January 16, 20171st2ndFinal
Benedict354984
Newberry404787
Stats at a GlanceBENEDICTNBY
FG Percentage.432 (32-74) .394 (28-71)
3P FG Percentage.375 (6-16) .242 (8-33)
FT Percentage.609 (14-23) .719 (23-32)
Offensive Rebounds2114
Defensive Rebounds3524
Total Rebounds5638
Turnovers2213
Steals616
Bench Points3045
LeadersBENEDICTNBY
PointsMorris - 20
D.J. Copeland - 20
ReboundsFrost - 16
Quaman Burton - 8
AssistsSpencer - 7
James Stepp - 3
Gerald Evans - 3
StealsHawkins - 2
James Stepp - 4
Quaman Burton - 4
BlocksMorris - 2
James Stepp - 1
Gerald Evans - 1
Newberry Faces Benedict in Final Non-Conference Contest


Newberry Faces Benedict in Final Non-Conference Contest
Sunday, January 15, 2017 | by Bryan Eckelberg, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – Newberry will play its final non-conference game of the season on Monday against Benedict. Tipoff from Eleazer Arena is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

WHO: Newberry College vs. Benedict
WHERE: Eleazer Arena in Newberry, S.C. 
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
RECORDS: Newberry 11-4, Benedict 8-7
LIVE VIDEO: www.newberrywolves.tv
LIVE AUDIO: WKDK-AM 1240 in Newberry County, www.wkdk.com, "WKDK" on TuneIn smartphone app
LIVE STATS: www.newberrystats.com

NEWBERRY STORYLINES

Newberry’s defense has allowed season-lows of 68 and 67 points, respectively, in the last two contests.

The Wolves have won six game in a row, its most since the 2014-15 season when Newberry ran out to a 10-0 start.

Newberry is second in the South Atlantic Conference in free-throw percentage at 74.5 percent.

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


BENEDICT STORYLINES

Quayshun Hawkins leads Benedict with 20.1 points per game.

Benedict currently leads the SIAC East standings.

Christopher Spencer leads the Tigers with 7.3 rebounds per game.

This is the first recorded meeting between Newberry and Benedict.

The Tigers defeated Spring Hill College 88-72 on Saturday.

 
NOTES

Newberry has won 10 of its last 13 contests.

The Wolves are first in NCAA Division II in made three-point field goals per game at 15.7.


MORE INFORMATION

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