Miami (OH) takes on Eastern Michigan in the second round of the MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. EST and it can be seen on SportsTime Ohio. The RedHawks fell to the Eagles 65-58 on Jan. 19 and are 4-1 against them over the last four years.
The 14 points and six rebounds by Jon Harris helped the RedHawks to a 63-52 victory over Bowling Green on Mar. 11. He is averaging 7.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game. For the Eagles, DaShonte Riley finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the 45-44 win over Northern Illinois on Mar. 11. With 5.9 rebounds per game and 2.0 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
Miami (OH) has a statistical advantage over Eastern Michigan in one significant category, scoring, where the RedHawks have an edge over the Eagles, 63.6 points per game to 56.7 points per game.
StatSmack! Miami (OH) is better than Eastern Michigan
Quinten Rollins is ranked 6th in the MAC in assists and 5th in the MAC in steals.
Miami has an average margin of victory of 12 over Eastern Michigan in 40 wins since 1980.
The Miami assist leader (Quinten Rollins, 94 assists) has more assists than the Eastern Michigan assist leader (Jalen Ross, 69 assists).
Miami has a stronger schedule than Eastern Michigan this season (SOS Rank: No. 137 vs. No. 166).