Thursday, February 20, 2020

Game #27 - Citadel

For the twenty-seventh basketball game of the season, the Cats remain at home to face the Citadel Bulldogs. 

The Cats are currently in a 4-way tie for fourth place in the SoCon standings, while the Bulldogs come to Cullowhee seeking their first conference win of the season.



Game #27 - The Citadel


When
: Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 7:30 pm
Where: Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, NC
Radio: Catamount Sports Network
-announcer: Gary Ayers
TV/video: ESPN3
-announcer: Daniel Hooker (PxP)
Live Stats: WCU Live Stats
Fan Message BoardThe Citadel Independent Sports Network
The Series: The Cats own a 42-36 overall record against the Bulldogs.

Last season's Record (The Citadel): 12-18 overall, 8-7 home, 4-10 away, 4-14 SoCon

This season's Record (The Citadel):  6-20 overall, 3-10 home, 3-10 away, 0-15 SoCon

Head Coach Duggar Baucom, who is in his fifth season with the Bulldogs, returned only two starters from last season's 4-14 team in conference play. Returning for the Bulldogs is guard, Connor Kern & forward 3 Hayden Brown. The Bulldogs were picked to finish 9th in both the coaches and media poll.

Fletcher Abee enters the week ranked 48th in NCAA Division I for 3-point shooting percentage (.380). Abee is tied for 63rd in the nation for 3-pointers made per game (2.60) and tied for 77th with 65 made treys.


Citadel probable starters:
PG - TYSON BATISTE  • Gr. • Springfield, Mo  •  6.5
G - FLETCHER ABEE  • Fr. • Morganton, N.C • 12 ppg
G - KAIDEN RICE  •Jr. • Columbia, S.C. • 13.1 ppg
F - DEREK WEBSTER, JR. Jr. • Tampa, Fla.• 3.3 ppg
F - STEPHEN CLARK Fr. • Matthews, N.C. • 3.4 ppg

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