Texas State meets EWU in early-season clash

Texas State (2-2) vs. Eastern Washington (2-2)

, Matadome, Northridge, California; Saturday, 11 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Texas State is set to face Eastern Washington in a postseason game in Northridge. Eastern Washington earned a 67-64 overtime win over Cal State Northridge in its most recent game, while Texas State won easily 85-65 against Dixie St. in its last outing.

SUPER SENIORS: Texas State has relied heavily on its seniors. Caleb Asberry, Isiah Small, Mason Harrell and Shelby Adams have combined to account for 62 percent of all Bobcats points this season.ACCURATE ASBERRY: Asberry has connected on 45.8 percent of the 24 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 8 of 19 over his last three games. He’s also converted 66.7 percent of his free throws this season.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Eagles have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Bobcats. Eastern Washington has an assist on 53 of 82 field goals (64.6 percent) over its previous three contests while Texas State has assists on 40 of 73 field goals (54.8 percent) during its past three games.

GET OUT AND RUN: The opportunistic Eastern Washington offense has averaged 78.6 possessions per game this season, ranking the Eagles 12th nationally. Texas State has operated at a steadier pace and is averaging only 65 possessions per game (ranked 306th).


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