Appalachian State (9-4, 3-1) vs. South Alabama (7-6, 1-3)
Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Donovan Gregory and Appalachian State will go up against Michael Flowers and South Alabama. The sophomore Gregory is averaging 12.4 points over the last five games. Flowers, a senior, has scored 27 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 23 over his last five games.
PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Each team has relied heavily on their seniors this year. Flowers, Kayo Goncalves and John Pettway have collectively scored 53 percent of South Alabama’s points this season and 58 percent of the team’s points over its last five games. For Appalachian State, Michael Almonacy, James Lewis Jr. and Justin Forrest have combined to score 33 percent of the team’s points this season, including 50 percent of all Mountaineers points over their last five.