Ezikpe, ODU visit George Mason

Old Dominion (3-5) vs. George Mason (4-4)

EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two junior forwards will be on display as Kalu Ezikpe and Old Dominion will go up against Josh Oduro and George Mason. Ezikpe is averaging 8.8 points over the last five games. Oduro has scored 22 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 15.4 over his last five games.

TEAM LEADERSHIP: Ezikpe and C.J. Keyser have led the Monarchs. Ezikpe has averaged 11.4 points and 6.9 rebounds while Keyser has put up 12.9 points per game. The Patriots have been led by Oduro and D’Shawn Schwartz, who have combined to score 32.2 points per outing.JUMPING FOR JOSH: Oduro has connected on 31.3 percent of the 16 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 2 of 8 over the last five games. He’s also made 66.7 percent of his foul shots this season.

STREAK SCORING: George Mason has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 83.7 points while giving up 57.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Monarchs have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Patriots. George Mason has 39 assists on 73 field goals (53.4 percent) across its previous three outings while Old Dominion has assists on 43 of 69 field goals (62.3 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: George Mason has made 10.4 3-pointers per game as a team this year, which is second-best among A10 teams.

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