Texas A&M-CC takes on Nebraska Omaha

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (8-1) vs. Nebraska Omaha (1-8)

Baxter Arena, Omaha, Nebraska; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Nebraska Omaha faces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in a non-conference matchup. Both teams last saw action on Wednesday. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi won 75-69 over Texas Rio Grande Valley, while Nebraska Omaha is coming off of a 78-70 loss to Drake.

TEAM LEADERSHIP: Isaac Mushila is averaging 16.8 points and 9.8 rebounds to lead the way for the Islanders. Simeon Fryer is also a key contributor, accounting for 9.6 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. The Mavericks have been led by Felix Lemetti, who is averaging 7.6 points.NIFTY FELIX: Lemetti has connected on 33.3 percent of the 51 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 8 of 16 over the last three games. He’s also converted 75 percent of his free throws this season.

COLD SPELL: Nebraska Omaha has lost its last three home games, scoring an average of 72 points while giving up 81.7.

ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Islanders have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Mavericks. Nebraska Omaha has an assist on 33 of 72 field goals (45.8 percent) over its previous three matchups while Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has assists on 55 of 92 field goals (59.8 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 25.3 percent of all possessions, which ranks the Islanders 25th among Division I teams. The Nebraska Omaha offense has turned the ball over on 20.6 percent of its possessions (ranking the Mavericks 262nd, nationally).

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