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Published: Saturday, 12/3/2011

Area College Basketball Glance: 12-3



Butler at Bowling Green

Time: 2 p.m.

Records: Butler is 1-5, Bowling Green is 3-2

Radio: 88.1 FM

Series: Butler leads 3-2

Notes: The Falcons look for their fourth straight win after an 0-2 start when they host Butler at the Stroh Center. ... The last time BG began a season 0-2 was in the 2008-09 season, and that squad responded by winning its next 25 in a row. ... Butler returns seven players from last year's squad, which went 20-14 and 12-6 in the Horizon League to claim the school's fourth straight 20-win season and third consecutive post-season berth (in the WNIT). ... Senior guard Terra Burns leads the Bulldogs with 11.2 points and 3.2 assists per game. ... Freshman guard Haley Howard joins Burns in double-figure scoring with 10.7 ppg. ... BG's sophomore guard Jillian Halfhill's five 3-pointers against Western Kentucky Tuesday tied the number of 3's she had made in the previous 22 games of her Falcon career.


Toledo at Chicago State

Time: 3 p.m.

Records: UT is 5-1; CSU is 0-7

Radio: 1370

Series: UT leads 2-1

Notes: Toledo has won five straight, its longest winning streak since the 2006-07 season. The Rockets are also off to their best start since posting a 5-1 record during the 2003-04 season. ... UT has already surpassed its win total in each of the last two seasons, when the Rockets posted matching 4-28 ledgers. ... Chicago State is still winless and is coming off an 85-41 loss at Illinois State on Wednesday. The Cougars have played just one other home game so far this season, a 75-69 loss to Campbell. ... Jeremy Robinson, a 6-foot-9 junior forward, leads Chicago State with 13.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game. ... Sophomore G Rian Pearson has scored in double figures in every game for the Rockets this season and leads the team with 19.5 points per game.

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