SERIES NOTES: This is an early-season match-up between the No. 1-ranked Cougars (Azusa Pacific) and the No. 2 Cougars (Mountain State). Mountain State leads the all-time series vs. Azusa Pacific, 2-1, with both victories coming in the Felix Event Center. However, Azusa Pacific won the most recent meeting, beating then No. 1-ranked Mountain State, 80-66, in the quarterfinals of the 2005 NAIA Tournament.