Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs will be taking on the Valkyries of Division II Converse. Gardner-Webb lost 72-71 at NC Central in its most recent game.
STEPPING UP: D’Maurian Williams has averaged 14.2 points and 5.9 rebounds to lead the charge for the Runnin’ Bulldogs. Kareem Reid is also a primary contributor, with 12.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.D’MAURIAN FROM DISTANCE: Through 11 games, Gardner-Webb’s D’Maurian Williams has connected on 33.3 percent of the 72 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also shooting 76.5 percent from the free throw line this season.