The Central Arkansas Sugar Bears () host the Northern Kentucky Norse () following Lucy Ibeh's 27-point performance in the Sugar Bears' 64-48 victory over Alcorn State. The matchup is at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, November 27, 2021.
Central Arkansas defeated Alcorn State 64-48 in the team's last outing on Tuesday, led by Ibeh's team-high 27 points.
Northern Kentucky earned a victory against Miami (OH) 70-59 in the team's last outing on Wednesday, led by Ivy Turner's team-high 21 points.
Central Arkansas Team Stats
Central Arkansas has tallied 63.5 points per game this season while Northern Kentucky allows 62.6 per contest. The Sugar Bears are 1-0 when they score over 63 points.
The Sugar Bears have turned the ball over fewer times than their opponents this season, forcing 15.8 takeaways per game while only giving the basketball away 22.2 times a contest. Northern Kentucky is 2-2 this season when they commit more than 16 turnovers.
Northern Kentucky Team Stats
Northern Kentucky's 65.8 points per game this season out-paces the 50.5 points per contest Central Arkansas allows. The Norse are 2-1 when they put up over 50 points.
When they get to the free throw line, which they do 15 times a game, the Norse shoot 65.3 percent, which is eighth in the Horizon. Turner is Northern Kentucky's best shooter from the line, making 3.2 free throws a game while shooting 73 percent.
Central Arkansas Players to Watch
Ibeh is the leader for Central Arkansas in both scoring and rebounding with 19.3 points and 10.5 boards per game. Hannah Langhi also contributes with 11.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals for the Sugar Bears, and Randrea Wright averages 11.5 points and 3.5 assists per game.
Averaging 1.5 made three-pointers a contest, Carley Hudspeth is Central Arkansas' most prolific three-point shooter while knocking down 32 percent of her shots from downtown.
Player stats reflect four of four games this season.
Northern Kentucky Players to Watch
Lindsey Duvall paces the Northern Kentucky's scoring effort, averaging 20 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game. Turner is the team's top passer, tallying 3.8 assists to go with 12.0 points per game. The Norse's leading rebounder is Grayson Rose, who grabs 11.6 boards per game in addition to averaging 8.0 points.
Duvall leads the charge shooting the basketball for Northern Kentucky, making 39 percent of her shots from beyond the arc while averaging 2.4 makes per game from three-point land.
Player stats reflect five of five games this season.
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