Chicago State visits Sharp Gymnasium on Saturday to take on Houston Baptist. Tipoff occurs at 8:05 p.m. EST. The Cougars beat the Huskies 81-56 on Jan. 19 and are 6-4 against them over the last four years.
Chicago State is in fifth place in the conference and will be trying to close the gap with third-place Houston Baptist. Chicago State has lost four straight.
The Cougars fell 76-69 to Utah Valley University on Mar. 2. Jamere Dismukes finished with 25 points and six assists in the loss. He is averaging 9.1 points per game and leads the team in assists with 3.3 per game. For the Huskies, Anthony Hill finished with 13 points in the 69-58 loss to New Jersey Tech on Mar. 2. He contributes 2.2 rebounds per game in addition to his 5.2 points per game.
StatSmack! Chicago State is better than Houston Baptist
The Chicago State steals leader (Quinton Pippen, 51 steals) has more steals than the Houston Baptist steals leader (Art Bernardi, 31 steals).
The Chicago State assist leader (Jamere Dismukes, 90 assists) has more assists than the Houston Baptist assist leader (Marcel Smith, 72 assists).
Property crime happens more often per capita in Houston so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Chicago -- according to the FBI).
Quinton Pippen is ranked 10th in the Great West in points, 4th in the Great West in three-pointers, 9th in the Great West in assists, and 2nd in the Great West in steals.