Northern Kentucky Norse (8-6, 3-0 Horizon) at IUPUI Jaguars (3-10, 0-2 Horizon)
Indianapolis; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: IUPUI hosts the Northern Kentucky Norse after Jlynn Counter scored 23 points in IUPUI’s 62-52 win over the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions.
The Jaguars are 2-1 on their home court. IUPUI is 2-6 against opponents over .500.
The Norse have gone 3-0 against Horizon opponents. Northern Kentucky has a 1-0 record in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Jaguars and Norse square off Saturday for the first time in Horizon play this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Counter is scoring 13.3 points per game and averaging 4.2 rebounds for the Jaguars. Vincent Brady II is averaging 9.7 points and 3.4 rebounds over the last 10 games for IUPUI.
Marques Warrick is averaging 19.7 points and 1.6 steals for the Norse. Hubertas Pivorius is averaging 1.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Northern Kentucky.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jaguars: 3-7, averaging 65.2 points, 26.8 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 6.2 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points per game.
Norse: 6-4, averaging 66.9 points, 30.4 rebounds, 13.2 assists, 9.4 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 42.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 64.9 points.
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