Preview: Bowling Green at Wright State


Bowling Green (6-5) at Wright State (7-7)

When: 3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Nutter Center

Radio: Dayton CW/106.5

Probable Wright State starters

Player, Ht., Yr., Pos., PPG

  • Reggie Arceneaux, 5-9, Jr., G, 7.1
  • J.T. Yoho, 6-6, So., F, 9.6
  • A.J. Pacher, 6-10, Sr., F, 10.5
  • Cole Darling, 6-8, Sr., F, 7.3
  • Matt Vest, 6-5, Sr., G, 7.3

Probable Bowling Green starters

  • Spencer Parker, 6-7, So., F, 13.0
  • Richaun Holmes, 6-8, Jr., F, 13.9
  • Cameron Black, 6-10, Sr., C, 8.1
  • Jehvon Clarke, 6-1, Jr., G, 12.0
  • Anthony Henderson, 6-1, Jr., G, 11.6

About Wright State: This is the Raiders’ first game since a 61-49 victory at home over Missouri-Kansas City on Dec. 21. The Raiders improved to 6-0 at home. They’re 0-7 on the road and 1-0 on a neutral court. … Nine players average between five and 11 points per game. … Players off the bench play 39 percent of Wright State’s total minutes. That’s the 35th-highest total in the nation. … Wright State ranks 37th in the nation in free-throw percentage (74.4). … Wright State ranks fifth in the nation in defensive turnover percentage, according to the Ken Pomeroy blog. This measures turnovers per possession. They rank among the bottom 50 teams (309th) in offensive turnover percentage. … This is Wright State’s last non-conference games. It plays 16 Horizon Leagues games in January, February and March.

About Bowling Green: The Falcons rank 12th in the nation in blocked shots per game (6.6) and 13th in steals per game (9.4). Holmes ranks 14th in the country with 3.4 steals per game. … Valley View graduate Zack Denny is a freshman guard. He has not played this season and just started practicing with the team days before its last game against Detroit on Dec. 22. … Coach Louis Orr is in his seventh season. Bowling Green finished 13-19 last season and was picked to finish last of six teams in the Mid-American Conference East Division preseason poll.

FYI: Bowling Green leads the all-time series 7-5 and won 54-41 last season.


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