Men's basketball returns home to host Calgary Dinos

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, December 1/2
Time 8 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Physical Activity Complex
Series ('74) CGY Leads 87-50
   Home SSK Leads 37-29
   Current Streak CGY W 1
   Last Meeting March 4, 2017
         SSK  106 @ CGY 111 OT
            Canada West Bronze

5 Things

  1. Saskatchewan's two wins in 2017-18 have come on home court. The Huskies enter the weekend series on a four game losing streak. 

  2. Joseph Barker is having a strong defensive season leading the Canada West in rebounding, while Lawrence Moore is sixth in scoring. 

  3. The Huskies are 8-4 against the Dinos in their last 12 meetings, but just 1-5 in the last six including the Canada West bronze medal loss in 2016-17.

  4. The Canada West will calculate RPI standings to determine playoff rankings. The RPI will be calculated later this season.

  5. It's Secret Santa weekend. Fans are encouraged to bring a new toy or make a cash donation to the cause. 

By The Numbers

1 - The Huskies have won just one game in their last six against the Calgary Dinos.

8.3 - The Huskies are third in the Canada West with 8.3 steals per game.

37.3 - Addison Dewar leads  the Huskies in minutes played per game with 37.3 

72.1 - The Huskies averaged 72.1 points per game in conference play in their eight games. 

Scouting The Dinos

  • The Calgary Dinos opened the season 7-0 before losing 69-64 on the road to the Brandon Bobcats on November 18. The Dinos were on a bye last weekend. 

  • Calgary has the fourth best offence in the league averaging 85.6 points per game and 10th in rebounding with 40 per game. 

  • The bulk of the Dinos offence comes from Mambi Diawara averages a conference-best 25 points per game. He also leads the team in rebounds with 8.9 per game. 

  • Four more Dinos average double digits in David Kapinga (11.3), Lars Schuleter (11.1) and Lucas Manne (10.5).