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Ohio Sophomore Mark Sears (1) turns to dribble get around Kent St. defense on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. The Bobcats won the game against the Golden Flashes 80-72.

Men's Basketball: Bowling Green scouting report and how to watch

Ohio has been on a roll over the course of the past month. It's won its last seven games and is sitting at the top of the Mid-American Conference standings with a perfect conference record. Ohio has an opportunity to put another notch in its winning streak when it faces Bowling Green in The Convo on Tuesday night.

While the Bobcats (12-2, 3-0 MAC) have struggled against the Falcons in recent seasons, they hold a slight advantage at home. When playing in The Convo, the Bobcats are 43-30 all-time against the Falcons. 

Here’s what to know about the Falcons ahead of Tuesday’s game:

Game information

Opponent: Bowling Green (8-6, 1-2 MAC)

Venue: The Convo

Time: 7 p.m.

Watch: ESPN3

Listen: Ohio IMG Sports Network

Live stats: Live stats are provided here.

Meet the opponent

Probable starters

25 Daeqwon Plowden

11 Trey Diggs

20 Joe Reece

05 Kaden Metheny

15 Samari Curtis

Individual statistical leaders

Points: Plowden (16.1 points per game)

Rebounds: Plowden (7.3 rebounds per game)

Assists: Curtis (2.8 assists per game)

Field goal percentage: Matiss Kulackovskis (60%)

3-point percentage: Isaac Elsasser (62.5%)

Free throw percentage: Metheny (100%)

Team statistical profile

Points per game: 84.2

Rebounds per game: 43.1

Assists per game: 13

Turnovers per game: 12.8 

Field goal percentage: 43.4%

3-point percentage: 35%

Free throw percentage: 76.3%

The series

The Falcons lead the all-time series 82-67. The two programs last faced each other Dec. 30, 2020, when the Bobcats fell to the Falcons 83-75 in The Convo. The Bobcats have also lost four of their last five games against the Falcons, and their most recent win came Feb. 22, 2019, at home.

Player to watch

Plowden — The fifth year is fresh off a career night against Miami on Saturday. Plowden recorded a double-double with a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds against the RedHawks and added on two steals. Plowden is Bowling Green’s scoring leader and is ranked ninth in the MAC with 16.1 points per game.

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