College Basketball

Region Gameday Capsules

Gardner-Webb (2-5) at Presbyterian (3-3)

Templeton Center, Clinton, S.C., 7 p.m.

The Bulldogs open their Big South conference scheduleon the road. … Gardner-Webb is coming off a 103-98 overtime loss Saturday at Army. … After winning three of its first four games, Presbyterian has lost its past two, to Virginia Military and Wofford.

USC Upstate (1-7) vs. Clemson (4-2)

Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C., 7 p.m.

The Tigers open a five-game homestand. … Clemson is coming off an 89-83 loss Monday at Minnesotain the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, despite making a season-best 14 3-pointers. … USC Upstate snapped a seven-game losing streak Monday by beating Toccoa Falls 101-54.

Winthrop (4-1) at Charleston Southern (2-4)

Buccaneer Field House, North Charleston, 7:30 p.m.

The Eagles also begin Big South play on the road. … Winthrop suffered its first loss of the season Friday, falling at N.C. State 87-79. … Charleston Southern went 1-2 in the NIT Season Tip-Off, beating East Tennessee State at home but losing to Arkansas and Akron on the road.

Bill Kiser

Indiana (5-2) at No. 7 Duke (6-1)

Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN)

The Hoosiers were ranked No. 15 in the preseason and expected to compete for the Big Ten title before losses in the Maui Invitational to unranked Wake Forest and Nevada-Las Vegas raised serious red flags. Indiana struggled mightily on the defensive end of the floor with ball screens and drivers – things Duke uses well. The Blue Devils also have the nation’s most efficient offense in this young season, according to statistician Ken Pomeroy.

Laura Keeley

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