Wyoming squares off against McNeese St.

McNeese State (3-5) vs. Wyoming (6-0)

Arena-Auditorium, Laramie, Wyoming; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Wyoming hosts McNeese State in a non-conference matchup. Wyoming won on the road against Cal State Fullerton 79-66 on Monday, while McNeese State came up short in a 78-62 game to Seattle on Wednesday.

LEADING THE WAY: McNeese State is led by Brendan Medley-Bacon and Myles Lewis. Medley-Bacon has averaged 11.9 points and 6.3 rebounds while Lewis has put up 11.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Wyoming have been led by Hunter Maldonado and Graham Ike, who are scoring 19.4 and 18.8 per game, respectively.MIGHTY MALDONADO: Maldonado has connected on 10 percent of the 10 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converted 68.6 percent of his foul shots this season.

STREAK STATS: McNeese State has dropped its last four road games, scoring 57.8 points and allowing 81.5 points during those contests. Wyoming has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 92.7 points while giving up 50.3.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Wyoming offense has recently created buckets via assists more often than McNeese State. Wyoming has 53 assists on 93 field goals (57 percent) over its previous three outings while McNeese State has assists on 28 of 74 field goals (37.8 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: The diligent Wyoming offense has turned the ball over on just 14.7 percent of its possessions, the 21st-lowest mark in all of Division I. 26.5 percent of all McNeese State possessions have resulted in a turnover.


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