Niagara faces Saint Peter’s on 4-game losing streak

Niagara Purple Eagles (9-9, 4-5 MAAC) at Saint Peter’s Peacocks (8-11, 3-7 MAAC)

Jersey City, New Jersey; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Saint Peter’s -2; over/under is 119.5

BOTTOM LINE: Niagara aims to break its four-game losing streak with a win over Saint Peter’s.

The Peacocks have gone 6-3 at home. Saint Peter’s ranks fourth in college basketball with 12.5 offensive rebounds per game led by Mouhamed Sow averaging 2.4 offensive boards.

The Purple Eagles have gone 4-5 against MAAC opponents. Niagara ranks eighth in the MAAC with 11.4 assists per game led by Noah Thomasson averaging 3.4.

The Peacocks and Purple Eagles face off Sunday for the first time in MAAC play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Latrell Reid is averaging 5.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Peacocks. Isiah Dasher is averaging 1.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Saint Peter’s.

Thomasson is averaging 18.2 points and 3.4 assists for the Purple Eagles. Aaron Gray is averaging 13.3 points over the last 10 games for Niagara.

LAST 10 GAMES: Peacocks: 4-6, averaging 57.2 points, 32.4 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 6.7 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 35.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 62.6 points per game.

Purple Eagles: 5-5, averaging 64.7 points, 25.2 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 63.7 points.

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