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Panthers return home to face William Jewell, Thur., 6:05 pm

Drury Panthers (3-3, 3-3 GLVC) vs. William Jewell Cardinals (1-6, 1-6 GLVC)
Thur., Jan. 14, 2021 – 6:05 pm
O’Reilly Family Event Center 
 
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Panthers back home to face William Jewell, Thur., 6:05 pm
The Drury Panthers are back at home for their second of three games this week as they host William Jewell on Thursday at 6:05 pm at the O’Reilly Family Event Center.
 
Drury is 3-3 and is coming off of a 78-73 loss at Missouri-St. Louis on Tuesday. The Cardinals opened the year with a 70-69 win at Indianapolis, a team that hosted last year’s NCAA-II Midwest Regional tournament. William Jewell lost at Southwest Baptist on Saturday, 74-62, in their last game.
 
Jason Montgomery had 35 points and eight rebounds to lead Drury at UMSL on Tuesday. The Panthers have had players score 30 or more points in two of their last three games. Conley Garrison had 34 points on Jan. 6 against McKendree.
 
Drury leads the all-time series against William Jewell 41-34 and took both games against the Cardinals last year. The Panthers won 89-59 in Liberty, Missouri, on Feb. 15, and they won at the O’ 85-68 on Feb. 27.
 
Drury is back at home on Saturday when they host Rockhurst for a 2 pm game at the O’. Saturday’s game will end a stretch of six games in 14 days for the Panthers.
 
Last Game
UMSL 78 Drury 73 (Jan. 12 at UMSL)
— The Panthers led 33-31 at halftime but were outscored 47-40 in the second half
— Jason Montgomery led DU with 35 points and had 8 rebounds
 
All-Time Series Notes vs William Jewell
— According the latest numbers on file, Drury leads the all-time series against William Jewell 41-34
— Since both programs have been in the NCAA, DU has won 11 of the 16 meetings and were 2-0 against the Cardinals last year
 
2019-20 Series
Drury 89 William Jewell 59 (Feb. 15, 2020, at WJ)
— Cal Hartley had a double-double going for 28 points and 10 rebounds; he was 6 for 8 from three-point range
— DU owned a 38-22 rebound advantage
 
Drury 85 William Jewell 68 (Feb. 27, 2020, at DU)
— DU led 44-28 at halftime
— Conley Garrison led the Panthers with 17 points and 9 rebounds
— Drury shot 54 percent from the field going 37 for 68 from the field
 
Conley Garrison five points from 1,500
Drury guard Conley Garrison cracked Drury’s top 20 on their all-time scoring list. He passed Jim McKnight (1956-60) for 18th place on the list on Jan. 6 vs McKendree. Garrison enters the next game with 1,495 career points and the senior from Bolivar is five points away from reaching 1,500 career points. 
 
Drury’s All-Time Scoring List
1. Lonnie Holmes (1991-95), 2,341

15. Gail Fredrick (’65-’69) 1,559
16. Philip Mooberry (’92-’95) 1,508
17. Cameron Adams (2011-15) 1,506
18. Conley Garrison (2017-pres.) 1,495
19. Jim McKnight (’56-’60) 1,473
 
Garrison also tied for 3rd in career three-pointers
Conley Garrison also starts 2020-21 ranked fourth in Drury history in career three-pointers. He enters his next game with 277 three’s and is tied with Steven Gum (2004-08) for third on the all-time list.
 
Drury’s All-Time Three’s Made List
1. Alex Hall (2009-13) 389
2. Matt Miller (1998-2002) 351
T-3. Steven Gum (2004-08) 277
T-3. Conley Garrison (2017-pres.) 277
5. Jasen Fronabarger (1995-99) 244
 
QUICK FACTS
Records
Drury: 3-3 (3-3 GLVC)
WJ: 1-6 (1-6 GLVC)
 
Head Coaches
DU: Steve Hesser (17th year, 346-138)
WJ: Chris McCabe (2nd year, 11-24)  
 
Last Game
DU: Lost at UMSL 78-73 (Tue.)
WJ: Lost at Southwest Baptist 74-62 (Sat.)
 
2019-20 Series
Drury 89 William Jewell 59 (Feb. 15, 2020 at WJ)
Drury 85 William Jewell 68 (Feb. 27, 2020 at DU)
 
All-Time Series
Drury 41-34
 
Up Next
Drury vs Rockhurst — Thur., Jan. 16, 2021
2 pm – O’Reilly Family Event Center    
 
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