Kent State (8-2) vs. NC A&T (3-8)
Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational, Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Kent State is set to take on against NC A&T in the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational. NC A&T lost 72-54 to UTEP in its newest game, while Kent State came up short in a 74-68 video game against UC Irvine in its last trip.
Ronald Jackson, Kameron Langley and Devin Haygood have combined to rating 45 percent of NC A&T’s points this season and 48 percent of the group’s points over its last 5 games. For Kent State, Danny Pippen, Troy Simons, Philip Whittington and CJ Williamson have actually integrated to account for 51 percent of all Kent State scoring, consisting of 59 percent of the team’s points over its last five games.DOMINANT DANNY: Pippen has connected on 32.8 percent of the 64 3-pointers he’s attempted and has actually made 5 of 21 over his last 3 video games.
SLIPPING AT 58: NC A&T is 0-8 this year when it permits 58 points or more and 3-0 when holding opponents to fewer than 58.
WINNING WHEN: Kent State is an ideal 7-0 when the team records at least nine offensive rebounds. The Golden Flashes are 1-2 this season when they fail to reach that mark.
STIFLING DEFENSE: NC A&T has actually held opposing groups to 68.4 points per game, the second-lowest figure among all MEAC teams. The Aggies have allowed simply 63 points per game over their last five games.