RICHMOND, Indiana – The Earlham College men's basketball team hosts Fairhaven Baptist College in a non-conference contest at Schuckman Court on Wednesday evening. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The Teams: Earlham and Fairhaven Baptist. The Quakers are 1-3 on the season after falling 82-69 at Wabash College on Monday. The Conquerors have played five contest thus far this season, but results for those contests are not available.
The Coaches: Jason Polykoff is in his fourth season leading the Quakers' men's basketball program. Polykoff, who came to Earlham from the University of Pennsylvania, led the program to its best finish in a decade last season. Dan Armacost is the head coach of Fairhaven Baptist.
The Players: A trio of Quakers average double figures in scoring. Elijah Wilson-Thomas leads the bunch with an average of 20.0 points per game while Chainey Zolman scored 13.3 points and grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest. Darrell Hutchison Jr. has scored 11.3 points per game through four contests this year while Blake Bonin dished out nearly five assists per game. Statistics for Fairhaven Baptist are not available.
Tale of the Tape: Points per game – Earlham 75.5, opponents' points per game – Earlham 82.3; field goal percentage – Earlham 40.9: three-point percentage – Earlham 38.6; free throw percentage – Earlham 67.1; rebounds per game – Earlham 31.5; assist-to-turnover ratio – Earlham 1.17.
Recent History: Earlham has not faced Fairhaven Baptist since joining the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) prior to the 2010-11 season.
Coverage: Live statistics and live video of both contests will be available – visit the links above.
Social Media: Earlham athletics is represented on Facebook (Earlham Quakers Athletics), Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (@Earlham Quakers). The Quakers also have a mobile application (Earlham Athletics Front Row) available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
Up Next: Earlham opens HCAC play against Anderson University on Saturday. Tip-off from Schuckman Court is slated for 3 p.m.