|November 06, 2016||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||NBY||SC|
|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)|
James Stepp - 13
James Stepp - 3
Mason Spease - 1
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
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.
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:
|Jan. 7, 1955||Newberry||L||112-63|
Last Newberry win:
|Feb. 3, 1939||Newberry||W||43-29|