Oakland, IUPUI meet in conference play

Oakland (6-2, 1-0) vs. IUPUI (1-6, 0-1)

Indiana Farmers Coliseum, Indianapolis; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Horizon foes meet as Oakland squares off against IUPUI. Both teams last played this past Thursday. Oakland got past Illinois-Chicago by four on the road, while IUPUI is coming off of a 69-45 loss at home against Detroit.

STEPPING UP: IUPUI’s B.J. Maxwell has averaged 12.2 points and 5.3 rebounds while Nathan McClure has put up 4.9 points and 4.4 rebounds. For the Golden Grizzlies, Jamal Cain has averaged 22.4 points, 11 rebounds and 2.4 steals while Jalen Moore has put up 13 points, 4.3 rebounds and seven assists.

KEY FACILITATOR: Moore has made or assisted on 46 percent of all Oakland field goals over the last three games. Moore has accounted for 10 field goals and 29 assists in those games.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: Oakland is a perfect 5-0 when the team blocks at least two opposing shots. The Golden Grizzlies are 1-2 this season when they block fewer than two shots.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Jaguars have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Golden Grizzlies. IUPUI has an assist on 38 of 61 field goals (62.3 percent) across its previous three matchups while Oakland has assists on 41 of 85 field goals (48.2 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: IUPUI is rated second among Horizon teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 30.7 percent. The Jaguars have averaged 9.9 offensive boards per game and 11.7 per game over their last three games.

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