HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- Hampden-Sydney College will welcome the University of Lynchburg for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men's basketball game on Wednesday night, February 13, at 7 p.m. in S. Douglas Fleet Gymnasium. The Tigers are 4-17 overall, 1-13 in the ODAC, while the Hornets are 19-5 overall, 10-5 in the ODAC. It's Senior Night for forward and team captain Justin Reid/Cary, N.C., who will be recognized during a special pre-game ceremony. The contest can be heard locally on WFLO Radio, 95.7 FM.
Hampden-Sydney (4-17, 1-13 ODAC)
vs. Lynchburg (19-5, 10-5 ODAC) | GAME NOTES (PDF) | LIVE STATS | AUDIO | VIDEO
Location: S. Douglas Fleet Gymnasium | Hampden-Sydney, Va.
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
Time: 7 p.m.
Radio: Cannon Watson (play-by-play), Walker Carter
Scouting the Tigers
H-SC is coached by 11th-year head coach Dee Vick '94, who has led the program to an overall record of 156-137 (tied for second all-time in wins), including 81-93 in the ODAC. Vick is assisted by Chuck Thomas, T.J. Grimes and Daniel Eacho.
The Tigers have dropped a highly uncharacteristic 15 consecutive contests, including 10-straight ODAC games. H-SC has been led this season by junior guard Chaise Johnson/Richmond, who is averaging 11.1 points (20 3FGs) and 2.8 rebounds. He is followed by junior guard/forward Kevin Quinn/Durham, N.C. (8.8 points [39 3GFs] , 3.0 rebounds), freshman forward Warren Zager/Nashville, Tenn. (8.2 points, 5.4 rebounds), sophomore center/forward Jake Hahn/Ruckersville (7.9 points, 3.5 rebounds) along with Justin Reid (6.0 points, 3.1 rebounds). H-SC is averaging 65.7 points per game, while allowing 78.8 points to opponents.
Scouting the Hornets
Lynchburg is coached by 11th-year head coach Hilliary Scott. The Hornets have won two-straight games after dropping their previous four contests. Prior to this recent six-game stretch, Lynchburg had won 10 consecutive games and 17 of its first 18 contests overall. The Hornets are receiving a vote in this week's D3hoops.com Top 25 after being ranked as high as No. 14 on January 20. Lynchburg has been led by seniors Austin Wrighten (17.5 points [29 3FGs], 9.5 rebounds) and Connor Schroeder (16.1 points [51 3FGs], 6.7 rebounds) along with junior Chance Greene (10.8 points [54 3FGs], 2.6 rebounds). The Hornets are averaging 78.2 points, while yielding 70.4 points.
Justin Reid is a four-year team member who has started 26 of 85 career games, posting 126 career points, 187 career rebounds, 38 career assists, 30 career steals and 19 career blocks. He has shot 47 percent from the field (110-236) and 69 percent at the free throw line (57-83). His career-highs include 14 points against Randolph-Macon earlier this season on December 5, seven rebounds -- three times, most-recently against Virginia Wesleyan this season on January 30, two assists -- nine times, two steals -- five times and two blocks -- two times. Reid has five double-figure scoring games during his career. He is enjoying his finest season as a Tiger this year, averaging 6.0 points and 3.1 rebounds, adding 16 assists, 11 steals and five blocks. A team captain, Reid is one of the President's Men at H-SC, serving as an ambassador of the President and representative of the College, while also a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and the Golf Club Team. Justin is the son of Brian and Cheryl Reid.
Tigers among ODAC Leaders
Chaise Johnson leads the ODAC in free throw percentage (89.0%, 65-73). Sophomore Brendan McHale/Charleston, S.C. ranks fourth in assists (3.9) and 14th in assist/turnover ratio (1.7). Freshman Cole Atwood/Mount Olive, N.C. ranks sixth in three-point percentage. Freshman Morgan McKay/Banner Elk, N.C. ranks 11th in blocks (0.8). Jake Hahn ranks 12th in field goal percentage (51.2%, 62-121).
H-SC will conclude the regular season on the road at Emory & Henry College on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Emory.