Broome, Morehead St. host Ga. Southern

Georgia Southern (4-2) vs. Morehead State (4-3)

Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as Andrei Savrasov and Georgia Southern will face Johni Broome and Morehead State. The senior Savrasov is averaging 12 points over the last five games. Broome, a freshman, is averaging 12.8 points over the last five games.

STEPPING UP: The versatile Broome is putting up 13.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and 3.6 blocks to lead the way for Morehead State. Complementing Broome is Skyelar Potter, who is putting up 12.6 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Georgia Southern has been led by Savrasov, who is averaging 11.8 points and 5.8 rebounds.

FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Ta’lon Cooper has either made or assisted on 41 percent of all Morehead State field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for nine field goals and 20 assists in those games.

ASSIST RATIOS: Morehead State has recently gotten baskets via assists more often than Georgia Southern. Morehead State has an assist on 45 of 70 field goals (64.3 percent) across its previous three outings while Georgia Southern has assists on 34 of 73 field goals (46.6 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Georgia Southern is ranked second among Sun Belt teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 33.9 percent. The Eagles have averaged 9.5 offensive boards per game.


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