|Bowling Green||A Calhoun 15.3||A Calhoun 7.3||J Crawford 4.2|
|IPFW||F Gaines 19.4||M Hines 5.8||P Bland 2.8|
Bowling Green visits Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Saturday to take on IPFW. The game gets underway at 7 p.m. EST. The Falcons have not played the Mastodons since the 2004-05 season, when they won 86-70.
In their last matchup on Feb. 21, Jordon Crawford put up 16 points and 5 assists as the Falcons ran it up on New Orleans 87-56. He leads the team in assists with 4.2 per game and steals with 1.6 per game. For the Mastodons, Frank Gaines finished with 17 points and 5 rebounds in the 77-71 win over Oakland on Feb. 20. With 19.4 points per game and 1.4 steals per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
- Bowling Green has a stronger schedule than IPFW this season (SOS Rank: No. 158 vs. No. 321).
- Bowling Green embarrassed IPFW by 16 points the last time they played (Dec 21, 2004).
- Bowling Green isn't as congested as Fort Wayne (population is significantly lower).
- Bowling Green players are more experienced than IPFW players (12,666 minutes played vs. 9,991 minutes played).
- The Bowling Green basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than IPFW (91 percent vs. 75 percent).
- The top-ranking players between the two conferences for rebounds, assists, and blocks are in the MAC.
- The MAC has 2 teams - Akron (5.8) and Eastern Michigan (5.3) - that produce more blocks per game than the Summit League leader, Western Illinois (4.4).
- The MAC has had five more NCAA Tournament teams than the Summit League over the past 10 years.
- The MAC has 2 teams - Ohio (9.3) and Miami (OH) (8.8) - that create more steals per game than the Summit League leader, Oakland (8.5).
- The Bowling Green blocks leader (Richaun Holmes, 63 blocks) has more blocks than the IPFW blocks leader (Mario Hines, 29 blocks).