La.-Monroe takes on NW State

Louisiana-Monroe (0-1) vs. Northwestern State (0-4)

Prather Coliseum, Natchitoches, Louisiana; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana-Monroe and Northwestern State look to bounce back from losses.

SAVVY SENIORS: Northwestern State has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Trenton Massner, Jamaure Gregg, Jairus Roberson and LaTerrance Reed have combined to account for 61 percent of all Demons scoring this season.MIGHTY MASSNER: Massner has connected on 45.5 percent of the 11 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 4 for 8 over his last three games. He’s also made 76.9 percent of his free throws this season.

PREVIOUSLY: Louisiana-Monroe got an 8-point win over Northwestern State when these two teams met a year ago.

DID YOU KNOW: Louisiana-Monroe went 2-5 against non-conference schools last season. In those seven games, the Warhawks gave up 66.4 points per game while scoring 58.3 per matchup. Northwestern State went 0-6 in non-conference play, averaging 61.3 points and allowing 83.2 per game in the process.

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