|Youngstown State vs. Green Bay|
|Date & Time||Saturday, Dec. 31 | 1 p.m.|
|Location||Beeghly Center |Youngstown, Ohio|
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• The Youngstown State men's basketball team goes for its second straight Horizon League win when it hosts Green Bay, Saturday, Dec. 31.
• Tipoff is at 1 p.m. at the Beeghly Center and the game will be broadcast 570-AM WKBN, ESPN3 and the WatchESPN App.
• The Penguins are also looking to start league play with a 2-0 record for the first time since joining the Horizon League in 2001-02.
• The Penguins play their first Horizon League road game when they visit Northern Kentucky, Thursday, Jan. 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Last Time Out
• The Penguins had four players scoring in double figures and defeated Milwaukee, 88-87, in double overtime on Dec. 29.
Morse Among National Leaders
• With his 33-point effort against Milwaukee, junior Cameron Morse now ranks sixth nationally with 23 points per game.
• Prior to the contest, Morse was 14th in the country.
• He also ranks second in the Horizon League in scoring.
New Year's Eve Games
• This will be just the sixth time Youngstown State has played on New Year's Eve.
• The Penguins own a record of 2-3 in games played on Dec. 31.
• The last time YSU played on New Year's Eve the Penguins came away with a 78-74 win over Northern Kentucky in 2014.
• This is the fifth time since 2002 that the Penguins have played on Dec. 31.
• The only other time was in 1947 - a 76-49 loss to Muskingum.
Hartfield Nets Highs
• Freshman Braun Hartfield made a big impact off the bench in the Penguins' 88-87 double-overtime win over Milwaukee.
• Hartfield had eight points and a career-high 11 rebounds in the victory.
• He also had two assists and a career-high three blocks.
• Over the last four games, Hartfield is averaging 7.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.
About Green Bay
• Green Bay enters the game with 7-6 overall mark and 1-0 record in the Horizon League after knocking off Cleveland State, 76-75, in overtime.
• The Phoenix have won three straight and two of the last three games have gone into overtime.
• Leading Green Bay is Charles Cooper with 12.8 points per game.
The Green Bay Series
• This is the 41st meeting between Youngstown State and Green Bay in a series that dates back to 1993.
• The Phoenix own a 31-9 advantage in the all-time series and won the last meeting, 107-90, in Green Bay.
• The last time these teams met at the Beeghly Center the Penguins came away with a 103-93 win on Jan. 9, 2016.
• Green Bay has won eight of the last 11 meetings.
A Win Would
• Give Youngstown State its 10th win over Green Bay and its ninth win over the Phoenix at the Beeghly Center.
• Mark the first time YSU started Horizon League play with a 2-0 record.
• Mark YSU's second-straight win over Green Bay at the Beeghly Center
• Mark Jerry Slocum's 718th career win and his 136th at Youngstown State.
• Mark Jerry Slocum's seventh win over Green Bay as YSU's Head Coach.
• Mark YSU's sixth home win of the season.
• Mark the 1,071st win in YSU program history.