CSU looks to extend streak vs Longwood
Buccaneer Fieldhouse, Charleston, South Carolina; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Charleston Southern looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Longwood. In its last six wins against the Lancers, Charleston Southern has won by an average of 15 points. Longwood’s last win in the series came on March 3, 2016, a 75-69 victory.
SENIOR STUDS: Longwood’s Shabooty Phillips, Jaylon Wilson and Juan Munoz have collectively accounted for 40 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 59 percent of all Lancers points over the last five games.SHABOOTY CAN SHOOT: Phillips has connected on 29.6 percent of the 71 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 7 of 24 over the last five games. He’s also converted 80 percent of his foul shots this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Longwood is 0-9 when scoring fewer than 67 points and 5-1 when scoring at least 67.
STREAK SCORING: Charleston Southern has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 85 points while giving up 60.
DID YOU KNOW: Longwood has averaged only 72.6 points per game over its last five games. The Lancers are giving up 83.2 points per game over that stretch.