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College basketball previews: 2-10

•Time: 7 p.m.

•Records: UT is 3-21, 0-10 MAC; MU is 10-13, 7-3

•Radio: 1370

•Series: Miami leads 66-49

•Notes: UT has lost 14 straight, failing to surpass the 60-point barrier in each of those games. The Rockets are coming off a 65-59 setback to Buffalo on Saturday. … Miami has won four straight, including a pair of road victories last week over Western Michigan and Northern Illinois. … Freshman G Jake Barnett paces the Rockets with 13.6 points per game. … Senior G Kenny Hayes leads the RedHawks with 14.3 ppg. … Miami is 7-2 at home this season, while UT has never won a true road contest under second-year coach Gene Cross — a span of 26 games.

Northern Illinois at Bowling Green

•Time: 7 p.m.

•Records: NIU is 8-14, 4-6 MAC, BG is 11-11, 4-6.

•Radio: 99.1 FM, 1230 AM.

•Series: Tied 25-25.

•Notes: The defending MAC regular season champion Falcons are set to play five of their last seven games at Anderson Arena. … The Falcons are 6-3 at home this season, including a 2-2 record against MAC opponents. … BG and NIU are tied for eighth place in the MAC standings. … The Falcons, who went 5-1 against MAC West teams last season, are 2-3 against MAC West teams heading into tonight's contest. … The Falcons have dropped three of their last four games, but are 9-0 this season when holding opponents to 62 points or less.

•Time: 7 p.m.

•Records: UT is 18-5, 8-2 MAC; Akron is 14-9, 8-2

•Radio: 1230

•Series: UT leads 34-7

•Notes: UT has lost three of its last four meetings with Akron, including a 64-62 setback on the road last season, but the Rockets hold a commanding 20-2 edge in games played at Savage Arena. … UT is 7-1 at home this season, while the Zips are 5-8 on the road. … Senior F Tanika Mays leads the Rockets with 15.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game. … Junior F Kara Murphy paces Akron with 14.9 ppg.

Bowling Green at Central Michigan

•Time: 7 p.m.

•Records: BG is 19-5, 9-1 MAC, CMU is 8-14, 5-5.

t•Radio: 88.1 FM.

•Series: BG leads 42-12.

•Notes: The Falcons have defeated the Chippewas nine straight games. … Lauren Prochaska, who has made 215 3-pointers in her career, needs one to match Liz Honegger's school career record. … Prochaska scored a career-best 43 points in a 94-79 win over CMU at Anderson Arena last season. … BG is a victory shy of recording its MAC-leading 15th 20-win season. … The Chippewas are 6-2 at home and are undefeated (4-0) at home in MAC play.

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