APPALACHIAN STATE (2-3) at CHARLOTTE (3-2)
Halton Arena, Charlotte, 7 p.m., UNCC-TV (Time Warner Cable channel 22)
Appalachian State is coming off a 93-58 loss Saturday at Duke, where the Mountaineer were outrebounded 45-30 and held to 38 percent field-goal shooting. Isaac Johnson, a 6-foot-9 freshman from Providence Day, is averaging 14 minutes and 5.3 points for the Mountaineers, who are led by 6-5 sophomore guard Ronshad Shabazz (15.6 ppg). .... Charlotte has lost two straight, and coach Mark Price said Saturday’s 79-57 loss at Davidson was the 49ers’ worst offensive performance since he became coach last season. Sophomore guard Jon Davis continues to average more than 20 points for the 49ers
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WAKE FOREST (5-1) at NORTHWESTERN (4-2)
Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Ill., 9 p.m., ESPNU
This is an opener of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, which will stretch through Wednesday night. Vic Law, a 6-7 forward, averages nearly 18 points for a Northwestern team that’s making better than 48 percent of its field-goal attempts. ...Wake Forest coach Danny Manning was unhappy with the Deacons’ performance Wednesday, when the Deacons built a 30-5 lead against Coastal Carolina but struggled for an 86-74 win. ... Sophomore John Collins, a 6-10 forward, averages 18.8 points to lead Wake Forest. Sophomore guard Keyshawn Woods, a transfer from Charlotte, averages 13.7.