Yale Bulldogs (9-3) at Monmouth Hawks (1-11)
West Long Branch, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Yale visits the Monmouth Hawks after Bez Mbeng scored 20 points in Yale’s 77-64 victory over the Fairfield Stags.
The Hawks are 0-3 in home games. Monmouth has a 0-9 record in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Bulldogs are 3-3 on the road. Yale ranks second in the Ivy League with 26.2 defensive rebounds per game led by Matt Knowling averaging 4.2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Myles Foster is shooting 46.6% and averaging 11.4 points for the Hawks. Jack Collins is averaging 2.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Monmouth.
Knowling is averaging 16.2 points for the Bulldogs. John Poulakidas is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Yale.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hawks: 1-9, averaging 63.8 points, 28.7 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 8.5 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 41.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 82.7 points per game.
Bulldogs: 7-3, averaging 74.9 points, 35.5 rebounds, 14.5 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 59.0 points.
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