Huskies Welcome Bobcats to the PAC

Photo Credit: Josh Schaefer Photography
Photo Credit: Josh Schaefer Photography

Game Date: February 5 & 6, 2016

Game Location: PAC, 8PM

Live Stats/Webcast: canadawest.tv

THE GAMES

The University of Saskatchewan Huskie men's basketball team looks to keep their post-season vision intact when the host the University of Brandon Bobcats this weekend at the PAC.

THE HEADLINES

• Neither team is currently ranked in the CIS Top 10. Calgary (No. 5) and UBC (No. 8) are the only two Canada West teams in the rankings.

• Huskie Trevor Severinski leads the Canada West with a three-point percentage of 47.3.

• On Friday night get to the PAC early for White Out. The first 1,000 fans through the doors receive a special edition Huskie White Out t-shirt. Great Western product samples will be at the PAC on Friday.

• Friday is also Free Youth Night. Admission for youth under 18 is free.

• With six games remaining, the Huskies are three games out of the final playoff spot in the Pioneer Division. Saskatchewan plays Brandon, Alberta and Regina down the stretch.

THE SERIES
Since 2009-10, the Huskies are 11-1 against Brandon. The Bobcats lone win during that stretch came in the 2013-14 season in Brandon.

UNIVERISTY OF BRANDON BOBCATS (1-13)
The Brandon Bobcats will look to derail the Huskies post-season push this weekend.

Brandon picked up their first win of the season at home last weekend against the Trinity Western Spartans.

Earl Thompson Jr. and D.J. Jordan lead the Bobcats offense with 16.2 and 15.8 points per game respectively. Thompson Jr. also leads Brandon in rebounding averaging 8.2 boards per game.

Brandon has allowed 84.6 points per night, the second most in the Canada West. The offense has put up 72.4 points per game, ranking them 12th in the conference.

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES (4-10)
The Saskatchewan Huskies will try to turn things around in time for a run to the post-season after a tough January.

Saskatchewan finished the month with a 1-5 record, falling three games behind the Alberta Golden Bears for the seventh and final playoff spot in the Pioneer Division. The Huskies face Brandon, Alberta and Regina in their final six games.

The Huskies have allowed the third most points in the conference at 83.4 points per game this season. The offense has kept pace with the rest of the teams in the Canada West, coming into the weekend ranked seventh at 78.8 points per night.

Fifth-year guard Evan Ostertag has been the Huskies leading scorer with 15.3 points per game. Forward Shane Osayande, six games back from injury, has averaged a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds per night. Trevor Severinski leads the Canada West with a three-point percentage of 47.3.