HPU Men’s Basketball Game at Georgia Tabbed for ESPNU Telecast

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point University men’s basketball team’s game at SEC foe Georgia will air live on ESPNU on Wednesday, November 25.

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The contest between the Panthers and Bulldogs will tip at 5 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. It will mark the second meeting between the schools and HPU’s 12th all-time game against an SEC opponent.

The game is HPU’s first nationally televised game announced so far for 2015-16. The Panthers appeared on the ESPN Family of Networks nine times in 2014-15, including three ESPNU contests.

High Point returns 11 of 15 letter winners from last season’s Big South regular season championship team, including three-time all-Big South First Team selection and 2014 AP All-American John Brown. The Panthers bring back 76 percent of their scoring and 76 percent of their rebounding from a year ago.


About the Panthers: The High Point University men’s basketball team is coming off a record-breaking 2014-15 season that saw the Panthers set new Div. I program records for wins (23), Big South wins (13), road wins (9) and Big South road wins (6). HPU advanced to the postseason for the third-straight year and earned its first ever postseason win with a victory over UMES in the CIT. HPU is the winningest Big South program over the past three years and is one of just six schools nationally to have won a regular season conference title in each of the past three campaigns, joining Gonzaga, Kansas, Davidson, Harvard and Stephen F. Austin.