CSU faces Northeastern in U.S. Virgin Islands

Colorado State (5-0) vs. Northeastern (3-2)

U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam , Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Colorado State and Northeastern will meet in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Northeastern earned a 59-47 win over Southern Illinois in its most recent game, while Colorado State won 95-81 against Creighton in its last outing.

SUPER SENIORS: Northeastern has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Chris Doherty, Shaquille Walters, Nikola Djogo and Jason Strong have combined to account for 64 percent of all Huskies points this season.

FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: David Roddy has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Colorado State field goals over the last three games. The junior forward has accounted for 29 field goals and eight assists in those games.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Rams have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Huskies. Northeastern has an assist on 33 of 66 field goals (50 percent) over its previous three games while Colorado State has assists on 51 of 89 field goals (57.3 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: The Colorado State offense has recorded a turnover on only 14.5 percent of its possessions, which is the 25th-lowest rate in the nation. The Northeastern defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 16.1 percent of all possessions (ranked 322nd among Division I teams).

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