Kennesaw St. hopes to end skid vs FIU
Florida International (6-3) vs. Kennesaw State (0-7)
KSU Convocation Center, Kennesaw, Georgia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kennesaw State looks to end its seven-game losing streak as it goes up against Florida International. Florida International won 71-53 at home against Florida Gulf Coast in its last outing. Kennesaw State lost 72-54 to UNC Greensboro in its most recent game.
SUPER SENIORS: Florida International’s Osasumwen Osaghae, Devon Andrews and Antonio Daye, Jr. have collectively accounted for 47 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 57 percent of all Panthers points over the last five games.OFFENSE FROM OSASUMWEN: In nine appearances this season, Florida International’s Osaghae has shot 71.4 percent.
ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Panthers have recently gotten baskets via assists more often than the Owls. Kennesaw State has 21 assists on 53 field goals (39.6 percent) over its past three contests while Florida International has assists on 54 of 84 field goals (64.3 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Florida International offense has scored 82.6 points per game this season, ranking the Panthers 17th among Division I teams. The Kennesaw State defense has allowed 75.6 points per game to opponents (ranked 226th overall).