E. Michigan, Ohio begins conference game
East Michigan (5-6, 0-0) vs. Ohio (9-2, 0-0)
Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Michigan and Ohio meet in the season opener for both teams. In conference last season, Eastern Michigan finished with three wins and 11 losses, while Ohio won nine games and lost five.
SENIOR STUDS: Monty Scott, Nathan Scott and Darion Spottsville of Eastern Michigan have scored 37% of the team’s points this season, including 44% of all Eagles having scored in the last five games. MIGHTY MONTY: Mr. Scott logged in on 31.9% of the 47 3 points he attempted and made 2 of 15 in the last three games. He has also converted 48.6% of his free throws this season.
WIN WHEN: Ohio has a perfect 7-0 record when the team hits at least 73.3% of their free throws. The Bobcats are 2-2 when shooting below 73.3% of the line.
TWO SERIES: Eastern Michigan has lost its last six road games, scoring 64.3 points and allowing 79.3 points in those games. Ohio have won their last seven home games, averaging 82.3 points while giving up 69.7.
DID YOU KNOW: Eastern Michigan is ranked first in Division I with an average of 76.4 possessions per game. The uptempo Eagles have pushed that total to 78.3 possessions per game in their last three games.
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