Spartans Kick Off Three-Game Road Trip at Saint Mary’s


SAN JOSE, Calif.   San José State women’s basketball is back out on the road this week. The Spartans kick off their road trip 40 miles north in Moraga for a date with Saint Mary’s on Tuesday evening, November 30. Tip off is set for 6:30 p.m. at UCU Pavilion and a livestream will be available on the West Coast Conference (WCC) Network. 

Opening Tip

  • San José State is second the Mountain West in free throw percentage, shooting .796 from the charity stripe
  • Cydni Lewis’s 8.83 rebounds per game is good for fourth in the conference and second the league in defensive rebounds (7.67 pg)
  • Lewis currently leads the Spartans in scoring with 12.5 ppg and rebounding


Last Time Out

  • The Spartans notched a 62-49 win over Academy of Art at home on Wednesday night
  • Stephanie Torres scored a career high 12 points 
  • San José State’s offense sparked in the third quarter, outscoring the Urban Knights 22-14
  • The Spartans outrebounded AoA 42-33

Scouting Report: The Gaels

  • Taycee Wedin leads Saint Mary’s scoring with 15.5 ppg
  • Ali Bamberger leads on the glass with 8.7 rpg and 13.2 ppg
  • The Gaels are averaging .269 from behind the arc this season
  • Head Coach Paul Thomas enters his 16th season at the helm

The History
The Spartans are 2-10 all-time against Saint Mary’s. The two last met on December 3, 2016 where the Gaels came out with an 85-64 victory. Saint Mary’s shot 60-percent from the field and scored 26 of their 28 two-point buckets in the paint in the contest.

Later this Week

San José State will travel to San Diego and Los Angeles this weekend for back-to-back contests against UC San Diego and UCLA.

The Details

Spartans vs. UCSD Tritons

Friday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.

La Jolla, Calif.

ESPN+ 

Spartans vs. UCLA Bruins

Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.

Los Angeles, Calif.

UCLA livestream



Follow along with the Spartans women’s basketball program all season on social media for news, player highlights, game information and more: @SanJoseStateWBB on Twitter and @sjsuwbb on Instagram

 

#SpartanUp





Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>