Sunday, November 11, 2012

Basketball: Mars Hill at Western Carolina

Mars Hill will visit Western Carolina on November 11, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Ramsey Center.

Rick Scruggs is the first year head coach for the Lions.  Last season the Lions had an overall record of 6-22 and a South Atlantic Conference (SAC) record of 3-15.

The Lions and Catamounts last met on the basketball court back in 1992, with the Lions winning, 86-74 under then head coach, Greg Blatt.  The Cats leads the series all time, 15-6, with the two first meeting in 1945.

Mars Hill dropped an exhibition game to High Point 96-62 back on Nov. 3.  Daron Guyton led Mars Hill with 18 points and Carter Wright finished with 12 for the Lions. Since becoming a NCAA Division I program in 1976-77.

Western Carolina is 29-7 in the first home game played in Cullowhee.