROGRAM: vs. UNC Pembroke

SPONSOR: M&M Tire

STORYLINES

• The Bearcats fell to Georgia Southwestern, 76-74, in their last outing on Saturday.

• Lander faced UNC Pembroke in the semifinals of the PBC Tournament last season, with the Braves claiming a 77-53 win. 

• The Bearcats are 3-1 this season at home. 

• Jonsson netted a team-high 17 points on Saturday, his fourth outing with at least 10 points in the last five games. 

Chris Tate and Sidney Robinson each scored 10 points against Georgia Southwestern, marking the first time this season Lander has had two players score in double-figures off the bench. 

• UNC Pembroke has won its last six road games against conference opponents. 

• The Bearcats lead the conference in free throw percentage, shooting 74.6% from the line.