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Lander prepares to visit No. 6 USC Aiken Saturday afternoon

Lander prepares to visit No. 6 USC Aiken Saturday afternoon

AIKEN, S.C. – The Lander men's basketball team is back on the road Saturday afternoon as the Bearcats travel to sixth-ranked USC Aiken for a 3:30 p.m. tipoff.

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STORYLINES

• Lander (6-11, 5-6 PBC) is playing its first game under interim head coach Ryan Hilburn

• The Bearcats are looking to win their fifth game in the month of January, which would be the most for Lander since February of 2017. 

• Lander has held opponents to just 33.2 percent shooting from three-point range this season, the best in the conference. 

DeShundre Rucker scored a career-high 21 points in Lander's win over Clayton State on Monday.

• The Bearcats held the Lakers to just 76 points, the fewest Lander has given up in its last seven games.

Marquel Wiggins is averaging 4.9 made free throws per game, third-most in the league. 

• Lander is looking to snap a three-game losing streak to the Pacers (16-1, 10-1 PBC).