Troy @ North Dakota
Current Records: Troy 2-1; North Dakota 1-1
What to Know
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks will square off against the Troy Trojans at 3 p.m. ET on Friday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Contestboth teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous contestboth teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous but managed to pull out a pair of wins.
Things were close when the Fighting Hawks and the Montana Grizzlies clashed on Monday, but North Dakota ultimately edged out the opposition 79-77.
Speaking of close games: Troy narrowly escaped with a win as the squad sidled past the Jacksonville State Gamecocks 69-65.
North Dakota is now 1-1 while Troy sits at 2-1. A pair of last-season stats to keep an eye on: North Dakota is 20th worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 11.8 on average. On the other hand, the Trojans come into the matchup boasting the fourth most takeaways per game in college basketball at 13.4.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Betty Engelstad Sioux Center — Grand Forks, North Dakota
- Follow: CBS Sports App
North Dakota won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.
- Nov 10, 2017 – North Dakota 83 vs. Troy 80