Merrimack pays visit to BU

Merrimack (4-3) vs. Boston University (4-3)

Case Gym, Boston; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Merrimack faces Boston University in a non-conference matchup. Merrimack beat Hartford by 15 at home on Tuesday. Boston University lost 81-80 in overtime at Florida State on Wednesday.

SUPER SENIORS: Boston University has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Javante McCoy, Sukhmail Mathon, Walter Whyte, Jonas Harper and Fletcher Tynen have combined to account for 70 percent of all Terriers scoring this season, though that number has dropped to 58 percent over the last five games.

CREATING OFFENSE: McCoy has either made or assisted on 45 percent of all Boston University field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 21 field goals and 14 assists in those games.

BEHIND THE ARC: Merrimack’s Derring has attempted 39 3-pointers and connected on 51.3 percent of them, and is 9 for 18 over the past three games.

STREAK STATS: Merrimack has lost its last three road games, scoring 43 points, while allowing 64.7 per game.

DID YOU KNOW: The Merrimack defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 27.3 percent of all possessions, which ranks the Warriors 13th among Division I teams. The Boston University offense has turned the ball over on 23.3 percent of its possessions (ranking the Terriers 321st, nationally).

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