Green leads Northern Iowa against Loyola Chicago after 24-point outing

Northern Iowa Panthers (14-9, 10-3 MVC) vs. Loyola Chicago Ramblers (18-5, 9-3 MVC)

Chicago; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Northern Iowa visits the Loyola Chicago Ramblers after AJ Green scored 24 points in Northern Iowa’s 53-44 win over the Southern Illinois Salukis.

The Ramblers are 10-1 in home games. Loyola Chicago is averaging 73.8 points and outscoring opponents by 11.6 points per game.

The Panthers are 10-3 in conference play. Northern Iowa is ninth in the MVC with 11.7 assists per game, led by Green with a 2.0 average.

The Ramblers and Panthers face off Sunday for the first time in conference this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Braden Norris is averaging 10.2 points and 4.2 assists for the Ramblers. Lucas Williamson is averaging 13.3 points over Loyola Chicago’s last 10 games.

Green is scoring 18.3 points per game with 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists for the Panthers. Noah Carter is averaging 10.1 points over the last 10 games for Northern Iowa.

LAST 10 GAMES: Ramblers: 7-3, averaged 67.2 points, 29.3 rebounds, 12.5 assists, 6.0 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 61.4 points per game.

Panthers: 8-2, averaging 73.6 points, 29.0 rebounds, 9.9 assists, 6.2 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.3 percent from the field. Their opponents average 69.2 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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