Loyola (Md.) (12-13, 4-8) vs. American (12-11, 8-4)
Bender Arena, Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Loyola (Md.) seeks revenge on American after dropping the first matchup in Baltimore. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 22, when the Eagles shot 47.1 percent from the field and went 18 for 19 from the free throw line en route to a two-point victory.
SUPER SENIORS: American’s Sa’eed Nelson, Stacy Beckton Jr. and Mark Gasperini have combined to account for 49 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 61 percent of all Eagles points over the last five games.
DEFENSIVE IMPROVEMENTS: The Eagles have allowed just 68.6 points per game to Patriot League opponents so far, an improvement from the 74.4 per game they gave up in non-conference play.