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Rose-Hulman hosts Anderson in Key Wednesday Men's Basketball Matchup

Rose-Hulman hosts Anderson in Key Wednesday Men's Basketball Matchup

TERRE HAUTE, Ind -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hosts Anderson University in a matchup of teams tied for second place in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball standings on Wednesday at 7:30 pm.



Rose-Hulman (7-6, 4-2 HCAC) News & Notes:

  • Rose-Hulman enters on a 5-game winning streak after defeating Bluffton, Wabash, Hanover, Earlham and Mt. St. Joseph.
  • Career-high scoring efforts from Eli Combs (16 points), Max Chaplin (14 points) and Vuk Djuric (9 points) helped lift Rose-Hulman past Mount St. Joseph 74-68 on Saturday.
  • Craig McGee leads RHIT in scoring (17.5 ppg), rebounds (8.6 rpg), assists (7.2 apg) and steals (1.5 spg).  He had the first triple-double in RHIT history earlier this year.
  • Three players have crossed 20 points in a game this season for the Fightin' Engineers.  Craig McGee has five 20-point performances, and both Zach Callahan and Trey Wurtz have one each.
  • Head coach Rusty Loyd enters contest with a career record of 87-59.  Loyd has led Rose-Hulman to one regular season confrence title and two appearances in the HCAC Tournament Championship Game.
  • After Wednesday's game, Rose-Hulman hosts Transylvania University on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Anderson (7-6, 4-2 HCAC) News & Notes:

  • Anderson has identical records to Rose-Hulman of 7-6 overall and 4-2 in HCAC play.
  • Maurice Knight leads the Ravens in scoring at 19.5 points and rebounding at 8.6 rebounds per game.
  • Four players currently average in double figures in scoring for the Ravens.
  • Anderson had a 5-game winning streak until Wednesday's loss to Franklin.