Saturday, January 13, 2007

Hoops preview from Wofford website

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Men's Basketball Preview for Davidson

The men's team takes the court this Saturday in a conference matchup as they host Davidson at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin Johnson Arena.

The men's team is looking to earn its first conference win of the season after dropping an 83-78 decision at Georgia Southern on Monday, Jan. 8. Davidson, which has won 10 straight games, is coming off a 71-63 win over Furman on Wednesday.

The Terriers have three players averaging double figures on the season: guard Shane Nichols (16.5 PPG), forward Eric Marshall (16.2) and point guard Drew Gibson (13.9). Marshall is averaging a team-high 5.6 rebounds per game and leads the team in total points. Nichols, who broke the school record for most 3-pointers in a season in 2005-06, has knocked down 49 shots from beyond the arc and is averaging just under 50 percent from three range. Gibson, who missed several games due to an injury, has racked up 58 assists and a team-high 20 steals.

Fans can listen to the radio broadcast, brought to you by Mark Hauser and Thom Henson, on ESPN 1400AM. Fans can also access the broadcast on Live stats for the game will be available on the Terrier Hoops Central page

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