The Bears have gone 6-3 at home. Missouri State ranks fifth in the MVC at limiting opponent scoring, giving up 67.8 points while holding opponents to 42.4% shooting.
The Salukis are 2-0 in conference games. Southern Illinois is ninth in the MVC scoring 64.9 points per game and is shooting 46.0%.
The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mosley is scoring 18.5 points per game and averaging 5.5 rebounds for the Bears. Ja’Monta Black is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Missouri State.
Marcus Domask is averaging 15.7 points and 4.4 assists for the Salukis. Ben Coupet Jr. is averaging 9.6 points over the last 10 games for Southern Illinois.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bears: 7-3, averaging 74.7 points, 31.6 rebounds, 12.0 assists, 5.7 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 46.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.6 points per game.
Salukis: 7-3, averaging 64.5 points, 28.4 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 6.0 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 59.6 points.