Middle Tenn. goes up against Chattanooga
Chattanooga (3-0) vs. Middle Tennessee (1-2)
Murphy Athletic Center, Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chattanooga and Middle Tennessee both look to put winning streaks together . Each team won at home in their last game. Middle Tennessee earned a 78-61 win over Murray State on Wednesday, while Chattanooga won 79-72 over Northern Kentucky on Saturday.
SENIOR STUDS: Middle Tennessee has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Donovan Sims, Jordan Davis, DeAndre Dishman, Dontrell Shuler and Jo’Vontae Millner-Criss have combined to account for 71 percent of all Blue Raiders scoring this season.DOMINANT DAVID: David Jean-Baptiste has connected on 33.3 percent of the 24 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 8 of 24 over the last three games. He’s also made 66.7 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Chattanooga has committed a turnover on just 15.3 percent of its possessions this season, which is the top rate among all SoCon teams. The Mocs have turned the ball over only 11.3 times per game this season.