La.-Monroe looks to sweep NW State

 
 
Updated 12/2/2021 3:31 PM

Northwestern State (1-7) vs. ULM (3-4)

Fant-Ewing Coliseum, Monroe, Louisiana; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

 

BOTTOM LINE: ULM goes for the season sweep over Northwestern State after winning the previous matchup in Ruston. The teams last went at it on Nov. 22, when the Warhawks outshot Northwestern State 56.5 percent to 41.4 percent and recorded 11 fewer turnovers en route to a 30-point victory.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: This will be a homecoming game for Demons senior Larry Owens, who has averaged 7.1 points on the season. Kendal Coleman, who's put up 15.6 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, and Cedric Garrett, who's averaged 7.8 points, have helped lead the way with Owens this year. On the opposing bench, Andre Jones has averaged 12.7 points while Koreem Ozier has put up 12.1 points.CLUTCH COLEMAN: In eight appearances this season, Northwestern State's Coleman has shot 60.6 percent.

STREAK STATS: Northwestern State has lost its last four road games, scoring 60 points, while allowing 88.3 per game.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Demons have recently gotten buckets via assists more often than the Warhawks. ULM has an assist on 54 of 96 field goals (56.3 percent) across its past three outings while Northwestern State has assists on 47 of 70 field goals (67.1 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: ULM is ranked first among Sun Belt teams with an average of 79.9 points per game.

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