Fobbs, Towson host Delaware
SECU Arena, Towson, Maryland; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display as Nate Darling and Delaware will take on Brian Fobbs and Towson. Darling has scored 25 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 16.2 over his last five games. Fobbs is averaging 14.2 points over the last five games.
SAVVY SENIORS: Towson has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Fobbs, Nakye Sanders, Juwan Gray and Dennis Tunstall have combined to account for 51 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 47 percent of all Tigers points over the last five games.DOMINANT DARLING: Darling has connected on 38.1 percent of the 126 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 37 over the last five games. He’s also converted 80 percent of his foul shots this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Towson is 0-5 this year when it scores 60 points or fewer and 8-4 when it scores at least 61.
ASSIST RATIOS: The Fightin’ Blue Hens have recently gotten baskets via assists more often than the Tigers. Towson has 34 assists on 78 field goals (43.6 percent) over its past three outings while Delaware has assists on 32 of 70 field goals (45.7 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Towson is ranked second among CAA teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 31.6 percent. The Tigers have averaged 11.1 offensive boards per game and 12.3 per game over their last three games.