CARROLLTON, Ga. - Saturday returns the West Georgia men's basketball squad to the road, this time in the state of Georgia as the Wolves take on the Clayton State Lakers in Morrow at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
West Georgia (1-2) at Clayton State (0-2)
Morrow, Ga. - The Loch
Saturday, November 16
INSIDE THE RECORDS
The West Georgia Wolves are coming off of their first win of the 2019-20 season this past Wednesday, as the Wolves won a 74-69 contest over the Benedict Tigers on the road in Columbia, SC. Clayton State has not played since last Saturday after falling 87-55 to sixth-ranked Lincoln Memorial followed by a 78-61 loss to Tusculum in Harrogate, Tennessee.
WEST GEORGIA IN THE PAINT
Through the first three games, West Georgia's play in the paint has been almost exclusively from junior Kovi Tate. Wednesday night was a solid example of Tate's power in the paint, as the 6-6 McDonough native had 26 points and 10 rebounds while going head-to-head with a front line that featured a 6-8 and 6-10 player. Tate has had back-to-back double-doubles and is averaging 21.0 points and 10.3 rebounds per game.
WEST GEORGIA ON THE PERIMETER
The Wolves are shooting .301 from long range in the first three games of the season. As a team, West Georgia has hit 22 three-pointers led by junior Kadeim Jones, who has hit 10-of-19 from beyond the arc this season. Seth Brown-Carter and Oronte' Anderson each have hit four three-pointers thus far on the season. Anderson is also leading the Gulf South Conference in assists through the first three games, averaging 6.7 assists per game. He had nine assists against Palm Beach Atlantic last week and seven assists in the win over Benedict Wednesday.