ENMU teams prepare for LCU

Freedom Newspapers


Lubbock Christian (6-3) at ENMU (5-5), 4 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena.
Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3.
On the Net: www.enmusports.com.
Notes: ENMU’s last game was a 90-63 win at New Mexico Highlands on Dec. 18. The Chaparrals haven’t played since winning their Sooner Conference opener over Wayland Baptist 72-63 on Dec. 7 in Lubbock. … LCU’s leading scorers are 6-3 senior G Max Eding (17.6 ppg) and 5-10 senior G Jonah Broussard (11.1). Both are shooting above 50 percent from the floor. … Broussard also leads the team in assists with 40. … ENMU beat the Chaps at Lubbock for the first time in several years last season, winning 62-56 in the 2005-06 opener for both teams.
Lubbock Christian (9-1) at ENMU (7-3), 2 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena.
Radio: KSEL-AM 1450.
On the Net: www.enmusports.com.
Notes: The Lady Chaps have won eight in a row since a five-point loss at Fort Lewis on Nov. 17, and have been ranked as high as No. 5 in the NAIA this season. Their last outing was a 90-47 drubbing of UT-Permian Basin at home on Dec. 12. … ENMU has lost two of its last three, including an 85-65 defeat at the hands of Lone Star Conference South Division rival West Texas A&M on Dec. 20 at Greyhound Arena. … Lubbock Christian has four players averaging in double figures, led by sophomore G Jordan Hampton (14.6), who is shooting 50 percent overall from the field and 45 percent from 3-point range. … LCU is holding opponents to 53.5 points a game and 33 percent field goal shooting, including 21 percent on 3-pointers. … The teams have one common opponent — Lubbock Christian defeated Adams State 84-71 on Nov. 18 while the Zias beat the Grizzlies 68-36 on Nov. 24, both on neutral courts.

— Compiled by Dave Wagner