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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, January 19-20
Time 6:15 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Ron & Jane Graham Court at the PAC
Series ('00) SSK Leads 16-3
   Current Streak SSK W 10
   Home SSK leads 9-0
   Last Meeting November 27, 2015
           SSK 71 @ TWU 53          

5 Things

  1. Winners of five straight dating back to their last game of the 2017, the Huskies finally return home after going 4-0 on back-to-back road trips.

  2. 16-3 all-time vs the Spartans while winning the last nine matchups. The Spartans have never beaten the Huskies in Saskatoon.  

  3. Already having secured their spot in the playoffs, Saskatchewan is tied with the Regina for first in the conference with a 13-1 record but holds the edge in RPI, which determines playoff rankings.

  4. The Spartans (11-3) aren't far behind and are in third in RPI. 

  5. Friday is  You Can Play Night at the PAC, while Saturday is Shoot For The Cure.

By The Numbers

2.4 - Megan Lindquist's assist-to-turnover ratio, third highest in the conference. 

16.1 - PPG by third-year guard Sabine Dukate, the lone Huskie inside the conference top 10.

39.1 - Huskies three-point FG%, at 39.1 is the highest in the conference.

88 - The Huskies have scored exactly 88 points in their last three wins and average a Canada West-best 84.1 points per game. 

Scouting The Spartans

  • Spartan forward Kayla Gordon is nearly averaging a double-double per game with 13.5 PPG and 9.6 RPG.

  • The Spartans are in the top three across the board for all rebounding categories. 14.4 offensive (T-3rd) and 29.9 defensive (2nd) rebounds add up to 44.2 total, only behind Regina's 45.5 mark.

  • The Spartans shoot 70.9% from the free-throw line, fifth highest in the conference.