Who: Wright State (3-3) vs. Cedarville (2-3)
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Series: Wright State leads 4-2.
Coaches: Scott Nagy is 48-25 in his third year at Wright State and 458-265 in 24 years overall. Pat Estepp is in his 11th season, guiding the Yellow Jackets from the NAIA to NCAA Division II. He has a 183-128 career record.
Probable Wright State starters
Mark Hughes, 6-4, Sr., G, 10.2
Cole Gentry, 5-10, Jr., G, 14.0
Loudon Love, 6-9, So., F, 16.5
Bill Wampler, 6-6, Jr., F, 14.7
Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Sr., C, 5.5
Probable Cedarville starters
Branden Maughmer, 6-2, Fr., G, 15.2
Grant Zawadzki, 6-0, Sr., G, 10.4
Colton Linkous, 6-3, Jr., G, 10.0
Conner TenHove, 6-7, So., F, 16.0
Kollin Van Horn, 6-8, Fr., C, 8.0
About Wright State: The Raiders are counting the game on their won-loss record, though it’s an exhibition for Division-II Cedarville. They have another lower-division game Dec. 13 when they host Northwestern Ohio, an NAIA school in Lima. … They lost two games in the Cancun Challenge in Mexico, but Love made the all-tournament team after notching a pair of double-doubles, including 19 points and 14 rebounds against SMU. He’s pulling down 9.8 boards per game, a notch above his 9.7 his average from last season when he was named second-team All-Horizon-league. He’s also increased his scoring average by almost four points. … Bradley beat Penn State, 59-56, for the Cancun Challenge title. … Ernsthausen made three 3-pointers against SMU in the third-place game, the second time this season he’s had a trio of them. His previous career high was one, but he’s become a long-range threat.
About Cedarville: The Yellow Jackets were picked seventh out of 13 teams in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference preseason poll. Findlay is the favorite. … They’re averaging 80.8 points and giving up 75.8. They’re shooting 43.1 percent on 3s. … They dropped a 70-50 decision in an exhibition against Akron. They hosted the Don Callan Classic on Nov. 17-18 and lost to Shawnee State, 80-79, in the final. They also lost to Kentucky State on the road Tuesday and will take a two-game losing streak into the Wright State game. … Zawadzki, a Troy Christian product, is in his second year at Cedarville after transferring from Indiana Wesleyan. He started all 27 games last season and averaged 12.6 points. … TenHove shoots right-handed, but he’s a left-handed pitcher on the baseball team.
Coming up: The Raiders begin a home-and-home series with Indiana State of the Missouri Valley Conference on the road Saturday. They’ll host ISU for a non-league game next season.
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