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SIUE’s schedule ramps up in difficulty as the Cougars host IPFW Monday. A look at the matchup by the numbers

The Good

12SIUE hit 12 three-pointers in their season opening with against NAIA Harris-Stowe. Last season, the Cougars were 3-1 in games they hit 10 or more threes, losing only to Southeast Missouri after an 11-28 performance from behind the arc.

76.9%The Cougars had the touch at the charity stripe, hitting going 20-26 from the free-throw line. The 26 free-throws came after drawing 21 fouls. The bad news: Harris-Stowe had more free-throw attempts, 32, thanks to 26 SIUE fouls.

The Bad

4While it was a lower-division team, IPFW only allowed four offensive rebounds off of 30-missed shots against Manchester. SIUE had a -2.9 rebounding margin per game last year, and allowed their lower division opponent 17 offensive rebounds off of 44 misses.

The !?*#%!$@

53.5%IPFW took more than half of their shots in their season opening win against a lower division team from behind the three-point arc. They’re weren’t exactly hot from there, though, hitting just 9-30 (30%) from deep in the win.


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Compiling all OVC non-conference games

2016 Football Standings

OVC Overall
Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
UT Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Murray State 4-4 4-7
SEMO 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11


2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVC Overall

EAST

Belmont 15-1 23-7
Morehead State 10-6 14-16
Jacksonville State 9-7 20-15
Tennessee State 8-8 17-13
Tennessee Tech 8-8 12-20
Eastern Kentucky 5-11 12-19

WEST

UT Martin 10-6 22-13
SEMO 9-7 15-18
Murray State 8-8 16-17
Austin Peay 7-9 11-19
Eastern Illinois 6-10 14-15
SIUE 1-15 6-24


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