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The Presbyterian College men’s basketball team returns home Jan. 27 for a 4 p.m. game against Liberty ... The overall series is tied at 11-11, which dates back to the 1976-77 season ...

PC and Liberty met earlier this season with the Flames pulling out a 60-48 victory in Lynchburg, Va. ... Reggie Dillard recorded a game-high 18 points ... Francois Lewis contributed 15 points thanks to four three-pointers

Liberty enters Saturday’s contest 12-10 overall and 3-6 in the league ... the Flames have lost five straight coming in to the matchup with the Blue Hose, after a 94-85 loss to Campbell on Tuesday ... Lovell Cabbil leads Liberty with 12.0 points per game and 3.0 assists per game. Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz leads the team in rebounding with 8.8 per game ... LU averages 2.0 points and 35.0 rebounds per game ...

PC is 9-13 overall and 2-7 in the league ... Last time out, PC overcame a 10-point deficit to record an eight-point victory at Charleston Southern on Wednesday, 57-49 ...

The Blue Hose are led by Reggie Dillard with 15.6 points, with Armel TeTe tops in rebounds with 4.1 a game ... Davon Bell is second in scoring with 13.0 a game ... PC is averaging 69.1 points and 32.1 rebounds per game ...

An improved team this season is seen not only with the nine wins but in the offensive numbers as well ... Last year’s team averaged 61.2 points per game, while this year’s squad is scoring 69.1 a game ... Three players are averaging in double figures, all of them with more ppg than the leading scoring in 2016-17 ... PC is now one win away from double-digit victories

Earlier this season PC sustained a five-game winning streak, marking the first time since 2011 the Blue Hose had won five in a row ...

The 8-7 start by the Blue Hose was the best 15-game start since the 2011 season when PC also started 8-7 ...

The game against Tennessee to open the season, as well as the match-up against N.C. State was part of the Battle 4 Atlantic Regional Bracket Play ... The contests against Nichols State and Chicago State were part of the Battle 4 Atlantis Mainland Tournament ...

With 17 points against Nicholls State Reggie Dillard became the fourth player in PC’s Division I history to reach the 1,000 career-point mark ... He needs just 266 to move into the third spot with his 1,234 ... He’s also knocking on the door of the career assists record, he needs just three to take over the top spot ... His five rebounds against Campbell put him in the PC top five with his 394 ... He’s just 13 steals from becoming the fourth player in PC’s Division I history from reaching the 100 steals mark ...

A lot of new faces on the men’s basketball team for the 2017-18 season, especially on the coaching side with the hiring of former Wofford Associate Head Coach Dustin Kerns as the team’s 18th coach this past spring ... At Wofford Coach Kerns was part of two Souther Conference championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances ...

This past spring Coach Kerns replaced Gregg Nibert, who resigned after the 2017-18 season after leading the Blue Hose for 28 years ...

A whole new staff joined Coach Kerns with the addition of Tommy Brown, Frank Young, and Patrick Moynihan ... Coach Brown led Lee University for 11 years, making eight consecutive NAIA Tournament appearances ... Frank Young was a standout player at West Virginia and still ranks among the all-time leaders in three-pointers made, attempted, and percentage ... Coach Moynihan comes from a Troy team that went 22-15 last season, winning the Sun Belt Championship and advancing to the NCAA Tournament ...

Returning for the Blue Hose is sophomore Jo’Vontae Millner who led last year’s team with 10.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game ... Millner ranked in the top 25 in the league in scoring, and was 12th in rebounding ... Reggie Dillard, who was third in the league in assists with 3.5 a game, returns for a fifth year ... In Big South play he averaged a team-leading 10.8 points per game ... Also returning is sophomore J.C. Younger, who, along with Millner, earned Big South Freshman-of-the Week honors during the season ...

PC connected on four three-pointers against Gardner-Webb, marking the 328th game in a row the Blue Hose have hit at least one three-pointer in a game ... PC has hit one three-pointer in several games, the last against Clemson in 2015, but has not been held without one in its entire Division I history ...