Tip off Info
Southeastern Louisiana (3-1) vs UTEP (2-2)
Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas
7 p.m. Mountain Time
Streaming: C-USA TV ($$)
Radio: 92.3 FM The Fox in El Paso, or UTEP Miners IMG Sports Network on TuneIn, (Jon Teicher/Steve Yellen)
About Southeastern Louisiana
The Lions were 12-21 last season, 9-9 in the Southland Conference, and return four starters and seven lettermen.
Southeastern Louisiana owns wins over Millsaps (85-39), Jackson State (84-71) and Xavier of Louisiana (89-72), all at home, this season.
The Lions are averaging 83.5 points per game while shooting 54.5 percent from the field and 43.2 percent from three-point territory.
Southeastern Louisiana ranks fifth nationally in field goal percentage, 24th in three-point field goal percentage and 39th in assists per game (17.8).
Senior forward Jordan Capps leads the Lions with 22 points per game, although he has played in only two of four contests and is questionable for Wednesday's game due to injury.
Minus Capps, Southeastern Louisiana received big games from Marlain Veal against Jackson State (22 points, six assists) and Moses Greenwood versus Xavier of Louisiana (23 points, 10 rebounds).
Veal, a sophomore guard, is averaging 19.5 points and 5.3 assists. Greenwood, a sophomore forward, is averaging 17.0 ppg and 6.5 rpg.
Greenwood ranks eighth in the country in field goal percentage (.750) and 14th in double-doubles (two).
Southeastern Louisiana has made more free throws (82) than its opponents have attempted (80).
The Lions have a rebound margin of +9.2 per game.
Southeastern Louisiana head coach Jay Ladner hails from the same hometown (Hattiesburg, Miss.) as UTEP's Tim Floyd, and they attended the same high school (Oak Grove).
The Miners lead the series 3-0 with home victories during the 1997-98 (78-64), 2007-08 (76-67) and 2014-15 (80-62) seasons.