Friday, February 19, 2021

Game #23 - Wofford

The Catamounts return to the Ramsey Center for a two-game homestand before the tournament, first hosting Wofford in the Ramsey Center   

When: Saturday, February 20, 2020, at 1 pm
Where:  Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, NC
Radio: none
TV/video:  ESPN+ 
-announcers:  -   Gary Ayers 
Official Athletic SiteWoffordTerriers
Wofford Message Board:  WoffordFans

The Series: In a series that started in 1948, the Cats own a 30-31 record versus the Terriers. WCU is coming into the game off a loss to Wofford on January 23 by a final score of 78-91.
Mark Prosser's record vs. the Terriers:  2-2

Wofford Head Coach: Jay McAuley
Jay McAuley's Record at Wofford:    13-8  /  1st season

Terrier's record this season (2020-21): 13-8 overall, 10-5 SoCon, 8-3 home, 5-4 away, 0-1 neutral
Terrier's record last season (2019-20): 19-16 overall, 8-10  conf., 4-1 home, 4-2 away, 0-1 neutral

Game Notes:    Western Carolina       -     Wofford

Key Returners: Storm Murphy, Tray Hollowell, Messiah Jones, Ryan Larson, Isaiah Bigelow
Key Losses: Chevez Goodwin, Nathan Hoover, Trevor Stumpe
Key Newcomers: Nick Pringle, Sam Godwin, Keaton Turner, Max Klesmit, BJ Mack (South Florida)

The Terriers are currently in second place, a half-game behind UNCG, as Wofford travels to Cullowhee, sporting a 10-5 conference record.   The Terriers currently are in 7th place in scoring with an average of 76.6  but are holding opponents to 65.2 ppg, good enough for second in the league. 

Wofford Stat Leaders:
Points: Storm Murphy, 19.4 ppg 
Rebounds: Messiah Jones, 6.6 rpg 
Assists: Storm Murphy, 4.8 apg 
Steals: Ryan Larson, 1.3 stls/g 
Blocks: 2 tied with 0.7 blks/g