On Saturday, Winthrop travels to Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center to take on Presbyterian. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Eagles defeated the Blue Hose 62-51 on Jan. 16 and are 7-2 against them over the past four years.
Winthrop is eigth in the conference and Presbyterian is 11th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.
In their last outing, behind 20 points from Andre Smith, the Eagles defeated Charleston Southern 70-65 on Feb. 13. In addition to his 9.2 points per game, he is also chipping in 3 rebounds per game. For the Blue Hose, Khalid Mutakabbir finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds in the 60-53 loss to Coastal Carolina on Feb. 13. His 15.3 points per game is the highest mark on the team.
StatSmack! Winthrop is better than Presbyterian
Winthrop attacks the glass, with more rebounds (33.6 per game vs. 29.0 per game) than Presbyterian this season.
You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Winthrop currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (976 to 967) than Presbyterian, per the NCAA.
Winthrop has a better record at home than Presbyterian this season (9-4 vs. 5-6).
The Winthrop blocks leader (Larry Brown, 20 blocks) has more blocks than the Presbyterian blocks leader (Joshua Clyburn, 17 blocks).