Godfrey, Ft. Wayne host E. Illinois
Eastern Illinois (4-3) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (5-5)
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as George Dixon and Eastern Illinois will face Jarred Godfrey and Purdue Fort Wayne. The junior Dixon is averaging 14 points over the last five games. Godfrey, a sophomore, has scored 21 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 15.4 over his last five games.
SUPER SENIORS: Purdue Fort Wayne has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Brian Patrick, Matt Holba, Dylan Carl and Marcus DeBerry have combined to account for 55 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 42 percent of all Mastodons points over the last five games.GIFTED GODFREY: Godfrey has connected on 39 percent of the 41 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 7 of 15 over his last three games. He’s also made 80.6 percent of his foul shots this season.
FLOOR SPACING: Eastern Illinois’s Mack Smith has attempted 43 3-pointers and connected on 39.5 percent of them, and is 14 for 33 over his past five games.
STREAK SCORING: Purdue Fort Wayne has scored 79 points per game and allowed 52 over a three-game home winning streak.
DID YOU KNOW: Purdue Fort Wayne has made 9.3 3-pointers per game as a team this year, which is second-best among Summit League teams.