Bowling Green at Ball State
Time: 7 p.m.
Records: Bowling Green is 10-8, 2-5 MAC; Ball State is 15-3, 4-3 MAC
Radio: 88.1 FM
Series: Bowling Green leads 44-21
Notes: The Falcons will look to avenge an 11-point loss to the Cardinals in the Mid-American Conference home opener when the two teams play in Muncie, Ind. … In the first meeting of these two teams, Caterrion Thompson hit six 3-poointers on the way to 21 points, while Carly Santoro had a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. … But those performances were not enough to avoid an 84-73 loss, Ball State’s seventh straight win in the series. … The Cardinals were picked to finish second in the MAC’s West Division in the league’s preseason poll after posting a 21-11 overall record and 14-4 MAC mark last season. … All five BSU starters score in double figures, led by Moriah Monaco’s 16.6 points per game. … Carmen Grande averages 12.4 points per game and ranks second among Division I players with her 9.7 assists per contest. … BG point guard Sydney Lambert has scored 40 points in the last three games after netting just 19 in the previous five. … After this contest the Falcons return to the Stroh Center to host arch-rival Toledo on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Kent State at Toledo
Time: 7 p.m.
Records: Kent State is 9-10, 2-5 MAC: Toledo is 13-6, 4-3 MAC
Radio: 1230 AM
Series: Toledo leads 42-29
Notes: Toledo is tied for third place in the Mid-American Conference West Division…The Rockets are 2-2 this season against MAC East opponents…Toledo is 9-0 this season at Savage Arena and has a current home winning streak of 15 games, the sixth longest unbeaten home stretch in program history…The Rockets are coming off of a 87-69 loss at MAC East leader Buffalo on Saturday…Junior Kaayla McIntyre led the Rockets against Buffalo with 19 points, while junior Mikeala Boyd and sophomore Sara Rokkanen scored 13 points each…McIntyre leads Toledo in scoring at 15.2 points per game…Senior Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott and Boyd add 11.5 and 11.1 points per game respectively…Kent State has lost three straight games and five of its last six games…The Golden Flashes most recently lost 79-58 at home to Ball State…Kent State is 7-7 away from home this season…Jordan Korinek leads the Golden Flashes with 19.5 points per game…In conference games, Korinek averages 20.9 points per game…Last year, Toledo lost 70-60 at Kent State but topped the Golden Flashes 67-63 in the MAC tournament quarterfinals.
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