N. Dakota pays visit to Kansas State

North Dakota (2-4) vs. Kansas State (2-2)

Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: North Dakota and Kansas State look to bounce back from losses. North Dakota fell 65-56 at Florida International on Wednesday. Kansas State lost 72-64 to Illinois on Tuesday.

SQUAD LEADERS: Kansas State’s Nijel Pack has averaged 15.5 points while Markquis Nowell has put up 11.5 points. For the Fighting Hawks, Caleb Nero has averaged 13.3 points and 4.3 rebounds while Mitchell Sueker has put up 11.3 points.CLUTCH CALEB: Nero has connected on 30 percent of the 30 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 8 for 21 over his last three games. He’s also made 83.3 percent of his foul shots this season.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Fighting Hawks have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Wildcats. Kansas State has an assist on 34 of 75 field goals (45.3 percent) across its past three outings while North Dakota has assists on 43 of 77 field goals (55.8 percent) during its past three games.

RECENT GAMES: North Dakota has scored 69 points and allowed 80 points over its last three games. Kansas State has averaged 69 points while allowing 69.3 over its last three.

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