Women's Basketball Hosts Undefeated T-Birds

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, January 6/7
Time 6:15 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue ....Ron & Jane Graham Centre Court at the PAC
Series ('73) UBC Leads 71-38
  Current Streak SSK W 4
  Last Meeting Mar. 5, 2016
          UBC 68 @ SSK 75
          *CW Quarter-final

5 Things

  1. Saturday the Huskies will once again participate in their annual Shoot for the Cure Night. Fans are encouarged to donate to the initiative at the game.
  2. It is the 10th straight year that U Sports women's basketball has supported fundraising for Canadian Breast Cancer Research, surpassing a total of over $1 million raised to date.
  3. The Huskies have won four straight games against UBC.
  4. UBC is the second straight Top 10 opponent for Saskatchewan.
  5. The Huskies upset the then ranked No. 2 Regina Cougars in their final game before the December break.

By The Numbers

3 - A young Huskie squad hit the December break winning 3 of its last 4 games.  

13.8 - Saskatchewan leads the Canada West in ball security, comitting just 13.8 turnovers per game.

22.1 - The Huskies like to shoot from 3PT range, leading the conference with 22.1 attempts per game. 

70 - Saskatchewan outscored UBC by a combined 70 points in their 4 wins last season.  

Scouting The T-Birds

  • UBC's roster features the Canada West's leading scorer Maddison Penn. The sophomore is averaging 22.6 points per game to go along with six rebounds.
  • The T-Birds have cruised through their conference schedule thus far. UBC has won by double-digits in all but one game.
  • UBC leads the Canada West in scoring, averaging 77.1 points per game. The T-Birds also have the second best advantage on the glass at + 8.8.