TIFFIN, Ohio - Riding a four-game win streak, Tiffin men's basketball heads to Owensboro, Kentucky for a pair of games in the KWC Thanksgiving Classic on Friday and Saturday.
After coming up short in two games to open the season, Tiffin has rattled off four-straight wins including a pair of 40+ point victories.
Through six games, the Dragons are vastly outscoring opponents to the tune of 91.5 points per game to 77.8 points per game.
Three Dragons average double figure scoring, led by Jairus Stevens with 17.7 points per game, 7.7 rebounds per game, and a 51.9 FG%. Joshua Williams is next with 16.2 points per game and 1.7 steals per game, followed by Trent Williams at 10.2 points per game and 2.7 assists per contest.
Scouting the Warhawks:
Auburn-Montgomery has had an inconsistent start to the season, unable to string together more than two wins in a row at any point. Last weekend, the Warhawks opened GSC play with a 73-71 win over Lee (Tenn.) and a 68-54 defeat at the hands of No. 11 Alabama-Huntsville.
The Warhawks offer a very balanced scoring attack with four players averaging between 11 and 13 points on the year. Darrion Taylor leads the was with 13.1 points per game, shooting 41.5% from deep and also leading the squad with 4.1 assists per outing.
Carlos Bell is next with 12.9 points per game, Stanley Davis averages 12.5 points per game, and Maharrith Jackson chips in 11.1 points per game and a team-leading 7.6 boards per game.
Scouting the Cardinals:
Wheeling has started 2019 with four consecutive victories, including a 31-point rout of GMAC member Malone. The Cardinals are currently averaging over 20 points per game more than opponents.
Emmanuel Ansong has been a one-man wrecking crew down low for the Cardinals, averaging 19.5 points and 9.5 rebounds through the first four games.
Two others are in double figures in scoring with Jordan Reid at 15.0 points per game and Jarett Haines at 13.0 points per outing.