WSU-Ohio preview


Wright State (21-14) at Ohio (24-11)

When: 2 p.m. today

Where: Convocation Center, Athens

Radio: 106.5-FM

Web: Watchcollegeinsider.com

Probable Wright State starters

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

Miles Dixon, 6-1, Sr., G, 8.7

Matt Vest, 6-5, Sr., G, 7.2

Jerran Young, 6-6, Sr., F, 8.2

Cole Darling, 6-8, Sr., F, 8.6

AJ Pacher, 6-10, Sr., F, 11.0

Probable Ohio starters

Nick Kellogg, 6-3, Sr., G, 15.4

Javarez Willis, 5-11, Jr., G, 6.3

Travis Wilkins, 6-4, Sr., G, 6.9

Maurice Ndour, 6-9, Jr., F, 13.7

Antonio Campbell 6-8, Fr., F, 3.6

About Wright State: The Ken Pomeroy website gives Ohio a 65 percent chance of winning. The Raiders are 122nd in Pomeroy ratings, the Bobcats 124th. OU is listed as a 3-point favorite. … WSU is looking for its 22nd win, which would mark the first time since moving to Division I that the Raiders have won at least 22 in back-to-back seasons. …WSU has three common opponents with Ohio in Valparaiso, Miami and Oakland. The Bobcats beat Valpo at home, while the Raiders swept the Crusaders. OU beat Miami three times, but the RedHawks beat WSU. On the flip side, the Raiders beat Oakland three times, but the Grizzlies beat the Bobcats.

About Ohio: The Bobcats are 13-6 at home, including 9-1 against nonconference foes. … The Bobcats average 71.5 points, which ranked fifth in the Mid-American Conference. They allow 66.7 ppg, which ranks fourth in the MAC. … Senior guard Nick Kellogg, son of CBS commentator and former Ohio State great Clark Kellogg, is the OU and MAC career leader in 3-pointers (284).

FYI: The Bobcats hold an 8-2 lead in the series, with the most recent meeting coming on Dec. 17, 2011, when OU came into the Nutter Center and routed Wright State 82-54. The Raiders’ last win in the series was an 88-77 decision at the Nutter Center on Dec. 12, 1995.


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