WHO: Malone University (2-2 overall, 1-1 G-MAC) at Hillsdale College (3-3 overall, 1-1 G-MAC)
TIP OFF: 5:30 p.m.
THE SERIES: Hillsdale is 4-2 all-time versus the Pioneers. The Chargers won the last meeting with Malone, 71-61, on Jan. 3, 2016.
WHO: Walsh University (5-3 overall, 2-0 G-MAC) at Hillsdale College
TIP OFF: 1:00 p.m.
THE SERIES: Hillsdale is 6-4 all-time versus the Cavaliers. Walsh has won 4 in a row in the series.
WEEKEND OVERVIEW: The Charger women's basketball team finally gets home to play in front of its home fans...Hillsdale has played its first six straight games on the road, although one home game, scheduled against Wayne State, was cancelled at the last minute...Hillsdale split its first two conference games last week, losing at Trevecca Nazarene Thursday before bouncing back to beat Kentucky Wesleyan Saturday...Hillsdale's Makenna Ott ranks 6th in the G-MAC in scoring, averaging a career-high 16.5 points per game...Hillsdale and Malone didn't play one another last year, spending one season in separate conferences before becoming neighbors again, as they were from 2012-16...Back on Feb. 1, 2014, Hillsdale and Walsh played an absolute classic in Canton, Ohio, won by the Chargers 104-103 in 4 overtimes...it was the longest game in the NCAA that season, and former Charger All-American Megan Fogt had 41 points and 24 rebounds in that game.
WHO: Malone University (6-2 overall, 1-1 G-MAC) at Hillsdale College (7-2 overall, 1-1 G-MAC)
TIP OFF: 7:30 p.m.
THE SERIES: Hillsdale is 3-3 all-time versus the Pioneers, winning each of the past two meetings. Three of the six games between these teams have been decided by 3 points or less.
WHO: Walsh University (5-1 overall, 2-0 G-MAC) at Hillsdale College
TIP OFF: 3:00 p.m.
THE SERIES: Hillsdale is 5-4 all-time versus the Cavaliers. The Chargers won a wild matchup between these teams in their last meeting, 102-98, on Feb. 9, 2017.
WEEKEND OVERVIEW: The Charger men will try to bounce back from a frustrating 73-68 overtime loss at Kentucky Welseyan last Saturday by playing its first-ever home G-MAC games this week...Both Walsh and Malone rank in the G-MAC's top four in point differential so far this season, and both are off to good starts...Hillsdale, Walsh and Malone rank first, third and fourth in the G-MAC in fewest average points allowed...The Cavaliers are also the G-MAC's highest-scoring outfit through three weeks of the season, averaging more than 87 points per game, making its matchup against Hillsdale's league-leading defense a compelling one Saturday...Malone's Nate Sheppard leads the G-MAC in scoring, averaging 20.7 points per game.