The undefeated Wildcats will face a high-powered Eastern New Mexico University offense Saturday. The Greyhounds enter the game with a 2-2 record; the Wildcats are 4-0.
The Greyhound offense is averaging more than 47 points per game. They broke a 51-year-old record last week for the highest score in a single game, scoring 76 points. The previous record, set Oct. 11, 1958, was 74 points.
Sophomore quarterback J.J. Harp, who was named Lone Star Conference South Division Offensive Player of the Week, leads the Greyhounds this season.Â Harp threw for 602 yards and was 46 of 65 in passing attempts in the last game. He finished the day with no sacks or interceptions. Harp currently leads the conference in passing, passing yards and touchdowns. He is 192 for 297 with 2,302 yards and 14 touchdowns.
The Wildcats have been cruising along this season, finding one way or another to win. They played their best half of the season against Southeastern Oklahoma on Saturday, scoring 28 points in the first half and refusing any points on defense. They made some mistakes in the second half but had a big enough lead to hold on for the 33-14 victory.
The Wildcats will have home-court advantage one more time Saturday before two games on the road. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. at Shotwell Stadium.