Montana State (6-4) vs. St. Thomas (MN) (4-5)
Schoenecker Arena, St. Paul, Minnesota; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: St. Thomas (MN) hosts Montana State in a non-conference showdown. Montana State easily won 68-49 at home against North Dakota State on Tuesday, while St. Thomas (MN) lost to Drake on the road Sunday, 74-64.
SUPER SENIORS: Montana State’s Abdul Mohamed, Xavier Bishop and Amin Adamu have combined to score 45 percent of the team’s points this season, including 47 percent of all Bobcats scoring in the last five games. Riley Miller connected on 46.2 percent of the 104 3-pointers he attempted and made 18 of 38 in the last three games. He has also converted 87.5% of his free throws this season.
SLIP TO 74: St. Thomas (MN) is 0-5 this year when allowing 74 points or more and 4-0 when keeping opponents under 74.
UNDEFINED WHEN: Montana State is a perfect 6-0 when its defense keeps its opponents at a field goal percentage of 43.1 percent or less. The Bobcats are 0-4 when they allow their opponents to shoot better than that.
DID YOU KNOW: St. Thomas (MN) as a team has scored 13.4 3 points per game this season which is the most among Division I teams.