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The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team continues Big South play Wednesday, Jan. 11, with a 6:30 p.m. tip against Winthrop at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill, S.C. The 32nd meeting between the two schools will be broadcast live on the Big South Network and on the radio at Sunny 103.5-FM.

 

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The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team continues Big South play Wednesday, Jan. 11, with a 6:30 p.m. tip against Winthrop ... The Eagles own a 19-12 record over PC and have won the last six meetings, including a 67-53 decision in the second round of the 2016 Big South Tournament ...

Winthrop is 11-4 overall and 3-1 in the Big South and has won its last seven of eight games, including a 83-65 decision against Longwood Jan. 7 ... Keon Johnson leads the offense with 21.3 points with Xavier Cooks on top in rebounds with 7.4 a game The Eagles average 89.1 ppg and 37.0 rpg ...

The Blue Hose, 4-11 overall and 0-4 in the league, are led by freshman Jo’Vontae Millner with 12.0 points and 6.2 rebounds per game ... The Blue Hose are averaging 66.6 points and 32.5 rebounds per game ...

Radford shot over 68% in the second half and used a late 19-9 run to pull away late, taking the 76-63 win against the Blue Hose Jan. 7 ... PC trailed by just nine, 44-53, 10:53 to go, but the Highlanders went on a 19-9 run the next nine minutes to build a 19-point lead ... Will Adams led all scorers with 21 points, most of them coming off a career-high tying five-of-eight effort from beyond the three-point arc ...

The 68 field goals attempted against Radford tied for eighth in the PC Division I record books, the five team blocks tied for 15th ...

The 11 steals against Longwood tied for ninth in PC’s Division I history ... PC went 31-of-66 from the field, to tie for 18th and 13th, respectively, in the record book ... The Blue Hose led the scoring in the paint for the eighth time this season, handling Longwood, 40-28 ... PC’s 10 turnovers were tied for the fewest since recording nine in the season-opener against Furman ...

Against the Camels, the eight three-pointers for the Blue Hose tied for third highest of the season, while the five for Campbell tied for second for a season-low for PC opponents ... Three Blue hose scored in double figures for the fourth straight game and ninth time overall this season ...

The 42-point margin of victory against Coastal Georgia was PC’s highest since the Blue Hose beat Johnson & Wales by 44 points (107-63) earlier this season ... That was the highest since 2014 when the Blue Hose defeated Bob Jones, 88-39, a 49-point margin of victory ... The Blue Hose racked up 60 bench points in Saturday’s win, just three shy of the Division I era school record 63 set against Johnson & Wales ... The 24 assists ranked third in PC’s Division I record book and was a season high ... The 35 field goals made was a season high and was eighth in the record book ...

PC held Coastal Georgia to 25.0% shooting from the field, the second lowest percentage in PC’s DI history. The Blue Hose held Toccoa Falls to 22.6% back in the 2012 season in a 97-38 win ...

The Blue Hose went 30-for-38 from the free throw line against Johnson & Wales, 78.9 percent, its best mark in four games ... The 30 makes from the charity stripe are a Division I era school record for free throws made ... The previous record was 28 free throws made against Longwood in 2014 ... The Blue Hose racked up 63 bench points in the win, a PC Division I era record ... The 107 points is the second most points scored by any Big South team so far this season ...

The win over Furman marked the first time since 2011 that PC has won its season-opener, and just the second time since moving to Division I ... Keep in mind, PC has played just two opening games at home - Furman this season and Montreat in 2011, both wins - The remaining road games have included Furman (2015) Duke twice (2014/2008), Georgia Tech (2013), Clemson twice (2012/2009), Vanderbilt (2010), and Nebraska (2007) …

The freshmen combination of Jo’Vontae Millner and J.C. Younger are making a tremendous impact this season … Millner leads the team in scoring per game with 12.0 and leads in rebounding with 6.2 rpg … Younger is third in scoring with 8.4, and third in rebounding with 2.8 …

J.C. Younger earned Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors early this season, based off his 15-point performance against Furman … Jo’Vontae Millner picked up his first, in part, after his career-high 26 points against The Citadel Nov. 28 ...

Despite losing 47.9% of their total scoring from last season, the Blue Hose have scored 73, 77, 107, and 90 points in the four wins, the 77 being more than the team scored in 25 games last season … In 15 games the Blue Hose have scored over 70 points six times ... In 31 games in 2015, PC accomplished that nine times in 31 tries …

Reggie Dillard is beginning to get back into form after ACL surgery two years ago sidelined him for a season … In 15 games he is above his scoring average from last season and has scored in double figures in eight games so far …