Huskie Happenings ; All You Need To Know

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Huskies ready for Winnipeg to open home season

 

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.

 

Osayande named U Sports Male Athlete of the Week

 

Sabrina McDaid from St. Francis Xavier University and Shane Osayande from the University of Saskatchewan are the ArcelorMittal Dofasco U Sports female and male athletes of the week for the period ending November 6, 2016.

McDaid, a fifth-year arts student from Scarborough, Ont., recorded 19 combined points – including eight conversison – in three wins, en route to the X-Women’s fifth U Sports women’s rugby title in the last decade. The veteran fly-half was named of MVP of the championship and a tournament all-star.

Rugby player Emily Tuttosi of Calgary, hockey player Valencia Yordanov of Toronto, and soccer player Arielle Roy-Petitclerc of Lavalwere also nominated for the women’s award.

Osayande, a fourth-year arts and science major from Toronto, put up back to back double-doubles in Saskatchewan’s weekend split against Fraser Valley. The Huskies’ forward scored 18 points and 13 rebounds in a 59-50 loss Friday night before adding another 30 points and 18 boards in a 78-62 win Saturday.

Soccer goalkeepers Mark Rogal of Toronto and Valentin Lamoulie of UQAM, along with striker Corey Bent of Cape Breton were the other male nominees.

Female nominees:

AUS: Sabrina McDaid, rugby, StFX (recipient)

RSEQ: Arielle Roy-Petitclerc, soccer, Laval

OUA: Valencia Yordanov, hockey, Toronto

CWUAA: Emily Tuttosi, rugby, Calgary

Male nominees:

AUS: Corey Bent, soccer, Cape Breton

RSEQ: Valentin Lamoulie, soccer, UQAM

OUA: Mark Rogal, soccer, Toronto

CWUAA: Shane Osayande, basketball, Saskatchewan

Huskies open home slate against Winnipeg

Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, November 11/12
Time 6:15 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series SSK Leads 15-11
Home 11-5
Current Streak SSK W 7
Last Meeting Jan. 30, 2016
SSK 66 @ WPG 48

5 Things

  1. The Huskies open their home schedule this weekend.
  2. The Huskies fell out of the U Sports Top 10 after a split in Abbortsford against the Fraser Valley Cascades last weekend.
  3. The Huskies lineup is full of new faces, with Sabine Dukate the lone starter returning from last year’s national champion squad.
  4. The Huskies will try to stop a former teammate this weekend. Leading the Wesmen in scoring and rebounding is former Huskie Antoinette Miller.
  5. All members of the Canadian Armed Forces will receive complimentary entry for Friday’s games with their Armed Forces ID.

By The Numbers

7 – Saskatchewan has taken 7 straight meetings with Winnipeg.

18 – The Huskies are averaging 18 made free throws per game, the second most in the conference.

22 – Third-year guard Sascha Lichtenwald scored 22 points in 28 minutes off the bench on Friday night to lead the team to an opening night win.

35 – The Huskies have dominated at the PAC in recent years. Over the past three season the squad has posted a 35-1 record at home.

Scouting The Wesmen

  • Winnipeg knocked off the UNBC Timberwolves 58-52 and 66-51 at home on the opening weekend of the season to start the campaign at 2-0.
  • Former Huskie Antoinette Miller leads the Wesmen in scoring with 15 points per game and rebounding with 8.5 per contest.
  • Winnipeg leads the conference in 3PT FG made per game with 7.

 

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