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UIC, San Diego meet in Las Vegas Classic

San Diego (3-3) vs. Illinois-Chicago (2-3)

Las Vegas Classic, Orleans Arena, Paradise, Nevada; Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: San Diego meets Illinois-Chicago at the Las Vegas Classic. Illinois-Chicago lost 88-80 to Hawaii in their last game, while San Diego lost 68-67 to South Alabama in their last game.

SQUAD LEADER: Damaria Franklin of Illinois-Chicago averaged 17.4 points and eight rebounds while Kevin Johnson averaged 12.6 points and 7.2 assists. For the toreros, Jase Townsend averaged 15.7 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Terrell Brown averaged 8.7 points, 9.2 rebounds and four blocks.

OPEN FACILITY: Johnson has either scored or supported 44 percent of all field goals between Illinois and Chicago in the last five games. The Senior Guard has 26 field goals and 36 assists in these games.

SUPPORT DISTRIBUTION: The flames have been using assists to create baskets more frequently than the toreros lately. Illinois-Chicago has supported 54 of 91 field goals (59.3 percent) in the last three games, while San Diego has supported 32 of 77 field goals (41.6 percent) in the last three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Illinois-Chicago scored 10.6 3 points per game as a team this year, which is the most among the Horizon teams.

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