Men's Basketball Hosts Wesmen to Open Home Schedule

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, November 11/12
Time 8 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series
  Current Streak WPG - W 2
  Last Meeting Jan. 30, 2016
          SSK 72 @ WPG 81

5 Things

  1. The Huskies open their home schedule this weekend.
  2. Saskatchewan will wear special jerseys to honour the Canadian Armed Forces on Friday night.
  3. All members of the Canadian Armed Forces will receive complimentary entry for Friday's games with their Armed Forces ID.
  4. Shane Osayande was named Canada West and U Sports Male Athlete of the Week after a huge weekend to start the season.
  5. Osayande is averaging better than a double-double with 24 points and 15.5 rebounds per game.

By The Numbers

12 - Shane Osayande was a perfect 12-12 from the free throw line in Saturday's win over UFV.

15 - The Huskies are +15 in 4th quarter squaring after outscoring the Cascades a combined 34-19 in the final quarter.

30 & 18 - Osayande's near 30-20 night of 30 points and 18 rebounds led to him being named the U Sports Male Athlete of the Week.

60.5 - After one week, the Huskies lead the conference in scoring defence, allowing just 60.5 points per game.  

Scouting The Wesmen

  • Winnipeg knocked off the UNBC Timberwolves 74-59 and 84-75 at home on the opening weekend of the season to start the campaign at 2-0.
  • Guard Denzel Lynch-Blair leads the Wesmen with 18 points per game through the first week of the season. Leading the way on the glass is William Sesay with 11.5 rebounds per game.
  • Winnipeg leads the conference with a +21.0 rebound margin.