Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10-15, 5-7) vs. Stephen F. Austin (13-11, 6-6)
William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Kareem South and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will battle Kevon Harris and Stephen F. Austin. The senior South has scored 20 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 14.8 over his last five games. Harris, a junior, is averaging 24 points over the last five games.
SAVVY SENIORS: Stephen F. Austin’s Shannon Bogues, Davonte Fitzgerald and Nathan Bain have collectively scored 50 percent of the team’s points this season and have accounted for 48 percent of all Lumberjacks scoring over the last five games.
STEPPING IT UP: The Lumberjacks have scored 71.3 points per game across 12 conference games, an improvement from the 65.6 per game they managed in non-conference play.
SOLID SOUTH: South has connected on 36.5 percent of the 104 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 7 of 21 over the last five games. He’s also converted 81.5 percent of his free throws this season.
STREAK STATS: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has lost its last four road games, scoring 62.8 points, while allowing 72.8 per game.
ASSIST RATIOS: The Islanders have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Lumberjacks. Stephen F. Austin has 25 assists on 61 field goals (41 percent) over its previous three contests while Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has assists on 40 of 71 field goals (56.3 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Stephen F. Austin defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 23 percent of all possessions, which is the 26th-highest rate in the country. The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi offense has turned the ball over on 20.7 percent of its possessions (ranked 292nd among Division I teams).
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