McNeese Cowboys (2-6) at Northern Iowa Panthers (3-5, 1-1 MVC)
Cedar Falls, Iowa; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Iowa takes on the McNeese Cowboys after Bowen Born scored 27 points in Northern Iowa’s 83-75 loss to the Toledo Rockets.
The Panthers are 3-1 on their home court. Northern Iowa has a 0-1 record in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Cowboys are 0-4 on the road. McNeese ranks fifth in the Southland shooting 33.3% from deep. Roberts Berze leads the Cowboys shooting 42.9% from 3-point range.
TOP PERFORMERS: Born averages 2.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Panthers, scoring 22.4 points while shooting 41.1% from beyond the arc. Tytan Anderson is shooting 46.1% and averaging 13.4 points for Northern Iowa.
Zach Scott is shooting 30.6% from beyond the arc with 1.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Cowboys, while averaging 9.2 points. Christian Shumate is averaging 12.3 points and 10.8 rebounds for McNeese.
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