Ohio battles Rio Grande

Rio Grande vs. Ohio (5-3)

Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Ohio Bobcats will be taking on the RedStorm of NAIA program Rio Grande. Ohio is coming off a 91-81 home win against Detroit in its most recent game.

TEAM LEADERSHIP: Jason Preston has averaged 17.3 points, six rebounds and 8.1 assists this year for Ohio. Complementing Preston is Ben Vander Plas, who is averaging 12.6 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.

FUELING THE OFFENSE: Jason Preston has been directly responsible for 56 percent of all Ohio field goals over the last five games. The sophomore guard has 31 field goals and 36 assists in those games.

DID YOU KNOW: Ohio went 7-4 overall when playing against out-of-conference opponents last season. The Bobcats put up 72.3 points per matchup across those 11 contests.