Huskie Happenings In Sports


Huskies home for second straight weekend

Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, November 18/19
Time 8 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Current Streak SSK W 6
Last Meeting Feb. 6, 2016
BDN 61 @ SSK 81

5 Things

  1. The Huskies host the Bobcats for the second straight season.
  2. Saskatchewan has won six straight games in the series. Brandon’s last win came in January of 2013.
  3. Saturday is the final home game for the Huskies before the December break.
  4. The Huskies fell to .500 after a tough overtime loss to Winnipeg on Saturday.
  5. Shane Osayande is averaging better than a double-double with 22.3 points and 15 rebounds per game.

By The Numbers

8 – The Huskies have a rebound margin of +8.0 per game.

20 – Through 4 games the Huskies have forced 20 more turnovers than they have committed.

27.4 – Saskatchewan leads the conference in 3PT FG’s attempted with 27.4 a night.

46 – The Huskies shot 46% from the field, their best of the season, in Saturday’s 96-92 overtime loss to Winnipeg.

Scouting The Bobcats

  • Brandon worked its way back to .500 with a weekend sweep of the UBCO Heat at home last weekend after dropping both games of the opening weekend in Alberta against the Golden Bears.
  • Tyvon Cooper leads Brandon’s scoring with 19.8 points per game. Leading the way on the glass is Earl Thompson Jr. with 7 rebounds a night.
  • The Bobcats have been sound defensively allowing just 70.5 points per game (3rd) and holding teams to 34.8% shooting (2nd).

Women’s Basketball Hosts Bobcats; Raise Championship Banner

Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, November 18/19
Time 6:15 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series (’99) SSK Leads 23-1
Home 9-1
Current Streak SSK W 19
Last Meeting Feb. 6, 2016
BDN 59 @ SSK 88

5 Things

  1. The Huskies will celebrate their 2015-16 CIS Championship with a banner unveiling Saturday night. The first 500 fans will receive commemorative keychains.
  2. The 2015-16 squad will be presented with their Championship rings by Huskie alumni following Saturday’s game.
  3. Saskatchewan looks to end a three-game regular season losing streak. It is the longest streak for the team since 2011.
  4. The Huskies took both meetings with Brandon last season and have won 23 of the 24 overall meetings.
  5. First-year guard Libby Epoch leads the team in rebounding and assists.

By The Numbers

18 – The Huskies average 18.0 offensive rebounds per game, 2nd most in the conference.

19 – Saskatchewan has won 19 straight meetings with the Bobcats dating back to November of 2003.

25.8 – Getting to the free throw line hasn’t been an issue this season. The squad leads the conference in FT attempts with 25.8 per contest.

66 – In their two meetings last season, the Huskies outscored Brandon by a combined 66 points.

Scouting The Bobcats

  • After being swept by the Alberta Pandas on the opening weekend of the season, the Bobcats bounced back for a pair of wins over the UBCO Heat at home last weekend to even their record at 2-2.
  • Keisha Cox leads the Bobcats in scoring with 21 points per game. Cox also leads Brandon with seven rebounds per night.
  • Brandon is fifth in the conference in scoring with 65 points per game. The team leads the conference in FT made per game with 19.3.

Huskies return home to host Calgary Dinos

Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, November 18/19
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series (’99) SSK Leads 22-13
Last 10 3-7
Home 13-3
Current Streak CGY 3 W
Last Meeting Jan. 16, 2016
SSK 1 @ CGY 2 OT

5 Things

  1. The Huskies are one of three Canada West teams in the weekly U Sports Top 10 at No. 9.
  2. Saskatchewan is the lone team to beat the No. 1 ranked UBC Thunderbirds this season.
  3. Calgary won three of four meetings in 2015-16 with the Huskies’ lone win coming at home.
  4. The Huskies enjoyed a bye last weekend.
  5. Saskatchewan is 4-1 at Rutherford Rink this season.

By The Numbers

5 – In their last 6 meetings at Rutherford Rink, the Huskies have earned victories 5 times.

7 – Calgary has enjoyed recent success in the series, winning 7 of the last 8 meetings.

185 – The Huskies are seeking their 185th win in program history this wekeend.

191 – Goaltender Cassidy Hendricks has made 191 saves this season, the second most in the conference.

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