Game Information
Opponent: VMI
Date: November 24, 2015
Site: Lexington, Va. (Cameron Hall)
Video: ESPN3
Radio: SUNNY 103.5-FM
Announcers: Eric Thacker (PbP)/Kenn Blankenship (Color)
Live Stats: www.GoBlueHose.com
Twitter: @BlueHoseSports
Series: VMI leads 7-4
Last four meetings:
2014: VMI 107, PC 93
2013: VMI 86, PC 77
2012: PC 94, VMI 74
2011: VMI 78, PC 70

The Citadel
Record: 1-2
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 21, 2015 at Virginia Tech
L 52-76 in Blacksburg, Va.
Head Coach: Dan Earl
Career Record: 1-2 (1st year)
VMI Record: 1-2 (1st year)
vs. PC: 0-0

Presbyterian College
Record: 3-1
Ranking: n/a
Last Game: Nov. 21, 2015 vs The Citadel
W 95-79 in Clinton, S.C.
Head Coach: Gregg Nibert
Career Record: 403-380 (27th year)
PC Record: 403-380 (27th year)
vs. The VMI: 4-6

Notes:
The Blue Hose head to Lexington, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 24, to take on former conference rival VMI ... The Keydets, now a Southern Conference member, hold a 7-4 lead in the overall series and have taken the last two meetings, including a 107-93decision Jan. 31, 2014 ... PC’s last win came Dec. 31, 2011 at Cameron Hall in Lexington with the Blue Hose earning a 78-70 victory ...

While VMI is 1-2, its two losses have come at Penn State (50-62) and at Virginia Tech (52-76) ... Leading the Keydets, who average 63.3 points and 35.0 rebounds per game, is QJ Peterson with 19.3 ppg and Phillip Anglade with 6.3 rpg ...

PC is coming off a 95-79 win over The Citadel Nov. 21 ... The team shot 59.6% from the field and was led by Ed Drew, who posted is second career-scoring game in a row with 26 ... The Blue Hose held the Bulldogs to 20 points below their season average ...

Leading a 3-1 Blue Hose team is DeSean Murray with 16.8 ppg, followed by Ed Drew with 15.0 ... Tops on the boards is Ed Drew with 5.8 a game, with John Majors, II and Reggie Dillard close behind with 5.3 apiece ... PC is averaging 84,5 points and 39.5 rebounds a game and are holding opponents to .402 from the field ...

With a 3-1 record the Blue Hose are off to their best start in their Division I history ... The last time started this well was when the team opened the 2006-07 season 4-0 ...

PC returns three of five starters from last season's team, not including Reggie Dillard, who sat out due to an injury ... Dillard was a starter in 29 of 30 games in 2013-14 ... Lost are Jordan Downing and Will Truss, who combined to score over 800 points last season (25.47 a game) ... Returning is DeSean Murray, who was second on the team on offense with 15.7 ppg ...

This season’s non-conference schedule includes four teams from the Southern Conference (Furman, The Citadel, VMI, and Wofford, and one team from the Atlantic Sun (USC Upstate), ACC (Clemson), A-10 (Richmond), and the Big East (Marquette) ...

With the 53 points scored against Furman in the season opener, the Blue Hose moved to 1-35 the last four seasons when scoring under 59 points ... The only win a 57-54 decision against Gardner-Webb Feb. 6, 2013 ...

Blue Hose games aren’t typically one-point decisions ... In almost 250 games since the team has played since moving to Division I in 2007, there have been just eight one-point games ... The Blue Hose hold a 5-3 mark after the USC Upstate 74-73 win Nov. 16, 2015 ...

The Blue Hose went 3-14 on the road last year, the last win a 69-65 decision at UNC Asheville Feb. 12, 2015 ... The Liberty win Jan. 3, 2015 actually marked the first road win since Dec. 3, 2013, when PC took down Southern Conference foe UNCG, 87-66 ... The Blue Hose are 5-52 since the 2012-13 season and 24-126 since becoming a Division I member in 2007 ... The three road wins last season were the most since the team went 7-7 during the 2011-12 season ... PC opened the season with a road loss at Furman ...

On tap for PC after its trip to VMI is a two-game home stand that sees the Blue Hose host Wofford Nov. 28 at 7 p.m., and open Big South play with a Dec. 2 contest against Gardner-Webb ... That game is slated for 7 p.m., as well ...

PC earned its second straight home win with a 116-75 win against Toccoa Falls Nov. 18 ... The Blue Hose scored a PC Division I record 116 points, with Ed Drew accounting for 22 of them, a career-high ... He also led the team with 12 rebounds ... DeSean Murray added 18 points for his third straight double-figure game of the season ...

In a thrilling game against USC Upstate Nov. 16, the Blue Hose earned a 74-73 win at Templeton Center ... DeSean Murray scored 24 points, including three in the last two minutes to help erase a four-point deficit and lead PC through a late-game rally ... Reggie Dillard added two free throws with 1.5 left to go ahead and seal the win ...

The Blue Hose opened the season with a 63-53 loss at Furman Nov. 13 ... Despite a better shooting percentage, 41.5%-34.6%, the Blue Hose could not overcome 28 fouls resulting in 24 free throws ... PC also lost the rebound margin, 50-29, with Furman pulling down 22 offensive boards, resulting in a 22-10 difference in second-chance points ... DeSean Murray led the team in points with 18, with Junior transfer John Majors, II, pacing boards with seven ...

PC hosted Mars Hill in exhibition action Nov. 9, with the home team winning 90-84, in overtime ... John Majors, II scored 21, which included 11 free throws in the game ... Ruben Arroyo scored 17, while Reggie Dillard added 12 and Ed Drew 11, as the Blue Hose survived several furious Mars Hill rallies, including the last 10 minutes of regulations that saw the Lions erase a 10-point deficit and tie the game as time expired with a three-pointer ... MHU fought back to within one several times in overtime but could not overcome solid free throw Blue Hose shooting ...