Sam Houston State at Toledo
Time: 1 p.m.
Records: SHSU is 7-3; UT is 8-0
Series: UT leads 1-0
Notes: These teams last played two seasons ago with the Rockets prevailing 59-58 on the road. ... With a win the Rockets would equal the fifth-best start in school history. The school record of 14 straight wins to start a year belongs to the 1966-67 squad. ... UT is 4-0 in games decided by four points or less. ... The Rockets are tied for first nationally with Oregon at 25 free throws made per game and have made 46 more free throws (200) than their opponents have attempted. ... Sam Houston State has won three of four, including a 67-55 win last Saturday over Towson. ... 6-4 guard Jabari Peters leads the Bearkats in scoring with 13.4 points. Kaheem Ransom, a 6-1 guard, contributes 11.8 points. ... SHS ranks 13th nationally with a 43.1 3-point field goal percentage and boasts five shooters making at least 40 percent on 3s. ... UT received one vote in the latest Associated Press poll and ranks seventh in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25.