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Published: Sunday, 12/29/2013 - Updated: 6 months ago

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

BGSU men at Wright State; women host Saint Francis (Pa.)

Men

Bowling Green at Wright State

■ Time: 3 p.m.

■ Records: BGSU is 6-5, Wright State is 7-7

■ Radio: 1470, 99.1

■ Series: BGSU leads 7-5

■ Notes: The Falcons look to put together their first four-game winning streak in two seasons. ... BG has won the last two meetings in this series, including a 54-41 victory at the Stroh Center last year. … The Falcons are looking for their second straight road win, which could happen for the first time since February of 2012. … Wright State was picked to finish second in the Horizon League, one point behind preseason favorite Wisconsin-Green Bay. … The Raiders have won two in a row after losing four straight and are 6-0 at home this season. … Senior A.J. Pacher leads the team in scoring (10.5 points) and rebounding (4.4 rebounds). … Wright State has seven players averaging at least seven points per game. … The Falcons are 4-1 in December. … Junior Richaun Holmes ranks 14th among Division I players with 3.36 blocked shots per game. … As a team BG ranks 12th in blocked shots nationally (6.6 average). … The Falcons have four players scoring in double figures (not including the injured Chauncey Orr), led by Holmes at 13.9 points. … Three BG players lead the MAC in minutes played per game: Jehvon Clarke is first (34.0 minutes), followed by Anthony Henderson (33.7) and Spencer Parker (33.3).

 

Women

Saint Francis (Pa.) at Bowling Green

■ Time: 2 p.m.

■ Records: Saint Francis is 2-8, BGSU is 9-2

■ TV: BCSN

■ Radio: 88.1

■ Series: BGSU leads 4-0

■ Notes: The Falcons look to post a 10-win nonconference record for the seventh time in eight seasons as they finish nonconference play against the Red Flash. While BG already has six 10-win nonconference seasons, no other MAC school has more than two. In fact, the league’s other 11 teams have just six such seasons combined. … Saint Francis was picked to finish fourth in the 12-team Northeast Conference in the league’s preseason poll. … BG already is 1-0 against NEC competition after knocking off Monmouth 71-48 in the Hall of Fame Challenge … The Red Flash are on a five-game losing streak. … Senior Alli Williams averages 22.1 points and 9.5 rebounds to lead the team in both categories. … BG is 3-0 at the Stroh Center this season and has not lost at home since Drexel beat the Falcons in the third round of last season’s WNIT. … The Falcons are allowing just 56 points per game, almost nine points fewer than any other MAC school. … BG has five players averaging at least 8.4 points per game, led by Alexis Rogers at 12.7.



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