Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-5) vs. UC Santa Barbara (2-1)
Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Arkansas-Pine Bluff looks to end its five-game losing streak as it takes on UC Santa Barbara. Arkansas-Pine Bluff is looking to break its current five-game losing streak. UC Santa Barbara is coming off an 81-50 home win over Chicago State on Saturday.
SENIOR STUDS: UC Santa Barbara has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Amadou Sow, Miles Norris, Calvin Wishart and Ajare Sanni have collectively accounted for 54 percent of all Gauchos points this season.SHAWN CAN SHOOT: Shawn Williams has connected on 34 percent of the 47 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 16 of 47 over the last five games. He’s also converted 91.7 percent of his free throws this season.
LONG-RANGE THREAT: Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Kylen Milton has attempted 31 3-pointers and connected on 38.7 percent of them, and is 12 for 31 over the last five games.
STREAK STATS: Arkansas-Pine Bluff has scored 64.6 points per game and allowed 85.8 over its five-game road losing streak.
DID YOU KNOW: The UC Santa Barbara offense has scored 88.3 points per game this season, ranking the Gauchos 15th among Division 1 teams. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff defense has allowed 85.8 points per game to opponents (ranked 209th).
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