Southern Miss Golden Eagles play the Texas State Bobcats in Sun Belt Tournament

Thu, Mar 7, 2024
NCAAB News (AP)

Southern Miss Golden Eagles play the Texas State Bobcats in Sun Belt Tournament

Texas State Bobcats (15-17, 8-11 Sun Belt) vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles (16-15, 9-9 Sun Belt)

Pensacola, Florida; Thursday, 6 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bobcats -1.5; over/under is 134.5

BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss takes on Texas State in the Sun Belt Tournament.

The Golden Eagles have gone 9-9 against Sun Belt teams, with a 7-6 record in non-conference play. Southern Miss has a 4-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Bobcats' record in Sun Belt games is 8-11. Texas State averages 11.8 turnovers per game and is 8-4 when turning the ball over less than opponents.

Southern Miss is shooting 42.5% from the field this season, 1.3 percentage points lower than the 43.8% Texas State allows to opponents. Texas State averages 4.4 made 3-pointers per game this season, 2.8 fewer made shots on average than the 7.2 per game Southern Miss gives up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Crowley is averaging 16 points and 3.3 assists for the Golden Eagles. Victor Iwuakor is averaging 14.1 points over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Eagles: 4-6, averaging 70.4 points, 37.4 rebounds, 10.2 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.1 points per game.

Bobcats: 7-3, averaging 71.1 points, 34.9 rebounds, 10.8 assists, 9.0 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.1 points.

___

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

"
Article Copyright © 2024 The Associated Press, All Rights Reserved.
TheJSharp.com
TKWins.com