Morgan State, Delaware St. start MEAC play

Morgan State (6-9, 0-0) vs. Delaware State (1-13, 0-0)

Memorial Hall, Dover, Delaware; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Morgan State visits Delaware State as conference play starts for both teams. In conference play last season, Morgan State finished with four wins and 12 losses, while Delaware State won two games and lost 14.

LEADING THE CHARGE: Delaware State’s John Crosby has averaged 22 points and 5.4 rebounds while Ameer Bennett has put up 11.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. For the Bears, Stanley Davis has averaged 14.2 points and six rebounds while Troy Baxter has put up 11.1 points and 6.3 rebounds.

SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Crosby has accounted for 48 percent of all Delaware State field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has 49 field goals and 14 assists in those games.

SLIPPING AT 75: Morgan State is 0-7 when it allows at least 75 points and 6-2 when it holds opponents to less than 75.

STREAK STATS: Delaware State has lost its last three home games, scoring an average of 76.3 points while giving up 84.7.

DID YOU KNOW: Delaware State is ranked second among MEAC teams with an average of 72 points per game.