Freedom New Mexico
ENMU (7-2, 0-1 Lone Star Conference)
at Incarnate Word (4-3, 0-1)
When: 3 p.m. (MST) today at San Antonio.
Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9
Last time out: The Greyhounds saw their seven-game winning streak end in an LSC-opening 77-69 loss at Texas A&M-Kingsville on Thursday. The Cardinals dropped their LSC opener at home to West Texas A&M 65-63.
Last year: The Hounds swept the season series, beating the Cardinals 84-62 in Portales and 96-91 at San Antonio.
Of note: ENMU senior G Reggie Nelson and senior F Max Carrier were chosen LSC offensive and defensive players of the week on Tuesday. Nelson averaged nearly 17 points and five assists while Carrier had three blocks and six steals as the Hounds won all three games last week. … UIW has had a balanced attack this season with four players averaging in double figures — 6-0 Jr. G Lyndale Brown (12.6 ppg), 6-7 senior F Chris Johnson (12.3), 6-4 junior F Dionelle Rucker (12.3) and 6-3 senior G Shaun Umeh (10.6). Johnson is also averaging 9.2 rebounds, while Brown leads the team with 23 assists. … After the game, ENMU will head to California for a Monday night clash at Division I Long Beach State.
ENMU (2-4. 1-0 Lone Star Conference)
at Incarnate Word (4-1, 0-1)
When: 1 p.m. (MST) today at San Antonio.
Radio: KSEL-AM 1450
Last time out: The Zias turned back Texas A&M-Kingsville 79-71 behind a school-record 40 points from senior F Precious Herrin on Thursday. The Cardinals absorbed their first loss of the season, a 61-51 decision to West Texas A&M at home.
Last year: UIW swept the season series, beating the Zias 62-50 at Portales and overcoming deficits of 17 points in the first half and 13 in the second to win 58-57 at San Antonio. Now-senior F Chloe Wallace gave the Cardinals their only lead in the second matchup, hitting two free throws with 34 seconds left.
Of note: With her outing at Kingsville, Herrin now ranks second in the LSC in scoring at 21 ppg. She is also second in FG shooting at 62 percent after going 17-for-22 against the Javelinas. … The Cardinals have allowed a league-best 49.8 ppg so far. WT’s total was a season high against them. … It was also the first time UIW, averaging 65.8 ppg and shooting 48 percent from the field, was held under 60 points. … Leading scorers for the Cardinals are 5-6 junior G Katy Cooke (14.4), 5-9 sophomore G/F Ifunanya Mora (11.4) and 5-7 junior G Ashlyn Green (11.0). Meantime, Wallace is averaging 9.2 ppg and 7.2 rpg.
— Compiled by Dave Wagner