Who: Wright State (12-11, 6-4) at IUPUI (14-9, 6-4)
When: 1 p.m. Sunday
Series: Wright State leads 11-3
Coaches: Scott Nagy is 57-33 in his third year at Wright State and 467-273 in 24 years overall. Jason Gardner is 63-86 in his fifth year with IUPUI.
Probable Wright State starters
Mark Hughes, 6-4, Sr., G, 9.6
Cole Gentry, 5-10, Jr., G, 13.2
Alan Vest, 6-3, Sr., G, 4.8
Loudon Love, 6-9, So., F, 14.9
Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Sr., C, 4.2
Probable IUPUI starters
Evan Hall, 6-7, Sr., F, 9.4
Elyjah Goss, 6-7, So., F, 7.4
Camron Justice, 6-3, Jr., G, 19.8
D.J. McCall, 6-6, Sr., G, 7.6
Grant Weatherford, 6-2, So., G, 6.0
About Wright State: The Raiders were swept by UIC for the first time since 2014-15, but they continued their strong free-throw shooting. They were 18 of 21 and are 102 of 124 (82.3 percent) in their last five games. They were 248 of 342 (72.5 percent) in their first 18 games and are second in the league and 34th nationally at 75.1 overall. … Gentry is 67 of 70 on foul shots and is second in the nation at 95.7 percent. The leader is Oklahoma State’s Lindy Waters III, who was shooting 96.4 percent (53 of 55) going into a game Saturday against Kansas State. … Bill Wampler had 13 points off the bench against UIC but was 3-for-10 from the field. He had two 3-pointers, but the Raiders tied their season-low with just three as a team. … UIC blocked six shots, tying Mississippi State for the most by a Wright State opponent. … Malachi Smith kept up his strong play off the bench. The freshman guard had four points and three rebounds in 20 minutes and is 14 of 30 from the field in his last five games, averaging 8.4 points. … Vest tied his career high with eight rebounds.
About IUPUI: The Jaguars were picked sixth in the league preseason poll but are exceeding expectations. They’ve won three straight, including an 83-77 home win over first-place Northern Kentucky on Friday. Justice had 26 points, his 22nd straight game in double figires, and sub guard Jaylen Minnett, who is averaging 11.3 points, had 18. They held Drew McDonald, the conference preseason player of the year, to 14 points and six rebounds … They lost, 72-64, at Wright State on Dec. 30. They erased a 13-point second half deficit, but the Raiders closed the game on a 15-7 run. … Hall leads the conference in blocks at 1.2 per game, and Justice is third in scoring. … The Jaguars’ home court in Indianapolis is the Indiana Farmers Coliseum, which will be the site of the league tournament starting in 2020.
Coming up: The Raiders begin a five-game homestand against Oakland at 7 p.m. Thursday.
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