Northern Illinois at Bowling Green
Time: 2 p.m.
Records: NIU is 7-9, 3-3 MAC; BGSU is 15-3, 5-1 MAC
Series: BGSU leads 21-12
Notes: The Falcons look to remain unbeaten at home this season as they host the Huskies. The Falcons are 7-0 at home this year, including a 3-0 mark in MAC games. … BG has won the last 11 meetings between these two teams. … NIU, which was picked to finish sixth in the MAC West in a preseason poll of league coaches, aleady has three league wins and nearly won on the road at Toledo (lost by two) and CMU (lost by five). … Junior Amanda Corral leads the Huskies in scoring at 14.9 points per game. … BG leads the MAC in scoring defense, allowing just 57.6 points per game, and NIU is next at 63.8 points. … Falcons senior Alexis Rogers, who averages 14.0 points and 8.1 rebounds per game this season, has stepped up her game in MAC play, averaging 17.0 points and 9.0 rebounds. … BG has won the battle of the boards this season, outrebounding opponents by plus-8.7 rebounds per game. In MAC play the Falcons outrebound opponents by plus-6.8 rebounds.
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