Newberry Set to Return to Winning Ways Against Mars Hill
NEWBERRY – Newberry men’s basketball will host Mars Hill on Wednesday, Dec. 14at Eleazer Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.
WHO: Newberry College vs. Mars Hill
WHERE: Eleazer Arena in Newberry, S.C.
WHEN: 8:00 p.m.
RECORDS: Newberry 5-4, 1-3 SAC, Mars Hill 3-5, 1-2 SAC
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Gerald Evans currently leads Newberry with 14.0 points per game.
Six Newberry players are averaging double-figure points per game.
Newberry has won 12 straight against Mars Hill. Newberry’s last loss against the Lions came on Feb. 2, 2011.
Lamell Washington notched a team-high six rebounds against Anderson in his debut.
This is the last home contest in 2016 at Eleazer Arena.
MARS HILL STORYLINES
Mars Hill is 3-5 this season and currently sits at 1-2 in South Atlantic Conference play.
Vernon Jackson leads the Lions at 17.1 points per game.
Cody Hylton is fifth in the South Atlantic Conference in three-point percentage at 50.0 percent.
Last season, Mars Hill finished 9-19 overall and 5-17 in the SAC.
Vic Finora is the interim head coach for the Lions.
Newberry is currently second in NCAA Division II in forced turnovers per game at 24.89.
Newberry also leads the South Atlantic Conference in free throw percentage at 78.8 percent.
For complete coverage, view game notes from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff.