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Bearcats host Francis Marion in PBC matchup Wednesday night

Bearcats host Francis Marion in PBC matchup Wednesday night

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team (8-13, 4-11 PBC) opens its longest homestand of the season on Wednesday night as the Bearcats take on Francis Marion (13-7, 8-7 PBC) at 7:30 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena. 

WATCH: Bearcat Broadcasting Network

LIVE STATS: Men's Basketball

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GAME PROGRAM: vs. Francis Marion

SPONSOR: Northland

STORYLINES

• Lander knocked off Flagler on the road on Saturday, 87-74. 

• Five of Lander's final seven games this season will be at home. 

• Freshman Zane Rankin netted 17 points against Flagler, including going 3-for-3 from beyond the arc. 

• Junior Rahu Purdie scored the 1,000th point of his career in the win over the Saints. 

• The Bearcats' win on Saturday marked Lander's largest margin of victory over a Peach Belt Conference opponent since a 17-point win over the Saints on Feb. 4, 2017. 

• Lander is two games out of the eight-seed in the PBC standings with seven games remaining. 

• Francis Marion's Detrek Browning has been named PBC Player of the Week a conference-record four consecutive times.