November 06, 20161st2ndFinal
Newberry464389
South Carolina5354107
Stats at a GlanceNBYSC
FG Percentage.440 (33-75) .500 (39-78)
3P FG Percentage.450 (18-40) .360 (9-25)
FT Percentage.714 (5-7) .800 (20-25)
Offensive Rebounds919
Defensive Rebounds2433
Total Rebounds3352
Turnovers2118
Steals119
Bench Points5332
LeadersNBYSC
PointsSikander Nielsen - 13
James Stepp - 13
THORNWELL - 34
ReboundsJamaal Satisfield - 5
THORNWELL - 11
AssistsD.J. Copeland - 4
THORNWELL - 5
StealsMarshall Lange - 3
James Stepp - 3
DOZIER - 3
BlocksMusah Sackor - 1
Mason Spease - 1
THORNWELL - 5
Newberry to open season with exhibition against South Carolina


Newberry to open season with exhibition against South Carolina
Friday, November 4, 2016 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry men's basketball will open the season in an exhibition contest at South Carolina on Sunday, Nov. 6.

WHO: Newberry College at University of South Carolina
WHERE: Colonial Life Arena in Columbia
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 6
RECORDS: Newberry 0-0, South Carolina 0-0
LIVE AUDIO: www.newberrywolves.tv, WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry County, www.wkdk.com, "WKDK" on TuneIn Radio smartphone app
LIVE STATS: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=147306

NEWBERRY STORYLINES

The Wolves are led by Gerald Evans who tallied 9.8 ppg and 4.8 assists per contest. Evans is the team’s leading returning scorer.
James Stepp contributed 9.5 ppg and 2.8 rebounds per game this past season.
Newberry will look to replace five seniors from last season’s roster.
After the USC exhibition, Newberry will play three games in 40 hours on November 11-12.

SOUTH CAROLINA STORYLINES

South Carolina will play its first action of the season Sunday against the Wolves.
USC recieved a berth in the National Invitation Tournament last season, losing in the second round to Georgia Tech, 83-66.
Sindarius Thornwell led the team with 13.4 ppg along with 4.8 rebounds per game. Thornwell is USC’s leading returning scorer.

NOTES

EARLY RIVALRY
Newberry has played against South Carolina 53 times for a 20-32-1 overall record. Newberry was 9-2-1 in the first 12 meetings against USC.

Last regular season meeting:

Date Site W/L Score
Jan. 7, 1955 Newberry L 112-63

 

Last Newberry win:

Date Site W/L Score
Feb. 3, 1939 Newberry W 43-29