HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Hampden-Sydney College will travel to Ferrum College for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball road game on Wednesday, January 23, at 7 p.m. in Ferrum. The Tigers are 4-11 overall, 1-7 in the ODAC, while the Panthers are 3-15 overall, 2-7 in the ODAC. The contest can be heard locally on WFLO Radio, 95.7 FM.
Hampden-Sydney (4-11, 1-7 ODAC)
at Ferrum (3-15, 2-7 ODAC) | GAME NOTES (PDF) | LIVE STATS | AUDIO | VIDEO
Location: Swartz Gymnasium | Ferrum, Va.
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019
Time: 7 p.m.
Radio: Cannon Watson (play-by-play)
Scouting the Tigers
H-SC (4-11, 1-7) suffered a 105-94 home setback to conference opponent Emory & Henry on Jan. 19. Junior guard/forward Kevin Quinn/Durham, N.C. led the Tigers with 23 points off the bench, including 5-6 three-point field goals. H-SC is coached by 11th-year head coach Dee Vick '94, who has led the program to an overall record of 156-131 during his tenure, including 81-87 in the ODAC. Vick is assisted by Chuck Thomas, T.J. Grimes and Daniel Eacho.
H-SC has dropped nine consecutive contests, including four-straight ODAC games. The Tigers have been led this season by junior guard Chaise Johnson/Richmond, who is averaging 10.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. He is followed by Kevin Quinn (10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds), freshman forward Warren Zager/Nashville, Tenn. (9.1 points, 6.0 rebounds), sophomore center/forward Jake Hahn/Ruckersville (8.6 points, 3.3 rebounds) along with senior forward and team captain Justin Reid/Cary, N.C. (6.3 points, 2.8 rebounds). H-SC is averaging 69.1 points per game, while allowing 79.1 points to opponents.
Scouting the Panthers
Ferrum is 3-15 overall, 2-7 in the ODAC following a 70-57 road loss at league member Virginia Wesleyan on Jan. 19. The Panthers are coached by second-year head coach Tyler Sanborn. Sanborn had previously served as an assistant coach at Hampden-Sydney for five seasons, including the last four as the program's recruiting coordinator. Ferrum has dropped three-straight games, and seven of its last eight games overall, but do own an 85-80 road win at H-SC back on December 15. The Panthers have been led by senior guard Marcus Huff (16.2 points, 4.0 rebounds) and junior guard Rashad Reed (13.5 points, 3.1 rebounds). Ferrum is averaging 64.1 points, while yielding 75.1 points.
Tigers Among ODAC Leaders
Chaise Johnson ranks second in the ODAC in free throw percentage (87.3%, 48-55). Sophomore guard Brendan McHale/Charleston, S.C. ranks fifth in assists (3.8) and 12th in assist/turnover ratio (1.8). Jake Hahn ranks fifth in field goal percentage (57.1%, 52-91). Kevin Quinn is tied for 15th in three-point field goals (32). Warren Zager ranks 18th in defensive rebounds (4.5), while 19th in minutes (29.7) and blocks (0.6).
H-SC will return home to host ODAC member Bridgewater College at S. Douglas Fleet Gymnasium on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m., before ODAC opponent Virginia Wesleyan University visits Fleet Gym on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m.
JAYVEE TEAM AT HOME THURSDAY NIGHT
The H-SC JV Team is hosting the University of North Carolina JV Team on Thursday night, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at Fleet Gym. The UNC squad is coached by former Tar Heel guard, 12-year NBA veteran and seven-year ESPN analyst Hubert Davis, who is in his sixth season as a member of the Carolina Basketball coaching staff. Tiger assistant coach Chuck Thomas coaches the H-SC JV Team. Several former Tiger JV players have moved up to the H-SC varsity program in previous years, including current Hampden-Sydney Roundball Club advisory board member John Neuner IV '97 and current faculty member Dr. Kristian Hargadon '01, Chair, Elliott Associate Professor of Biology at the College.