MEN'S HOOPS HOST BIG SKY-LEADING WEBER STATE ON SATURDAY NIGHT
Sacramento State Game Notes (28 pages) - pdf
Weber State Game Notes - pdf
Big Sky Conference standings
Fresh off an 84-78 victory over Idaho State on Thursday night, Sacramento State (7-11, 3-6) resumes its season-long four-game homestand Saturday against Weber State (11-6, 8-1)…tip-off at The Nest is set for 7:05 p.m…of the Hornets' final 11 games of the regular season, seven will come at home…in nine conference games thus far, Sacramento State has played six road games, tied for most in the Big Sky with Southern Utah…the Hornets are 5-2 at home this year (2-1 in league), and 15-6 dating back to last season…Sacramento State's 84 points on Thursday were one shy of its season high…the Hornets are now 7-2 when scoring at least 69 points, and 0-9 when scoring below that number…over the last eight games, Sacramento State has scored at least 70 points five times and is averaging 71.0 ppg during that span…four days after his 22nd birthday, Mikh McKinney dropped in a season-best 28 points on Thursday vs. Idaho State…either McKinney, Dylan Garrity or Zach Mills has led the Hornets in scoring in 11 straight games…Weber State is the Big Sky's hottest team, having won six straight and currently sitting all alone in first place in the conference standings…the Wildcats have played just three league games on the road thus far, including a 76-67 victory at Northern Arizona on Thursday…the Wildcats, who outscore their opponents by 7.3 ppg, are the league's best defensive team having allowed the opposition just 64.4 points on 41 percent shooting…Weber State has owned Sacramento State over the years, compiling a 35-4 all-time record against the Hornets…that includes 12 straight wins in the series…Sacramento State is 3-16 when playing Weber State at The Nest…like every home game the rest of the season, Saturday's contest can be seen live and free in High Definition on WatchBigSky.com…the game can also be heard over the airwaves on KTKZ 1380 AM The Answer and on the internet at hornetsports.com with 17th year play-by-play announcer Steve McElroy calling the game…live stats are at hornetsports.com.
For Sacramento State's complete set of game notes, click on the link above the story.