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Harding Men's Basketball hosts Champion Baptist on Tuesday at 2 p.m.

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Harding men's basketball will look to remain unbeaten this season when it hosts Champion Baptist on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Rhodes Field House. The Bisons are 2-0 and play their first six games at home to open the season.

The game will air live in Searcy on KVHU 95.3-FM with Billy Morgan and Scott Goode on the call. Live video, audio and statistics will be available on HardingSports.com.

Harding is coming off a 79-62 victory over St. Edward's on Saturday in Searcy. Senior forward Zach Roddenberry scored 30 points and had a career-high 16 rebounds to lead the Bisons. Senior Bradley Spencer added 22 points and five steals.

Roddenberry is averaging 24 points and 11 rebounds through two games.

Champion Baptist is a member of the ACCA (Association of Christian College Athletics) and is located in Hot Springs, Ark. The Tigers have played three games against Great American Conference schools this season. Champion Baptist lost to Arkansas-Monticello (87-65), Ouachita Baptist (108-43) and Southern Arkansas (100-66).

Harding and Champion Baptist are meeting for the eighth time, all in Searcy. The Bisons lead the all-time series 7-0 and have scored at least 89 points in each of the first seven meetings. Harding's average margin of victory is 47.7 points in the series that began in 2006.

Harding defeated Champion Baptist 92-60 last season in Searcy. Five Bisons scored 10 or more points, led by Bradley Spencer with 15. Sophomore forward Brandon Lilkins scored 32 of Champion Baptist's 60 points and had 13 rebounds.

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