Western Carolina hosts South Carolina Upstate following Gainey’s 26-point game

South Carolina Upstate Spartans (3-4) at Western Carolina Catamounts (4-4).

Cullowhee, North Carolina; Saturday, 5:30 p.M. EST.

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Western Carolina -7.5; over/under is 143.

BOTTOM LINE: South Carolina Upstate visits the Western Carolina Catamounts after Jordan Gainey scored 26 points in South Carolina Upstate’s 93-59 win against the Columbia International Rams.

The Catamounts are 1-1 on their home court. Western Carolina ranks third in the SoCon in rebounding averaging 35.8 rebounds. Tyzhaun Claude leads the Catamounts with 8.5 boards.

The Spartans are 0-4 on the road. South Carolina Upstate ranks sixth in the Big South shooting 35.1% from downtown. Gainey leads the Spartans shooting 44.1% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tre Jackson is scoring 14.7 points per game with 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists for the Catamounts. Claude is averaging 14.6 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 50.6% for Western Carolina.

Gainey averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Spartans, scoring 15.9 points while shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc. Trae Broadnax is averaging 10.3 points and 3.6 assists for South Carolina Upstate.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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