Towson, NM meet at Las Vegas Invitational


New Mexico (4-2) vs. Towson (3-3)

Las Vegas Invitational, Orleans Arena, Paradise, Nevada; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New Mexico and Towson will meet at the Las Vegas Invitational. Towson lost 71-61 to San Francisco in their last game, while New Mexico failed in an 86-73 game against UAB in their last outing.

SENIOR STUDS: Towson’s Cam Holden, Terry Nolan Jr. and Nicolas Timberlake have collectively represented 58 percent of the team’s points this season and have scored 61 percent of all Tigers points in the last five games.

OFFENSIVE CREATION: Holden has scored 47 percent of all Towson field goals in the past three games. The senior keeper has 20 field goals and 12 assists in those games.

ASSIST COUNTING: The Lobos have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Tigers. Towson has collected an assist on 32 of 68 field goals (47.1%) in its previous three games while New Mexico has collected assists on 41 of 85 field goals (48.2%) in the in his last three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Towson attempts more free throws per game than any other CAA team. The Tigers have averaged 25.8 shots on goal per game this season.

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