Tennessee State Tigers (9-7, 1-2 OVC) at Lindenwood Lions (7-9, 2-1 OVC)

Saint Charles, Missouri; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Tennessee State visits the Lindenwood Lions after Jr. Clay scored 22 points in Tennessee State's 81-72 loss to the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars.

The Lions have gone 5-0 in home games. Lindenwood has a 3-7 record against teams over .500.

The Tigers are 1-2 in conference games. Tennessee State is second in the OVC scoring 36.0 points per game in the paint led by Christian Brown averaging 6.0.

The Lions and Tigers face off Saturday for the first time in OVC play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chris Childs averages 2.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Lions, scoring 14.5 points while shooting 33.0% from beyond the arc. Keenon Cole is shooting 54.3% and averaging 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Lindenwood.

Clay is averaging 17.4 points and 4.7 assists for the Tigers. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. is averaging 15.4 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 41.5% over the last 10 games for Tennessee State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lions: 5-5, averaging 69.1 points, 34.5 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.9 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.3 points per game.

Tigers: 5-5, averaging 84.2 points, 32.5 rebounds, 14.3 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 77.6 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.