Missouri State takes on Northern Iowa, looks for 4th straight home win

Northern Iowa Panthers (12-15, 8-9 MVC) at Missouri State Bears (14-13, 10-7 MVC)

Springfield, Missouri; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Missouri State will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Bears play Northern Iowa.

The Bears have gone 9-3 at home. Missouri State ranks third in the MVC in rebounding with 32.5 rebounds. Jonathan Mogbo leads the Bears with 7.2 boards.

The Panthers are 8-9 in conference matchups. Northern Iowa ranks seventh in the MVC with 29.8 rebounds per game led by Tytan Anderson averaging 8.9.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mogbo is averaging eight points and 7.2 rebounds for the Bears. Donovan Clay is averaging 11.2 points over the last 10 games for Missouri State.

Bowen Born is averaging 17.9 points for the Panthers. Anderson is averaging 12.3 points and 8.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Northern Iowa.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bears: 6-4, averaging 63.0 points, 32.2 rebounds, 10.4 assists, 5.3 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 42.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 64.1 points per game.

Panthers: 3-7, averaging 70.8 points, 29.0 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 5.0 steals and 1.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.4 points.


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