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Wabash-Wittenberg preview


WABASH AT WITTENBERG PREVIEW

Who: Wabash (7-14, 5-7 NCAC) at Wittenberg (14-7, 7-5 NCAC)

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Pam Evans Smith Arena

Probable Wittenberg starters

Height, Class, Position, PPG

Cole Bond, 6-6, Jr., F, 2.2

Steven Newell, 6-0, Jr., G, 7.2

Zack Leahy, 6-0, Jr., G, 12.0

Sam Collins, 6-4, So., W, 11.0

Scott Masin, 6-5, Jr., P, 15.1

Probable Wabash starters

Height, Class, Position, PPG

Daniel Purvlicis, 6-7, Fr., F, 11.4

Pete Nicksic, 6-7, Jr., F, 7.9

Houston Hodges, 5-8, So., G, 3.9

Ross Sponsler, 6-2, Fr, G, 12.8

Andy Walsh, 6-3, Jr., G, 7.9

About Wittenberg: The Tigers beat Allegheny 81-64 on Saturday and now sit all alone in third place in the North Coast Athletic Conference, two games back of Ohio Wesleyan and four games back of Wooster. Three 6-6 teams are right behind the Tigers: DePauw, Denison and Kenyon. The top four teams in the standings at the end of the regular season host NCAC tournament quarterfinal games Feb. 19. … Collins leads the Tigers with 57 assists. Newell is the team’s top 3-point shooter (42-of-100).

About Wabash: The Little Giants upset No. 8 Wooster 55-48 on Saturday, overcoming a 27-17 halftime deficit. Sponsler led all scorers with 20 points. It was the Scots’ first NCAC loss. They’re 18-3 and 11-1. … Wabash has had four different leading scorers in the last five games. … The teams have split the regular-season series the last two seasons. Wittenberg has won five of the last seven games in the series, including a 50-45 win at Crawfordsville on Jan. 16.

Women’s game: The Tigers (10-11, 6-6 NCAC) host Denison at 6 p.m. They won 57-46 at Allegheny on Saturday, snapping a two-game losing streak. Enri Small scored 22 points, and Heather Schroeder and Taylore Bundy each had 12. The Tigers are tied for fourth place with Allegheny and Ohio Wesleyan.


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