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Quick capsules for Toledo, BG men's basketball games

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    University of Toledo forward Taylor Adway (2) pulls in a rebound against Jackson State's Jesse Love (25), Jeremiah Bozeman (24) and Paris Collins (5) during a game December 20 at Savage Arena in Toledo.

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    Bowling Green State University guard Daeqwon Plowden (25) dunks the ball against Lourdes College during a game December 28 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green.

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University of Toledo forward Taylor Adway (2) pulls in a rebound against Jackson State's Jesse Love (25), Jeremiah Bozeman (24) and Paris Collins (5) during a game December 20 at Savage Arena in Toledo.

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Toledo at Buffalo

Records: Toledo is 8-5, Buffalo is 8-5.

Time: 7 p.m.

TV: CBS Sports Network

Radio: 1370 AM; 92.9 FM

Series: Toledo leads 15-9

Notes: Toledo beat Buffalo 86-54 in last year’s Mid-American Conference opener ... Toledo is 5-5 against Buffalo at Alumni Arena. ….UT senior guard Tre’Shaun Fletcher leads Toledo in scoring, rebounding, and assists, and is the only player to appear in the top 10 in the MAC in all those categories. Fletcher averages 17.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. … Jaelan Sanford, Nate Navigato, and Luke Knapke add 15.9, 14.4, and 11.6 points per game, respectively, for the Rockets. … Navigato leads the MAC in 3-point percentage at 44.1 percent. Toledo is tops in the conference in 3-point percentage at 39.1 percent. … Buffalo junior guard CJ Massinburg is the MAC's second-leading scorer at 19.5 points per game and ranks fifth with 8.0 rebounds per game. … Bulls senior guard Wes Clark is averaging 19.7 points after becoming eligible in mid-December after his transfer from Missouri. … Buffalo averages 14 offensive rebounds per game, the top mark in the MAC. … The Bulls are second in scoring offense (81.1 points per game) and 3-pointers made per game at 10.2.

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Bowling Green State University guard Daeqwon Plowden (25) dunks the ball against Lourdes College during a game December 28 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green.

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Miami at Bowling Green

Time: 7 p.m.

Records: Miami is 7-6; Bowling Green is 9-4

Radio: 100.7 FM

Series: Miami leads 82-56

Notes: The Falcons open MAC play against the RedHawks, and has won four of the past five meetings of the two schools. … Miami was picked to finish sixth in the East Division after posting an 11-21 overall record and a 4-14 mark in league play last season. … Among the notables on the RedHawks roster of new coach Jack Owens are freshman Dalonte Brown, a Bowsher High School grad who has started all 13 games and averages 6.8 points per game, and director of basketball operations Ryne Smith, a Whitmer grad who played collegiately at Purdue. … Freshman Nike Sibande leads Miami in scoring at 14.0 points per game, while senior Logan McLane averages 9.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, 16th-best in the league. … This game will feature contrasting styles, as the Falcons lead the MAC in scoring offense (82.3 points per game) while Miami ranks last at 73.0 points per game. … But the RedHawks rank third in scoring defense (70.0 points allowed per game) while BG is last (80.5 points allowed per game). … The Falcons’ scoring offense is a far cry from the program’s first two seasons under coach Michael Huger, when the team ranked 10th in 2016-17 and 11th last season.

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