Southern Illinois (9-5, 2-0) v Missouri State (11-6, 2-2)
JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Missouri State is looking for its fourth straight victory over Southern Illinois at JQH Arena. The Salukis’ last victory at Missouri State was a 79-77 victory on Jan.27, 2018.
INTENSIFICATION: Missouri State’s Isiaih Mosley averages 18.5 points and 5.5 rebounds while Gaige Prim has 14.1 points and 8.2 rebounds. For the Salukis, Marcus Domask averaged 15.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 4.4 assists while Lance Jones had 14.4 points and two steals.
OFFENSIVE THREAT: Domask has scored 48% of all South Illinois field goals in the last three games. Domask has 15 field goals and 15 assists in those games.
SLIPPING TO 74: Missouri State is 0-6 this year when allowing 74 points or more and 11-0 when keeping opponents under 74 points.
IMBATTU WHEN: The Bears are 11-0 when holding opposing teams at 70 points or less and 0-6 when their opponents are over 70 points. The Salukis are 5-0 when they score at least 67 points and 4-5 on the year when they are under 67.
DID YOU KNOW: Missouri State has made 9.9 3 points per game as a team this year, which is the most among MVC teams.
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