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Lander returns home to host rival Erskine Wednesday night

Lander returns home to host rival Erskine Wednesday night

GREENWOOD – The Lander men's basketball team returns to action on Wednesday night as the Bearcats face rival Erskine at 7:30 p.m. in Finis Horne Arena. 

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STORYLINES

• Lander (1-4) is looking to avenge a 64-58 loss to Erskine (1-2) last season. 

Marquel Wiggins leads the Bearcats in scoring through the first five games of the season. Wiggins has netted at least 17 points in each of his last four games. 

• The Bearcats have held opponents to just 28.1 percent shooting from beyond the arc this year. 

• The Flying Fleet is facing its third Peach Belt Conference opponent in four games. Erskine beat Georgia College in its season opener before falling to North Georgia. 

• Lander is shooting 70.9 percent from the free-throw line, led by Jordan Dingle's 11-of-12 effort. 

• Wednesday marks the beginning of a three-game homestand for the Bearcats. 

• Lander holds a 48-33 lead in the overall series.