UTA seeks home victory over Troy
Troy (10-4, 1-0) vs. Texas-Arlington (5-7, 1-0)
College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas-Arlington is looking for its fourth straight victory over Troy at College Park Center. The Trojans’ last victory at Texas-Arlington was a 55-54 victory on Jan.31, 2015.
TEAM LEADERS: David Azore is averaging 15.2 points to lead the way for the Mavericks. Javon Levi is also a great host, scoring 5.4 points and 4.8 assists per game. The Trojans were led by Efe Odigie, who is averaging 11.1 points and 5.5 rebounds. AZORE DETAILS: Azore made 14.7% of the 34 3-pointers he attempted. He’s also managed 82.4% of his free throws this season.
STRETCHED STATISTICS: Troy has won his last three road games, scoring 74 points and allowing 66.7 points in those games. Texas-Arlington have won their last three home games, averaging 80 points while allowing 60.
ASSIST RATIOS: The Mavericks have recently used assists to create baskets more often than Trojans. Texas-Arlington has 50 assists on 88 field goals (56.8%) in its three previous games, while Troy has assists on 44 of 81 field field goals (54.3%) in the in his last three games.
STUDENT DEFENSE: Texas-Arlington limited opposing teams to just 39.2 percent on shots, the lowest percentage of any Sun Belt team.
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