Updated: 8:47 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 | Posted: 10:55 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2010
Who: Wittenberg University (0-1) at Capital University (2-0)
When: 7 p.m. today
Where: Capital Center in Columbus
Radio: WUSO-FM (89.1)
Series: Wittenberg leads 68-29
Last meeting: Wittenberg won 79-69 on Nov. 24, 2009
Last game: Wittenberg lost 90-84 to Indiana University East on Nov. 16, and Capital beat Greensboro 79-70 on Nov. 20.
Wittenberg Yr. Ht. Pos. PPG
David Hieber So. 6-6 W 9.0
Jacob Weide Jr. 6-6 F 7.0
Clayton Black Jr. 6-7 F 26.0
Seth Hill Sr. 6-2 W 6.0
Chris Sullivan Sr. 5-9 G 11.0
Capital Yr. Ht. Pos. PPG
Scott Robertson Sr. 6-6 P 18.0
Spencer Niekamp So. 6-6 F 5.0
Tyler Munro Jr. 6-4 W 9.5
Anthony Bell So. 6-3 W 6.5
DJ Frazier Sr. 6-3 PG 17.0
In last season’s game, the Tigers led by as many as 19 points in the second half, but Capital got as close as six points in the final minutes. ... Springfield High School graduate Zack Burks played five minutes in the season opener, his first game with the team. ... Hill led the team with 10 rebounds in the opener.
Capital had 20-plus turnovers in its first two games. ... It went 2-2 against NCAC schools last year, losing to Wittenberg and Ohio Wesleyan and beating Denison and Kenyon. ... Frazier averaged 12.8 points and 6.9 rebounds last season.
The Wittenberg women (2-1) host Capital (1-1) at 7 tonight. Sarah Watson is off to a strong start, averaging 17.7 points and 10.3 rebounds. Katherine Hueter averages 13.3 points and 9.0 rebounds. Capital beat the Tigers 55-51 in overtime last season.
— David Jablonski, staff writer