Adewunmi, SIUE host Chicago State
Chicago State (3-6) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (2-6)
Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two junior guards will be on display as Xavier Johnson and Chicago State will take on Mike Adewunmi and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. Johnson has scored 23 percent of the team's points this season and is averaging 13.6 over his last five games. Adewunmi is averaging 9.2 points over the last five games.
SAVVY SENIORS: Southern Illinois-Edwardsville's Adewunmi, Tyresse Williford and Brandon Jackson have collectively accounted for 40 percent of the team's scoring this season, including 42 percent of all Cougars points over the last five games.JUMPING FOR JOHNSON: Johnson has connected on 40.7 percent of the 54 3-pointers he's attempted and has made 12 of 28 over the last five games. He's also converted 81.1 percent of his free throws this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Chicago State is 0-5 when they score 62 points or fewer and 3-1 when they exceed 62 points. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 0-6 when allowing 68 or more points and 2-0 when holding opponents below 68.
STREAK STATS: Chicago State has scored 46.3 points per game and allowed 101.3 over its three-game road losing streak.
DID YOU KNOW: Chicago State has attempted the second-most free throws among all WAC teams. The Cougars have averaged 21.8 free throws per game.