Battle of I-75 on the horizon

Falcons aim to pack the Stroh Saturday for game against rival Rockets

The spotlight returns to the Stroh Center on Saturday for the Battle of I-75 as BGSU plays host to Toledo, both of whom are are in first place in their respective MAC divisions. Last week, the Falcons knocked off Buffalo to take possession of first place in the MAC East. UT is in first place in the MAC West.

After defeating No. 18 Buffalo 92-88 in front of a record crowd Feb. 1 at the Stroh Center, the BGSU men's basketball team defeated Western Michigan 85-72 on Feb. 5 in Kalamazoo.

BGSU (16-6, 8-1 in the MAC) has had the Rockets’ number lately at home, winning seven of their last nine meetings in Bowling Green. UT (19-4, 7-3 MAC), which lost to Buffalo 110-80 in early January, has won four games in a row.

The game can be seen on ESPN3.

Updated: 02/07/2019 04:21PM