Tulane looks to end streak vs SMU
Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse, New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: SMU looks to extend Tulane’s conference losing streak to 10 games. Tulane’s last AAC win came against the Temple Owls 65-51 on Jan. 11. SMU is coming off a big 73-72 win on Saturday over then-No. 20 Houston.
SUPER SENIORS: Tulane’s Christion Thompson, K.J. Lawson and Nic Thomas have collectively scored 50 percent of the team’s points this season, including 54 percent of all Green Wave scoring over the last five games.
FUELING THE OFFENSE: Kendric Davis has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all SMU field goals over the last three games. Davis has 18 field goals and 24 assists in those games.
UNDEFEATED WHEN: The Green Wave are 6-0 when they hold opposing teams to 61 points or fewer and 4-15 when opponents exceed 61 points. The Mustangs are 13-0 when they hold opponents to a field goal percentage of 42.4 percent or worse, and 5-6 when opponents exceed that percentage.
COLD SPELL: Tulane has lost its last five home games, scoring an average of 59.2 points while giving up 72.
DID YOU KNOW: SMU has posted an excellent offensive rebound percentage of 35.3 percent, ranking the Mustangs 19th nationally in that category. The offensive rebound percentage for Tulane sits at just 21.8 percent (ranked 333rd).