Akron at Bowling Green
Time: 6 p.m.
Records: Akron is 15-7, 7-2 MAC; BGSU is 10-12, 4-5
Radio: 1470, 99.1
Series: Akron leads 27-24
Notes: The Falcons look to end a long losing streak against Akron, which has won the last nine in a row and 17 of the last 18. … The Zips are the only MAC school that has never lost at the Stroh Center. … BG has not beaten Akron in a home game since a 74-60 win on Jan. 18, 2003. … The Zips, the pick to win the MAC East in a preseason media poll, are on top of the division with a 7-2 mark. … Demetrius Treadwell leads the team in both scoring (14.1 points) and rebounding (8.6 rebounds). … Coach Louis Orr needs one more victory to have 100 in his BG coaching career and 200 for his career overall. … Junior Jehvon Clarke has averaged 16.0 points, 6.2 assists, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.6 steals in his last five games. … Clarke has scored in double figures in four of those five, twice setting new career highs. He also nearly posted a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists against Buffalo. … In the last six games, junior Anthony Henderson has shot 53.8 percent on 3-pointers.
Miami at Bowling Green
Time: 2 p.m.
Records: Miami is 7-14, 3-7 MAC; BGSU is 19-3, 9-1
Series: BGSU leads 45-27
Notes: The Falcons look to snap a two-game losing streak to Miami. … BG looks to extend its current winning streak to six games, its longest of the season. … Prior to Miami’s two wins last season, the Falcons had won the previous seven meetings. … The RedHawks are 1-4 in MAC road games, but their most recent outing was a win at Eastern Michigan. … Senior Hannah Robertson leads the team in scoring with 12.6 points per game, while her twin sister Haley averages 7.0 points per contest. … BG has been especially tough defensively at the Stroh Center, having allowed just two of 21 MAC teams to surpass 60 points in the building. In 44 home games, the Falcons have allowed just three teams to reach 70. … Bowling Green is 9-0 at home this season and 37-7 all-time at the Stroh Center, including a 20-2 record versus MAC opponents.
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