Date Fri/Sat, January 6/7
Time 8 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue ....Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
Current Streak UBC W7
Last Meeting Nov. 21, 2015
UBC 101 @ SSK 98 OT
- UBC enters 2017 as one of two undefeated Canada West teams.
- Shane Osayande is having a standout season, averaging 20 & 10 with 20.4 points and 11.6 rebounds per game. The latter stat leads the conference.
- Saskatchewan had its three game winning streak snapped by Regina before the December break.
- The Huskies played a pair of non-conference games in California over the break posting a 67-60 win over Hope International University before falling 89-72 to Vanguard University.
- UBC has taken seven straight meetings.
By The Numbers
47 - The Huskies lead the conference in rebounding with 47 per game. They also lead in rebounding margin and offensive rebounds.
57 - Saskatchewan has taken advantage of strong starts to games this year, outscoring opponents by 57 in the opening quarter.
66.4 -The green and white lead the conference on the defensive end of the court, allowing just 66.4 points per night.
Scouting The T-Birds
- UBC enters 2017 as one of five remaining U Sports teams with unblemished conference records at 8-0. The T-Birds have recorded wins over TRU, Manitoba, Victoria and UBCO thus far.
- The T-Birds are led offensively by Connor Morgan's 25.1 points per game.
- UBC enters the weekend ranked 2nd in FG made per game (31.3) and 3rd in 3PT FG made per game (8.8) while shooting a 45%. (4th).