Weber State Men’s Basketball Visits Sacramento State Saturday

first_img Tags: Sac State basketball/Weber State basketball Written by January 10, 2020 /Sports News – Local Weber State Men’s Basketball Visits Sacramento State Saturday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSACRAMENTO, Calif.-Saturday, Weber State men’s basketball (5-10; 1-3 in Big Sky Conference play) visits Sacramento State (9-4; 2-2 in Big Sky play) as both squad seek to get back in the Big Sky race at Colberg Court.In his 14th season at the helm of the Weber State program, head coach Randy Rahe (271-163, .624) is the winning-est coach in program history.The Wildcats score 71 points per game which ties Weber State for 206th nationally in scoring offense with Stony Brook and East Carolina.Senior guard Jerrick Harding leads the Wildcats by scoring 20 points per game.Fellow senior guard, former Wasatch Academy star Cody John, is the only other Wildcat to score in double figures on-average by posting 12.9 points per game.Czech national, junior forward Michal Kozak posts 5.5 rebounds per game and 22 blocked shots on the season to lead the Wildcats in both categories.Freshman guard KJ Cunningham leads Weber State with 33 assists on the season and freshman guard Judah Jordan has a team-best 17 steals to lead the Wildcats.Weber State surrenders 69.3 points per game, ranking the Wildcats 190th nationally in scoring defense.Sacramento State is coached by Brian Katz (135-210, .391) who is in his 12th season at the helm of the Hornets’ program.Sacramento State scores 61.8 points per game, ranking the Hornets 336th nationally in scoring offense.Senior forward Joshua Patton leads the Hornets in scoring (14.4 points per game), rebounding (5.4 boards per game) and blocked shots (2 per game).Sophomore guard Brian Davis averages 3.4 assists per game to lead Sacramento State. Senior guard Izayah Mauriohoohoo-Le’afa leads the Hornets with 1.8 steals per game as well.Sacramento State has among the stingiest defenses in the country, surrendering only 53.3 points per game. This ranks the Hornets third nationally in scoring defense behind only Virginia (47.6 points per game) and Liberty (51.8 points per game). The Hornets also rank fifth nationally in field goal percentage defense. Sacramento State opponents only connect from the field 36.4 percent of the time.The Wildcats lead Sacramento State 41-8 all-time. Brad Jameslast_img