Youngstown State hosts Milwaukee in conference showdown | Sports

Milwaukee Panthers (7-14, 5-7 Horizon) vs. Youngstown State Penguins (11-10, 5-6 Horizon)

Youngtown, Ohio; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: DeAndre Gholston and the Milwaukee Panthers visit Michael Akuchie and the Youngstown State Penguins in the Horizon game.

The Penguins are 7-5 in home games. Youngstown State is averaging 72.4 points while outscoring opponents by 3.4 points per game.

The Panthers are 5-7 against Horizon opponents. Milwaukee is 3-2 when turning the ball less than opponents and is averaging 13.2 turnovers per game.

The teams are meeting for the second time in conference this season. The Penguins won 70-68 in the final game on Dec. 3. Tevin Olison led the Penguins with 18 points and Gholston led the Panthers with 24 points.

BEST PERFORMERS: Dwayne Cohill is averaging 12 points for the Penguins. Akuchie is averaging 12.8 points and 7.2 rebounds over the last 10 games for Youngstown State.

Gholston is averaging 2.0 3-pointers per game for the Panthers, scoring 15.2 points while shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc. Josh Thomas is averaging 11.9 points over Milwaukee’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 4-6, averaged 68.1 points, 31.7 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 4.6 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 41.8 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 73.7 points per game.

Panthers: 4-6, averaged 68.9 points, 33.9 rebounds, 13.1 assists, 4.9 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.3 percent from the field. Their opponents average 71.6 points.

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