Men's Basketball Hosts Baldwin Wallace Saturday

Men's Basketball Hosts Baldwin Wallace Saturday




WILMINGTON, Ohio – The Wilmington College men's basketball team continues its search for an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) victory when Baldwin Wallace University (BW) comes to Hermann Court for a 3 p.m. contest on Saturday.

The Teams: Wilmington and BW. The Fightin' Quakers are 4-7 overall and 0-5 in OAC play after a 72-58 loss at Capital University on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets are 10-2 overall and sit atop the OAC standings with a 4-1 mark. BW, which is receiving votes in the most recent Top 25 poll, most recently defeated the University of Mount Union 96-93.

The Coaches: K.C. Hunt enters his 11th season as head coach of Wilmington's men's basketball program. Hunt, who has coached two All-Americans and seven of the school's 1,000-point scorers, led the Quakers to OAC Tournament titles in 2010 and 2014. He garnered Great Lakes Region Coach of the Year honors for guiding Wilmington to OAC Tournament title and a win in the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2010. Tom Heil, who led the Yellow Jackets to the OAC Tournament championship game last season, is in his third season as head coach at BW.

The Players: Christian Jones and Nathan Scott are the two Quakers to average double figures in scoring. Jones, who is a member of the 1,000-point club, averages 19.5 points per game while Scott, along with Andrew Russell and Will Patrick, grab three rebounds each. Jones also leads Wilmington in assists per game at 2.7. A quartet of Yellow Jackets, Cam Kuhn, Jay Battle, Jake Fetherolf and Michael Quiring, all score in double figures. Kuhn leads the bunch at 18.4 points per game while Fetherolf averages nearly 10 rebounds per contest.

Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Wilmington 78.5, BW 80.0; opponents' points per game – Wilmington 80.8, BW 71.9; field goal percentage – Wilmington 41.9, BW 46.4; three-point percentage – Wilmington 35.1, BW 36.9; free throw percentage – Wilmington 75.6, BW 75.2; rebounds per game – Wilmington 30.4, BW 36.9; assist-to-turnover ratio – Wilmington 1.00, BW  1.06.

Recent History: Wilmington is an even 13-13 against BW in the last decade. The Yellow Jackets have won the last seven meetings, however.

Coverage: Live statistics and live audio of the game will be available – visit the links above.

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Up Next: Wilmington continues OAC play at Muskingum University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.