Men's Basketball Looks to Take Down No. 2 T-Birds

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Game Information

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

5 Things

  1. UBC enters 2017 as one of two undefeated Canada West teams.
  2. 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.
  3. Saskatchewan had its three game winning streak snapped by Regina before the December break.
  4. 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.
  5. UBC has taken seven straight meetings.

By The Numbers

31 -Chan De Ciman and Alex Unruh have seen plenty of floor time this season averaging 31 minutes per game.    

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).