Texas - El Paso (7-17, 2-10 Conference USA) at CHARLOTTE (5-18, 1-11)
Halton Arena, Charlotte, 7 p.m.
The visiting Miners have lost nine of 10 and the 49ers have lost 10 straight. Omega Harris leads UTEP with 11 points per game. Jon Davis continues to recover from an early-season slump with a series of 20-point-plus games, and his scoring average has climbed to 16.1. Charlotte’s Jailan Haslem averaged 8.5 rebounds in two games last week.
WINTHROP (16-9, 10-4 Big South) at GARDNER-WEBB (12-15, 7-7)
Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, 7 p.m.
The Eagles trounced Gardner-Webb 90-67 last month in Rock Hill, with Xavier Cooks, Adam Pickett and Josh Ferguson each scoring 17 points. Jaheam Cornwall, David Efianayi and Liam O’Reilly combined are 52-of-58 from the foul line in Gardner-Webb’s last three games.
SOUTH ALABAMA (13-12, 6-6 Sun Belt) at APPALACHIAN STATE (11-15, 6-7)
Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, 7:30 p.m.
Rodrick Sikes (26 points) and Josh Ajayi (24 points, 11 rebounds) were a two-man wrecking crew for South Alabama in its 83-77 home victory over the Mountaineers on Jan. 20. Five ASU players scored in double figures, led by freshman Justin Forrest’s 15 points.