Lowder leads Cleveland State against IUPUI after 21-point outing

Cleveland State Vikings (9-8, 4-2 Horizon) at IUPUI Jaguars (3-15, 0-7 Horizon)

Indianapolis; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: IUPUI -11.5; over/under is 130.5

BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland State faces the IUPUI Jaguars after Drew Lowder scored 21 points in Cleveland State’s 82-77 victory against the Green Bay Phoenix.

The Jaguars are 2-4 in home games. IUPUI has a 0-1 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Vikings are 4-2 against conference opponents. Cleveland State has a 4-7 record against opponents over .500.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jlynn Counter is scoring 12.9 points per game and averaging 3.9 rebounds for the Jaguars. Vincent Brady II is averaging 1.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for IUPUI.

Lowder averages 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Vikings, scoring 9.5 points while shooting 36.7% from beyond the arc. Tristan Enaruna is shooting 44.5% and averaging 12.6 points over the last 10 games for Cleveland State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jaguars: 2-8, averaging 64.0 points, 29.0 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 6.0 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.9 points per game.

Vikings: 5-5, averaging 68.9 points, 33.0 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 5.9 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 42.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.1 points.

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