In search of its eighth straight home win, the USC Upstate men’s basketball team returns home after a three-game road trip to host Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the Hodge Center.
USC Upstate (15-11, 8-5) enters play in sole possession of third place in the Atlantic Sun standings following a road trip that saw the Spartans go 2-1 with victories over Northern Kentucky and ETSU.
Upstate and Florida Gulf Coast will be meeting on the hardwood for the 13th time when the two teams tipoff from the Hodge Center. Florida Gulf Coast leads Upstate 8-4 in the all-time series that dates back to the 2007-08 season. The Eagles have won three straight meetings with Upstate, which includes a 63-60 victory earlier this season from Alico Arena. Upstate is 2-3 all-time against Florida Gulf Coast inside the Hodge Center.