North Dakota State (20-7) at Akron (21-4)
Time: 7 tonight.
Where: Rhodes Arena.
TV/Radio/Internet: ESPN2. Lou Canellis (play by play) and Mark Adams (analyst); WARF (1350-AM), for free at SportsRadio1350.com and on iHeartRadio. Steve French (play by play) and Joe Dunn (analyst) will have the call beginning at 6:30 p.m.; www.gozips.com free of charge.
Notes: This the first meeting between the Zips and Bison, who are members of the Summit League. The Zips are 22-13 against the current members of the Summit League. … UA is 3-6 in BracketBusters games. At home, they are 3-2. … The Bison are 7-6 in road games this season. … A win would give the Zips their first 18-game win streak since the 1958-59 season.
— George M. Thomas