Sac State, EWU meet in Big Sky quarters

first_imgSac State, EWU meet in Big Sky quarters March 11, 2020 Associated Press FAB FRESHMEN: Eastern Washington’s Mason Peatling, Ellis Magnuson and Casson Rouse have collectively accounted for 36 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 43 percent of all Eagles points over the last five games.CREATING OFFENSE: Peatling has either made or assisted on 44 percent of all Eastern Washington field goals over the last five games. Peatling has accounted for 41 field goals and 24 assists in those games.WINNING WHEN: Eastern Washington is a perfect 16-0 when the team blocks at least three opposing shots. The Eagles are 7-8 this season when they block fewer than three shots.FLOOR SPACING: Eastern Washington’s Kim Aiken Jr. has attempted 229 3-pointers and connected on 33.2 percent of them, and is 7 for 15 over his last three games.DID YOU KNOW: The sturdy Sacramento State defense has held opponents to just 59.7 points per game, the fifth-lowest in Division I. Eastern Washington has given up an average of 72.9 points through 31 games (ranked 242nd, nationally).center_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditSacramento State (16-14, 9-12) vs. No. 1 seed Eastern Washington (23-8, 16-4)Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State is set to take on Eastern Washington in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky tournament. In the regular season, Eastern Washington won both of the head-to-head matchups. The teams last played each other on Feb. 20, when the Eagles shot 50.8 percent from the field and went 11 for 25 from 3-point territory en route to a one-point victory. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

Gallery: Syracuse drops match, 3-0, to Pittsburgh

first_imgSyracuse (14-7, 6-2 Atlantic Coast) struggled to put away sets in which it led late, and that ultimately doomed SU in its straight-sets loss to Pittsburgh (14-4, 7-0 Atlantic Coast) on Friday night in the Women’s Building. Syracuse registered six total blocks and 31 digs, their second- and third-lowest totals of the season, respectively. Below, see our best shots from the game. Facebook Twitter Google+ Commentscenter_img Published on October 13, 2017 at 6:02 pm Contact Max: mefreund@syr.edulast_img