Preview: Miami vs. Bowling Green

Who: Bowling Green (6-9, 1-1 MAC East) at Miami (6-8, 1-1 MAC East)

When: 7 p.m. today

Where: Millett Hall, Oxford

Radio: 1450, 1230, 980, 101.3

Probable Bowling Green starters: A’uston Calhoun, 6-7, Sr., F, 15.7; Chauncey Orr, 6-4, So., G/F, 6.1; Cameron Black, 6-10, Jr., C, 3.4; Jordon Crawford, 5-6, Sr., G, 16.1; Anthony Henderson, 6-1, So., G, 5.1

Probable Miami starters: Will Felder, 6-7, Jr., F, 10.2; Quinten Rollins, 6-0, Jr., G, 5.6; Allen Roberts, 6-3, Jr., G, 13.3; Reggie Johnson, 6-1, Fr., G, 9.6; Will Sullivan, 6-3, So., G, 4.1

About Bowling Green: Richaun Holmes, a 6-8 sophomore forward, has 43 blocked shots this season, eight more than Miami has as a team. … The Falcons are coming off a 46-44 home win over Eastern Michigan. BGSU is 5-2 at home, 0-5 on the road and 1-2 on neutral courts. … Look for a lot of Calhoun and Crawford tonight. They’re ranked 1-2 in the MAC in minutes played per game, Calhoun at 35.8 and Crawford at 34.8. … Bowling Green is scoring 61.3 points and giving up 62.8 per contest.

About Miami: The RedHawks lead this series 76-51, though they’ve lost four of the last five meetings. … John Cooper will go after his 50th career win tonight. He’s 49-60 in four seasons as a head coach, the last three at Tennessee State. … Roberts’ 22 points last Saturday at Buffalo represented a season-best effort. His career high is 23. … Miami is 6-1 when leading at halftime. … MU ranks second in the MAC in 3-point percentage (35.8) behind Ohio (37.2). … The RedHawks have one common opponent with Bowling Green this season. The Falcons beat Wright State 54-41 on Dec. 3 at home, while Miami lost 67-59 at WSU on Dec. 19.

Coach John Cooper on Bowling Green: “Calhoun and Crawford are obviously their two best players and really carry them. They’re both seniors that understand what it takes to be successful. We’ve got to make sure those two guys are working for their shots and that they’re not just getting easy buckets all night.”

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