Wisconsin-Milwaukee (13-7, 3-3) at Wright State (12-9, 4-2)
When: 7 p.m. today
Where: Nutter Center
TV: Time Warner Sports Channel
Probable Wright State starters
Player, Ht., Yr., Pos., PPG
Reggie Arceneaux, 5-9, Jr., G, 7.3
AJ Pacher, 6-10, Sr., F, 10.4
Miles Dixon, 6-1, Sr., G, 9.7
Matt Vest, 6-5, Sr., G, 6.8
Cole Darling, 6-8, Sr., F, 7.4
Probable Wisconsin-Milwaukee starters
Jordan Aaron, 5-10, Sr., G, 13.4
Kyle Kelm, 6-9, Sr., F, 12.3
Steve McWhorter, 6-2, Jr., G, 8.7
Matt Tiby, 6-8, So., F, 14.6
Austin Arians, 6-6, So., F, 11.4
About Wright State: The Ken Pomeroy website gives Wright State a 70 percent chance of winning this game. The Raiders are 141st in Pomeroy ratings, while the Wisconsin-Milwaukee is 171st. … By going 8 for 10 at the free-throw line Sunday at Cleveland State, Wright State improved to 74.9 percent (337 of 450) for the season, which is tops in the Horizon League and 24th nationally. WSU has made 82.9 percent (58 of 70) in its last four games. … The Raiders recorded eight steals Sunday at CSU, giving them 169 for the season, which is the ninth most in the country in Division I. … Junior guard Reggie Arceneaux needs two assists to reach 200 for his career. … Tonight will mark the first Tuesday game of the season for WSU.
About Wisconsin-Milwaukee: The Panthers are wrapping up a tough stretch of three road games in six days that began with a 67-63 victory at Illinois-Chicago on Thursday followed by a 75-62 setback at Valparaiso on Saturday. … The Panthers have six road victories this season after posting only one last year. … Rob Jeter is 142-134 in his ninth season as Milwaukee coach. The Panthers were 8-24 last year and finished last in the Horizon League at 3-13. They were picked to finish last again this year, but with four players averaging in double figures they already have equaled their league win total from a year ago and surpassed their overall victory tally. … Milwaukee ranks sixth in the league in scoring offense (72.7 points per game) and fifth in scoring defense (70.9).
FYI: Wright State swept Milwaukee last year, nipping the Panthers 53-51 at the Nutter Center on Jan. 5, before prevailing 64-49 in a Feb. 9 game that marked the Raiders’ first victory in Milwaukee since 1998. The Panthers will try to end a similar streak tonight, as they haven’t won at the Nutter Center since 2005. Wright State is 9-1 at home this season. The two teams will meet again in just nine days in Milwaukee.