Chattanooga puts streak on line vs Belmont
Chattanooga (9-1) vs. Belmont (8-3)
Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chattanooga looks for its fifth straight win of the season as it battles Belmont. Chattanooga is looking to extend its current four-game winning streak. Belmont is coming off a 64-59 win on the road against Saint Louis last week.
SUPER SENIORS: Belmont’s Nick Muszynski, Grayson Murphy and Luke Smith have collectively scored 43 percent of the team’s points this season, including 41 percent of all Bruins scoring over the last five games.
CREATING OFFENSE: Malachi Smith has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Chattanooga field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has 27 field goals and 14 assists in those games.
WINNING WHEN: Belmont is a perfect 6-0 when the team records at least eight offensive rebounds. The Bruins are 2-3 this season when they fail to reach that mark.
BEHIND THE ARC: Chattanooga’s David Jean-Baptiste has attempted 76 3-pointers and connected on 43.4 percent of them, and is 12 for 25 over his last three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Chattanooga has posted an excellent offensive rebound percentage of 39.9 percent, ranking the Mocs seventh nationally in that category. The offensive rebound percentage for Belmont sits at just 25 percent (ranked 276th).