S. Alabama plays Southern Miss
Miss South (4-3) vs. South Alabama (6-2)
Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Alabama faces Southern Miss in a non-conference showdown. Southern Alabama beat Texas A & M-Commerce by three points at home on Monday, while Southern Miss lost 74-62 in Montana on Friday.
SUPER SENIORS: Southern Alabama has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Charles Manning Jr., Jay Jay Chandler, Javon Franklin and Kayo Gonçalves have collectively accounted for 63% of the team’s points this year and 67% of all points for the Jaguars in the last five games.
OFFENSIVE CREATION: Manning has scored or assisted on 47% of all Southern Alabama field goals in the past three games. The senior goalkeeper has scored 26 field goals and 12 assists in those games.
STREAK STATS: South Alabama have won their last four home games, averaging 86.3 points while dropping 51.3.
ASSISTANCE DISTRIBUTION: The Golden Eagles have recently created baskets via assists more often than the Jaguars. South Alabama has assists on 28 of 81 field goals (34.6%) in its previous three games, while Southern Miss has assists on 43 of 79 field goals (54.4% ) in their last three games.
DID YOU KNOW: South Alabama is ranked second among the Sun Belt teams with an average of 76.4 points per game.
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