Youngstown State hosts Purdue Fort Wayne following Godfrey’s 20-point showing

Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (9-5, 1-2 Horizon) at Youngstown State Penguins (10-4, 2-1 Horizon)

Youngstown, Ohio; Saturday, 2:45 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Purdue Fort Wayne takes on the Youngstown State Penguins after Jarred Godfrey scored 20 points in Purdue Fort Wayne’s 75-70 loss to the Robert Morris Colonials.

The Penguins have gone 5-1 in home games. Youngstown State leads the Horizon shooting 38.2% from deep, led by Josh Irwin shooting 60.0% from 3-point range.

The Mastodons are 1-2 in conference play. Purdue Fort Wayne is fourth in the Horizon scoring 76.8 points per game and is shooting 44.2%.

The Penguins and Mastodons meet Saturday for the first time in Horizon play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dwayne Cohill is averaging 18 points, 4.1 assists and 1.6 steals for the Penguins. Malek Green is averaging 14.6 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 56.3% over the last 10 games for Youngstown State.

Bobby Planutis is shooting 44.2% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Mastodons, while averaging 12.9 points and 5.2 rebounds. Godfrey is shooting 38.0% and averaging 14.9 points over the last 10 games for Purdue Fort Wayne.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 7-3, averaging 83.1 points, 32.4 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 7.5 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.5 points per game.

Mastodons: 7-3, averaging 77.5 points, 34.7 rebounds, 14.3 assists, 8.3 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.7 points.


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