Manchester University takes to the road to Lexington, Ky., for a men's and women's and doubleheader against Transylvania University Saturday, Jan. 11.
Game specifics: Tipoff is approximately 3 p.m. at Beck Recreation and Athletic Center on Transylvania's campus … Live statistics and video can be viewed at www.muspartans.com, the Internet home of Manchester University athletics … MU holds a slim 6-3 edge in the series with the Pioneers dating back to 2009-10 which includes a split in 2012-13 with each side winning on the other's home court.
Spartan Shorts:The Black and Gold stand 2-10 overall and 1-4 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference after a hard-fought 67-65 win at Franklin. Junior forward Jon Thompson (Rushville, Ind.) continued his recent tear with 30 points to lead the charge. He's tallied 53 in his first two games in a Spartan uniform this season which increased his personal streak of double-figure scoring to four straight games and five of the last six dating back to the late stages of 2012-13. During that span, he's recorded 20-points-or-more four times … Freshman guard Blake Brouwer (Elkhart, Ind.) tallied 12 points in the decision to record his sixth double-figure scoring game of the year … Sophomore forward Jared Schrock (Logansport, Ind.) continues to keep his name in the HCAC's top 10 in blocked shots. His .8 per game average is fifth-best.
Anderson Rivalry Renews: MU host the Ravens Wednesday, Jan. 15.