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Ohio University's Erica Johnson (#4) shoots a three pointer during the game against Eastern Michigan University.

Women's Basketball: Eastern Michigan scouting report and how to watch

Ohio is headed back to Michigan on Wednesday, this time to take on Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti. The Bobcats are behind in the Mid-American Conference standings and are looking for a win to separate themselves from the middle of the pack.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Game information

Opponent: Eastern Michigan (10-10, 5-4 MAC)

Gametime: 7 p.m.

How to watch: ESPN3 

How to listen: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/ohio/

Meet the opponent 

Head Coach: Fred Castro (fourth season)

Probable starters

02 Juanita Agosto

20 Corrione Cardwell

10 Areanna Combs 

13 Jenna Annecchiarico

22 Autumn Hudson

Individual stat leaders

Points per game: Combs (18.1)

Rebounds per game: Hudson (6.8)

Steals: Annecchiarico (41)

Field goal percentage: Kiara Johnson (.521)

3-point percentage: Agosto (.364)

Free throw percentage (min. 10 attempts): Natalia Pineda (.800)

Team stats compared to Ohio 

Ohio stats in parenthesis 

Points per game: 68.5 (73.1)

Rebounds per game: 39.6 (35.8)

Steals per game: 9.4 (11.3)

Field goal percentage: 40% (.411)

3-point percentage: 31% (.322)

Free throw percentage: 60% (.644)

Series history

Ohio has won five of the last six games against Eastern Michigan, dating back to 2015. The Bobcats have a winning record against the Eagles on the road and are winning the all-time series 15-13 at Ypsilanti. Ohio leads the overall all-time series, 36-26.

Players to watch

Juanita Agosto — The redshirt sophomore is coming off the best game of her career against Akron, in which she scored a career-high 21 points. Her previous career-high was 11, and she hadn’t scored more than eight this season. Agosto isn’t the Eagles’ most frequent shooter, but she has shot a team-high 36.4% from 3-point range this season.

For Ohio, Edecia Beck has come on strong over the last few games. She got her first start of the season Saturday against Central Michigan and didn’t disappoint with a season-high 12 points. As her role grows, she will pose more of a problem for opposing teams.

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