Patriot cagers head to USCA on Wednesday

Patriot cagers head to USCA on Wednesday

The Francis Marion University men and women's basketball teams are set to travel to USC Aiken on Wednesday, Jan. 8, to continue Peach Belt Conference play.

The Francis Marion women's team will tip-off at 5:30 p.m. against USC Aiken (7-5, 2-2).

The Patriots (5-4, 1-2) are led by sophomore center Zaria Woods with 16.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, followed by junior forward Kianna Adderton, who is averaging 14.9 points and 6.8 rebounds per game

The Patriots lead the all-time series with USCA 52-31.

The FMU men's contest against USC Aiken (8-6, 4-0) will follow the women game with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off on Wednesday evening.

FMU (3-7, 2-1) is averaging 82.7 points per game and is led by sophomore forward Winston Hill (19.8 ppg, 9.0 rpg), followed by senior guard Jaquez Smith (12.8 ppg) and junior forward Kendall Wall (11.8 ppg, 8.1 rpg). The Patriots also lead the all-time series with the Pacers 46-42.

The next home games for Francis Marion will be Saturday (Jan. 11) against Lander University at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. For those contests, FMU will offer a special 4-for-$4 promotion where four people can get into the game for just $4.  This will be Francis Marion's first home appearance of the New Year.