WHEN: 7:05 p.m. Saturday. WHERE: McAlister Field House
RECORDS: Wofford 12-10, 7-3; The Citadel 4-21, 0-10.
NOTES: The Citadel lost its 13th straight game by 54-45 at App State on Thursday night ... That's the Bulldogs' longest skid since a 13-gamer in 2004-5 and three shy of the school record of 16 set in 1953-54 ... Quinton Marshall scored 13 points and Matt Van Scyoc 12 for the Bulldogs against App State ... The Bulldogs rank No. 346 in the NCAA RPI, ahead of only three teams ... In SoCon games, The Citadel ranks last in scoring offense at 62.1 ppg ... But the Bulldogs' slow-down tactics in the last two games have helped them improve from last to ninth in scoring defense (73.7 ppg) ... For example, Davidson took 46 shots and scored 62 points in a win over The Citadel; in the next game, Davidson had 57 shots and scored 109 points against Samford ... Wofford coach Mike Young once again has his team in the thick of the SoCon race, in third place with a 7-3 mark and five straight wins ... In a 74-61 win over Georgia Southern on Thursday, Wofford used a 32-9 run to erase a 13-point deficit in the second half ... The Terriers took a 79-75 win OT over the Bulldogs on Jan. 9 behind 28 points from F Lee Skinner ... In SoCon play, Wofford is first in scoring defense (65 ppg) ... At kenpom.com, Wofford ranks No. 125 in the nation in defensive efficiency, allowing 1.02 points per possession; The Citadel is No. 343 allowing 1.173 points per possession ... G Karl Cochran is 10th in the SoCon in scoring (15.2 ppg), with G Spencer Collins 12th at 14.2 ppg ... G John Swinton, a junior from Wando High School, is averaging 1.6 points in 20 games, and came off the bench to score seven key points in a 71-60 win over Western Carolina ... kenpom.com predicts a a 68-59 win for No. 213 Wofford over No. 349 The Citadel.
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