Eastern takes on Abilene Christian

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ENMU (6-8) at Abilene Christian (9-5), 7 p.m. today, in the Lone Star Conference South Division opener for both teams at Abilene, Texas.
Radio:KSEL-FM 95.3.
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Notes: The Wildcats have already surpassed their win total from last year (8-19), when they finished out the campaign on an eight-game losing streak. … Abilene Christian is 8-1 at home this season, but lost its last home tilt (77-66 to Southeastern Oklahoma on Jan. 6). … Philip Brooks, a 6-2 junior G, leads the team in scoring (13.8 ppg) and assists (45), and is shooting 51 percent from the floor. Also averaging in double figures are 6-8 junior F Marcos Hubner (10.9) and 6-2 senior G Tiago Souza (10.6). … Souza, from Brazil, is one of four foreigners on the Wildcats’ roster. … Ten players are averaging at least 13 minutes for Abilene Christian, and eight have started…ENMU spanned a three-game losing streak Thursday with a 72-62 win at East Central…Senior G Tristian Largent is 10th in scoring in the LSC at 16.7 ppg.

ENMU (9-5, 0-2) at Abilene Christian (10-6, 1-1), 5 p.m. today, in a Lone Star Conference South Division matchup at Abilene, Texas.
Radio: KSEL-AM 1450.
On the net: www.enmusports.com
Notes: Abilene Christian has dropped six of nine after a 7-0 start. … The Wildcats are 8-0 at home. … Leading scorers are 5-5 junior F Alex Guiton (16.6 ppg) and 6-0 sophomore C Audrey Maxwell (12.6). Guiton has a team-high 62 assists and is shooting 44 percent from 3-point range, while Maxwell leads the Wildcats in rebounding (8.1 rpg) and is shooting 58 percent from the field. … The same five players have started all 16 games so far for Abilene Christian. … ENMU is 3-4 in its last seven games after a 6-1 start. … Zias senior G Heather Brown of Hereford is fifth in the LSC in scoring at 16.5 ppg and senior F Elizabeth Richards of Texico leads the conference in rebounding at 9.6 rpg. … ENMU’s two conference losses were to nationally ranked West Texas A&M.

— Compiled by Dave Wagner