ASSIST RATIOS: The Bears have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Blue Raiders. Mercer has 42 assists on 76 field goals (55.3 percent) over its previous three outings while Middle Tennessee has assists on 33 of 65 field goals (50.8 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Middle Tennessee defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 29.6 percent of all possessions, which ranks the Blue Raiders ninth among Division I teams. Mercer has turned the ball over on 21.7 percent of its possessions (ranking the Bears 288th, nationally).
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