Men's Basketball Preview: Jan. 10-12

Men's Basketball Preview: Jan. 10-12

SCHEDULE
Thursday Jan. 10: Ohio Valley (5-6, 1-5 G-MAC) at Hillsdale (9-5, 5-2 G-MAC), 7:30 p.m. |  Live Stats  |  Video | Tickets
Saturday, Jan. 12: Ohio Dominican (9-4, 5-1 G-MAC) at Hillsdale (9-5, 5-2 G-MAC), 3 p.m. |  Live Stats  |  Video | Tickets

LINKS

G-MAC Men's Basketball Standings

G-MAC Men's Basketball Statistics

OVERVIEW

  • This weekend's home slate of games are the second-to-last home Thursday-Saturday games for the Chargers this season
  • After Saturday, Hillsdale is on the road for 19 days until its next home game Jan. 31
  • Saturday's game is a rematch of the 2018 G-MAC Tournament Championship, won by the Panthers 71-53 at Findlay
  • ODU coach Dan Evans is a former player and assistant coach for Hillsdale's John Tharp...Evans has guided the ODU program since 2014-15
  • The Chargers are averaging 88.3 points per game in three all-time meetings versus the Fighting Scots and have won those games by an average of 25.3 points per game
  • Hillsdale enters play this weekend with the G-MAC's best scoring defense, allowing 63 points per game...That's four points per game fewer than any other team is giving up
  • The Chargers won six straight over the Panthers until ODU won the second meeting of last regular season and the conference tournament championship game...It's the first time in the eight-year history of the rivalry ODU has beaten Hillsdale twice in a row
  • ODU guard Sam Hickey is sixth in the conference in scoring, averaging 17.4 points per game
  • ODU forward Hassan Varance is the only player in the G-MAC averaging double digits in rebounds...His 12.3 per game average is more than two per game more than any other player

 

SERIES HISTORY

  • Hillsdale is 3-0 all-time vs. Ohio Valley
  • Hillsdale is 11-3 all-time vs. Ohio Dominican