Bowling Green v. Monmouth
Time: 10 a.m.
Records: BGSU 6-1; Monmouth 0-6
Series: First meeting
Notes: The Falcons will play in the first of four games at the final day of the Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge in Springfield, Mass. … Monmouth was picked to finish ninth in the 11-team Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in a preseason poll. Last season the Hawks were in the Northeast Conference and finished third. … Three of Monmouth’s six losses this year are by single digits. … Senior Chevannah Paalvast leads the team in scoring (11.8 points) and rebounding (6.5 rebounds). … The Hawks are the fourth MAAC team BG has faced this season. The Falcons defeated Iona and Niagara and lost to preseason MAAC favorite Marist. … BG senior post Jill Stein has four double-digit rebounding games this season after entering this season with just two in her career. She is one rebound short of averaging 10 rebounds per game. … The Falcons have led for nearly 78 percent of the time in their first seven games this season and have trailed for just 50 minutes, or just 17.9 percent of the time. … After playing its last five games away from home, the Falcons return home for their next two contests, starting Dec. 8 against UW-Milwaukee.