Northeastern (2-2) vs. Southern Illinois (2-1)
U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam , Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northeastern and Southern Illinois are set to face off in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Southern Illinois earned a 67-63 win over Colorado in its most recent game, while Northeastern emerged with a 71-55 win against Duquesne in its last outing.
SUPER SENIORS: Northeastern has relied heavily on its seniors. Chris Doherty, Shaquille Walters, Nikola Djogo and Jason Strong have collectively accounted for 62 percent of all Huskies points this season.JUMPING FOR JONES: Lance Jones has connected on 33.3 percent of the 24 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 8 of 24 over his last three games. He’s also converted 90 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Northeastern has scored 60.5 points and allowed 62.8 points over its last five games. Southern Illinois has averaged 68.7 points while allowing 62.3 over its last five.
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