UTSA hosts Western Kentucky following Germany’s 23-point performance

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (8-6, 0-3 C-USA) at UTSA Roadrunners (7-8, 1-3 C-USA)

San Antonio; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UTSA hosts the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers after Jacob Germany scored 23 points in UTSA’s 75-72 win over the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.

The Roadrunners are 7-3 in home games. UTSA has a 1-1 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Hilltoppers are 0-3 in conference matchups. Western Kentucky has a 1-1 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

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

TOP PERFORMERS: Japhet Medor is averaging 13.1 points, 4.1 assists and 1.5 steals for the Roadrunners. Germany is averaging 11.7 points and 7.6 rebounds over the past 10 games for UTSA.

Jamarion Sharp is averaging 6.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.4 blocks for the Hilltoppers. Dayvion McKnight is averaging 17.1 points over the last 10 games for Western Kentucky.

LAST 10 GAMES: Roadrunners: 3-7, averaging 70.1 points, 29.2 rebounds, 11.7 assists, 3.8 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 39.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 80.0 points per game.

Hilltoppers: 5-5, averaging 72.3 points, 30.7 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 5.7 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.4 points.

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