Women's basketball battles for first place with Regina Cougars


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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, February 2-3
Time 6:15 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Ron & Jane Graham Court at the PAC
Series ('99) SSK Leads 18-15
   Current Streak REG W 1
   Home SSK leads 8-6
   Last Meeting March 11, 2017
           SSK 76 @ REG 79
           U SPORTS Consolation Final          

5 Things

  1. The Huskies have clinched a CW playoff spot beginning with a best-of-three quarter-final Feb. 15-17 at 7PM. With a quarter-final win, the Huskies would also host a semifinal Feb. 22-24.

  2. The Huskies would need to sweep the Regina for 1st. Should the Huskies be swept, they would finish 2nd unless TWU also sweeps MacEwan. 

  3. The provincial rivals both rank in the top five in: points, assists, field goal %, 3-point %, FT %, turnovers (least), and blocks.

  4. For Saskatchewan, their two losses on the season have both come at home. Regina's lone loss has come on the road.

  5. Saturday night the Huskies will honour 5th year athletes Madeline Humbert and Megan Lindquist in a postgame ceremony.

By The Numbers

4.4 - Assists per game by Libby Epoch, second-highest in the conference.

41.9 - 3pt percentage recorded by Sabine Dukate, highest in the conference.

60.8 - Summer Masikewich field goal percentage, the only mark above 55% in the conference.

70 - The Huskies have not lost in a game where they have scored  70 or more points.

Scouting The Cougars

  • The Cougars force the most turnovers in the Canada West at 12.7 steals per game, while committing the least turnovers at 13.9.

  • The defensive stats have helped Regina achieve a 57.9 points per game allowed mark (3rd CW), while limiting opponents to just 33.6% shooting.

  • Kyanna Giles leads the Cougars with team-highs in PPG at 17.1, RPG at 8.3, steals at 2.8 and free-throw attempts at 6.3.  Michaele Kleisinger shoots a team-high 40% from three-point range while seldom-used Lauryn Prokop is shooting over 70% from the field on 9.3 minutes per game.