Northern Illinois at Toledo
■ Time: 11 a.m.
■ Records: NIU is 5-6, 1-0 MAC; UT is 5-7, 0-1
■ Radio: 1230
■ Series: UT leads 27-16
■ Notes: This is the third annual Rocket Women’s Basketball Educational Day, an initiative aimed at showing area youths the importance of education. ... NIU, picked to finish last in the MAC West, snapped a three-game losing streak Saturday with a 74-51 home win over Ohio. ... The Huskies are 1-4 in away games. ... UT, which fell Saturday at Central Michigan 84-71, is trying to avoid starting MAC play 0-2 for the first time since 2006-07. ... UT’s Inma Zanoguera leads the MAC in minutes played (35.6). Andola Dortch (32.0) is sixth. ... UT has won the last five meetings with NIU by an average score of 62.4 to 48.4. ... The Huskies are led by junior guard Amanda Corral who ranks 11th in the MAC with 13.5 points. Junior forward Natecia Augusta averages 10.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. ... UT’s Stephanie Recker is expected to miss her sixth game in a row with a back injury.
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