Wright State (5-3) at Morehead State (6-3)
When: 7 o’clock tonight
Where: Morehead, Ky.
Probable Wright State starters
Player, Ht., Yr., Pos., PPG
Cole Darling, 6-8, Sr., F, 8.9
A.J. Pacher, 6-10, Sr., F, 11.4
Miles Dixon, 6-1, Sr., G, 10.3
Matt Vest, 6-5, Sr., G, 7.0
Kendall Griffin, 6-4, Jr., G, 7.3
Probable Morehead starters
Drew Kelly, 6-6, Sr., F, 6.0
Chad Posthumus, 6-11, Sr., C, 10.8
Kareem Storey, 5-10, Jr., G, 7.6
Angelo Warner, 6-2, Jr., G, 17.3
Brent Arrington, 6-3, So., G, 12.0
About Wright State: The new emphasis on calling hand-check fouls has increased the number of free throws Wright State shoots. The Raiders average 24.3 free-throw attempts per game. Last season, they averaged 16.8. They shot 70 percent from the line last season and are shooting 77 percent this season. … Wright State’s next two games are at North Carolina A&T (2-5) on Thursday and at Virginia Military Institute (4-3) on Saturday. The Raiders don’t play another home game until Dec. 19 against Eastern Illinois. … J.T. Yoho averages 9.4 points per game off the bench.
About Morehead: The Eagles’ losses are to Xavier (79-56), then No. 21 UCLA (81-70) and to Gardner-Webb (86-82 in overtime in their last game Friday). They beat Marshall 102-94 in overtime and also have wins over Nevada and Chattanooga. … Bakari Turner, a 6-4 senior guard, is the top scorer off the bench with 10.4 points per game. … Head coach Sean Woods is in his second season. The Eagles finished 15-18 last season. … They were picked to finish third in the East Division of the Ohio Valley Conference.
FYI: The teams played Dec. 1 last season, and Wright State won 66-57 with Darling scoring 22 points at the Nutter Center. Morehead leads the all-time series 6-5.
— David Jablonski