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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, December 03, 2017 1:40 pm

SIUE at IPFW pregame notes

AUBREE REICHEL | The Journal Gazette

SIU-Edwardsville at IPFW

When: 2 p.m. today

Where: Memorial Coliseum

Records: IPFW (5-3), SIUE (1-5)

Series: IPFW leads 12-6

Radio: ESPN 1380 AM / 100.9 FM

TV: CN81

Last time out: The Mastodons defeated NAIA IU-Kokomo 99-63 on Nov. 30; Cougars fell 86-59 at Southern Illinois on Nov. 29

Outlook: The teams are former conference rivals when the Mastodons were in the Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference. IPFW has won eight consecutive meetings, including the seven since 2009 when both teams have been Division I.

Bryson Scott leads the Mastodon offense with 22.1 points per game, John Konchar has 14 points and 9.8 rebounds and Kason Harrell is scoring 13.3 points per game.

Freshman Matt Weir leads the team with 30 total steals.

Daniel Kinchen leads the Cougars with 17.5 points and Jalen Henry is scoring 15.7 points per game and rebounding 9.3 per game.

SIUE's lone win is an 80-75 victory at Stetson on Nov. 18. The Mastodons play host to Stetson on Dec. 16.

Up next: IPFW is on the road at Akron on Wednesday and Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.