December 14, 20161st2ndFinal
Mars Hill463985
Stats at a GlanceMHUMNBY
FG Percentage.466 (34-73) .486 (34-70)
3P FG Percentage.300 (9-30) .368 (14-38)
FT Percentage.571 (8-14) .762 (16-21)
Offensive Rebounds1717
Defensive Rebounds2426
Total Rebounds4143
Bench Points4849
PointsBennett Wilson - 18
Justin Hartfield - 18
Marshall Lange - 23
ReboundsIndiana Rotondo - 10
D.J. Copeland - 8
AssistsValentin Bauer - 10
Mason Spease - 4
StealsBennett Wilson - 3
D.J. Copeland - 4
BlocksDotson Griffin - 1
Manny Polston - 1
Makyle Wilkerson - 1
Newberry Looks to Return to Winning Ways Against Mars Hill

Newberry Looks to Return to Winning Ways Against Mars Hill
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry men's basketball will host Mars Hill on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Eleazer Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 p.m.

WHO: Newberry College vs. Mars Hill 
WHERE: Eleazer Arena in Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 8:00 p.m.
RECORDS: Newberry 5-4, 1-3 SAC, Mars Hill 3-5, 1-2 SAC
LIVE AUDIO: WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry County,, "WKDK" on TuneIn smartphone app


Gerald Evans currently leads Newberry with 14.0 points per game.

Six Newberry players are averaging double-figure points per game.

Newberry has won 12 straight against Mars Hill. Newberry’s last loss against the Lions came on Feb. 2, 2011.

Lamell Washington notched a team-high six rebounds against Anderson in his debut.

This is the last home contest in 2016 at Eleazer Arena. 


Mars Hill is 3-5 this season and currently sits at 1-2 in South Atlantic Conference play.

Vernon Jackson leads the Lions at 17.1 points per game.

Cody Hylton is fifth in the South Atlantic Conference in three-point percentage at 50.0 percent.

Last season, Mars Hill finished 9-19 overall and 5-17 in the SAC.

Vic Finora is the interim head coach for the Lions.



Newberry is currently second in NCAA Division II in forced turnovers per game at 24.89.

Newberry also leads the South Atlantic Conference in free throw percentage at 78.8 percent.



For complete coverage, view game notes from the Newberry Athletic Communications staff.