Utah Valley Meets Weber State Saturday

first_imgDecember 30, 2020 /Sports News – Local Utah Valley Meets Weber State Saturday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Saturday, Utah Valley men’s basketball (2-4) faces Weber State (3-3, 1-1 in Big Sky Conference play) in a non-conference tilt at Dee Events Center.The Wolverines score 77.5 points per game, ranking UVU 93rd nationally in scoring offense.UVU surrenders 79.5 points per game, tying the Wolverines for 297th nationally with Detroit Mercy in scoring defense.Senior guard Jamison Overton (19.7 points per game) is UVU’s leading scorer on the season. Overton and junior guard Trey Woodbury are tied for the team lead in steals with 7 apiece.Other Wolverines who score in double figures on-average include Woodbury (17.5 points per game, a team-best 33 assists), graduate student forward Evan Cole (16.3 points per game), redshirt sophomore Canadian national center Fardaws Aimaq (15.5 points per game, a team-best 14.5 rebounds per game and a team-best 9 blocked shots) and sophomore guard Jordan Brinson (10.8 points per game).The Wolverines are coached by second-year head coach Mark Madsen who is 13-23 (.461) at UVU.Weber State scores 79.5 points per game, ranking the Wildcats 74th in scoring offense nationally.Defensively, the Wildcats surrender 71.7 points per game, ranking Weber State 205th nationally in scoring defense.The Wildcats’ leading scorer is senior guard Isiah Brown (19.7 points per game).Other Weber State double figures scorers on-average include junior guard/forward Zahir Porter (13.5 points per game) and senior forward/center Cody Carlson (13.3 points per game).Senior Czech national, forward Michal Kozak leads the Wildcats on the glass with 6.2 rebounds per game and in blocked shots, with 9.Spanish national, senior guard Seikou Sisoho Jawara leads Weber State with 21 assists and freshman forward Dillon Jones leads the squad with 14 steals.The Wildcats are coached by 15-year head coach Randy Rahe, who is 281-176 (.615) at Weber State.Weber State leads UVU 7-6 all-time and 6-1 all-time at Ogden. Tags: UVU Men’s Basketball/Weber State Men’s Basketball Written by Brad Jameslast_img

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