Date Friday, Oct. 28
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, Sask.
Venue Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park
Watch SHAW TV/Canadawest.tv
Listen CJWW 600
Series (’72) SSK Leads 49-32-1
@ SSK SSK Leads 26-16-1
Current Streak SSK – 1 W
Last Meeting Sept. 9, 2016
SSK 29 @ ALB 17
- The Huskies moved back into the U Sports Top 10 last week after a three point road victory over the previously No. 4 ranked Calgary Dinos.
- Saskatchewan has now clinched a playoff spot and can finish anywhere from 2nd to 4th. A Huskie win and Calgary loss would slot the Huskies second. If Calgary wins the Huskies can finish no higher than 3rd. A Huskie loss and Manitoba win would land the Huskies in 4th.
- The Huskies are aiming for their first three game conference winning streak since 2012 when they won their final three games of the regular season.
- The Huskies will honour their fifth-year players prior to Friday’s kickoff.
- Friday night is Great Western Brewing Company Fan Appreciation. Fans have a chance to win $2,000 in Rally Alley, a trip to Las Vegas and plenty more fantastic prizes throughout the night.
By The Numbers
11 – Donovan Dale continues to be a force up front for the Huskies. The defensive lineman leads the team with 3 sacks. His 11 career sacks sits him 10th on the Huskies all-time list.
64.5 – Quarterback Kyle Siemens is starting to heat up. Simens has completed 64.5% of his passes in the last two games.
143 – Mitch Hillis is now the all-time Huskie receptions leader with 143 catches. Hillis continues to move up the yardage list with 1967 yards.
749 – Tyler Chow continues to lead the pack for the Canada West rushing title with 749 rushing yards this season.
Scouting The Golden Bears
- The Golden Bears were officially eliminated from playoff contention last week after Saskatchewan’s win and a loss.
- Alberta lost 67-49 in a wild 7OT game aginst the Manitoba Bisons.
- In the loss, Tylor Henry set a conference record with 19 receptions. Henry’s 298 receiving yards were the second most ever in the conferece, just four yards shy of the record.
- Tylor Henry was named both the conference and national offensive player of the week.
- The Alberta offence comes into the weekend ranked last in total yardage averaging 417.1 yards per game.
- The Golden Bears are one of the top rushing teams in the league with 183.7 yards per game.
- Defensively the Golden Bears rank last in the conference in total yardage (542.7 yds/gm), rushing yardage (206.1 yds/gm) and passing yardage (336.6 yds/gm).
- Alberta’s lone win of the season came two weeks ago when they knocked off the conference leading Regina Rams, 19-18, in Edmonton.