Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-15, 6-11 C-USA) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (17-11, 10-7 C-USA)
Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Louisiana Tech heads into the matchup against Middle Tennessee after losing five straight games.
The Blue Raiders have gone 11-2 at home. Middle Tennessee ranks fourth in C-USA with 34.0 points per game in the paint led by DeAndre Dishman averaging 8.7.
The Bulldogs are 6-11 in conference games. Louisiana Tech is eighth in C-USA with 30.6 rebounds per game led by Isaiah Crawford averaging 5.1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dishman is averaging 11 points and 5.5 rebounds for the Blue Raiders. Eli Lawrence is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Middle Tennessee.
Cobe Williams is scoring 18.8 points per game and averaging 3.5 rebounds for the Bulldogs. Keaston Willis is averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Louisiana Tech.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Raiders: 6-4, averaging 74.0 points, 30.3 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 8.4 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.1 points per game.
Bulldogs: 3-7, averaging 68.3 points, 29.3 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 6.6 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.2 points.
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