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OBERLIN AT WITTENBERG PREVIEW

Who: Oberlin (4-14, 2-7 NCAC) at Wittenberg (12-6, 5-4 NCAC)

When: 3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Pam Evans Smith Arena in Springfield

Probable Wittenberg starters

Height, Class, Position, PPG

Alex Fultz, 6-5, Fr., F, 4.9

Steven Newell, 6-0, Jr., G, 7.4

Zack Leahy, 6-0, Jr., G, 12.2

Sam Collins, 6-4, So., W, 10.3

Scott Masin, 6-5, Jr., P, 15.5

Probable Oberlin starters

Height, Class, Position, PPG

Geoff Simpson, 6-5, Jr., F, 14.8

Andrew Fox, 6-3, Sr., G, 11.8

Randy Ollie, 6-9, Fr., C, 7.1

Austin Little, 5-11, So., G, 9.8

Emmanuel Lewis, 5-8, Jr., G, 5.2

About Wittenberg: The Tigers have lost two straight after a four-game winning streak, falling 62-57 at home to Hiram last Saturday and 68-66 at DePauw on a last-second shot in overtime Wednesday. … Wittenberg beat Oberlin 59-47 on Jan. 7. Scott Masin had 19 points and 11 rebounds in that game, and Sam Collins had 14 points and 10 rebounds. … The Tigers have not lost three games in a row this season. … Masin is tied for the league lead with 3.4 offensive rebounds per game. He’s second overall in rebounding (9.0 per game) behind Fox (9.9).

About Oberlin: The Yeomen have lost eight games in a row and are in last place in the NCAC, one game behind Allegheny, Kenyon and Wabash. They lost 77-62 to Denison on Wednesday in their last game. … Fox had 22 points in the first game against Wittenberg. … Oberlin ranks last in the NCAC in scoring (55.1 points per game).

Women’s game: The Tigers host Oberlin (8-10, 3-6) at 1 p.m. Wittenberg (8-9, 4-4) lost 74-37 to the nation’s No. 1 team, DePauw (18-0, 9-0), on Wednesday. Wittenberg has lost three of its last four games and is in fifth place in the conference, a game back of Allegheny and Denison. Wittenberg won at Oberlin 42-38 on Dec. 1.


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