Anosike, Sacred Heart visit UCF

Sacred Heart (6-4) vs. Central Florida (7-2)

CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two forwards will be on display as E.J. Anosike and Sacred Heart will battle Collin Smith and Central Florida. The junior Anosike has scored 21 percent of the team's points this season and is averaging 20.2 over his last five games. Smith, a senior, is averaging 14 points over the last five games.

SAVVY SENIORS: Central Florida has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Smith, Dazon Ingram, Ceasar DeJesus and Darin Green Jr. have collectively accounted for 62 percent of the team's scoring this year and 63 percent of all Knights points over the last five games.

OFFENSIVE THREAT: Cameron Parker has made or assisted on 57 percent of all Sacred Heart field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 10 field goals and 48 assists in those games.

SHARING THE BURDEN: Central Florida is a perfect 6-0 when at least four of its players score 10 or more points. The team is 1-2 when fewer than four Knights players score in double-figures.

THREAT FROM DISTANCE: Sacred Heart's LaRose has attempted 49 3-pointers and connected on 28.6 percent of them, and is 6 for 26 over the last five games.

DID YOU KNOW: Sacred Heart is ranked first among NEC teams with an average of 79.7 points per game. The Pioneers have averaged 91.5 per game over their four-game winning streak.


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