Turner, BG host Toledo

Toledo (14-4, 9-1) vs. Bowling Green (10-6, 6-4)

Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display as Marreon Jackson and Toledo will battle Justin Turner and Bowling Green. Jackson has scored 21 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 19.2 over his last five games. Turner is averaging 19.6 points over the last five games.

SAVVY SENIORS: Bowling Green’s Turner, Daeqwon Plowden and Trey Diggs have combined to account for 55 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 58 percent of all Falcons points over the last five games.

DEFENSIVE IMPROVEMENTS: The Falcons have allowed just 74.7 points per game across 10 conference games, an improvement from the 80 per game they gave up to non-conference foes.

FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Turner has either made or assisted on 43 percent of all Bowling Green field goals over the last five games. Turner has accounted for 31 field goals and 23 assists in those games.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Rockets have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Falcons. Bowling Green has an assist on 32 of 83 field goals (38.6 percent) over its past three outings while Toledo has assists on 53 of 95 field goals (55.8 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Toledo as a collective unit has made 10.8 3-pointers per game this season, which is eighth-most among Division I teams.

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