ENMU basketball travels to East Central

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Men

ENMU (5-8) at East Central (8-5), 7 p.m. today at Ada, Okla., in a Lone Star Conference crossover game.

Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3.

On the Net: www.enmusports.com

Notes: The Greyhounds destroyed East Central 98-51 at Greyhound Arena last year in one of the program’s most dominating performances under seventh-year coach Shawn Scanlan. … East Central, which is 5-1 at home, has won 7 of its last 8 after a 1-4 start. The Tigers are just 1-4 against the LSC South. … East Central has the LSC’s No. 2 scorer in 6-2 senior G Jason Thomas (24 ppg) and the No. 1 player in assists in 6-0 junior G Terrell Carpenter (5.7 apg), who also averages 12 points a game. … Brandon Bingle, a 6-foot-9 senior C, averages just 5.9 points but leads the league in rebounding (11.0 rpg). … The Tigers lead the LSC in scoring defense (64.3) and FG defense (37.4 percent). ENMU is tied for third in FG percentage (49 percent). … East Central shoots 41 percent from 3-point range and has three players above 40 percent with at least 90 attempts, including Thomas and 6-1 senior G James Nave (11.4 ppg).

Women

ENMU (9-4) at East Central (6-7), 7 p.m. today at Ada, Okla., in a Lone Star Conference crossover game.

Radio: KSEL-AM 1450.

On the Net: www.enmusports.com

Notes: ENMU senior F Elizabeth Richards leads the LSC in rebounding (9.4 rpg) and is second in blocked shots (1.9 bpg). Senior G Heather Brown is sixth in scoring (16.2 ppg). … East Central has dropped 7 of 10, including its last three, after a 3-0 start. The Lady Tigers are 1-5 against the South. … The Zias beat East Central 58-53 last year at Greyhound Arena, snapping a six-game losing streak. … Scoring leaders for East Central are 5-11 junior G Lacey Goldwire (13.3 ppg) and 5-10 junior C Jastin Flenory (10.0 ppg). … The Lady Tigers average 58.8 ppg, but allow only 54.4 per centest.

— Compiled by Dave Wagner