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PREVIEW: Lethbridge and the 10-6 Pronghorns up next for the Heat

PREVIEW: Lethbridge and the 10-6 Pronghorns up next for the Heat

Game Times (PST) 

FRIDAY, JAN 27th, 2017:
7 PM (PST) | Heat Men's Basketball (2-12) at the Lethbridge Pronghorns (10-6)
Live Stats | Webcast

SATURDAY, JAN 28th, 2017
6 PM (PST) | Heat Men's Basketball at the Lethbridge Pronghorns
Live Stats  | Webcast

*Ticket Information | All matches to be played at the 1st Choice Savings Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta




UBCO TALE OF THE TAPE LET
66.9 Points per game 79.5
22.9 FG made per game 28.6
59.4 FG attempts per game 65.8
38.5 FG Pct 43.5
6.9 3PT made per game 6.7
19.1 3PT attempts per game 20.9
35.8 3PT Pct 32.0
14.3 FT made per game 15.6
20.0 FT attempt per game 20.2
71.4 FT Pct 77.1
10.3 Off rebounds per game 10.5
25.5 Def rebounds per game 27.2
35.8 Total rebounds per game 37.7
-3.5 Rebound margin per game 2.1
11.4 Assists per game 15.9
20.0 Turnovers per game 17.4
6.5 Steals per game 10.2
81.4 Points per game allowed 78.1
46.5 Opponents' Field goal percentage 42.5
33.0 Opponents' 3PT percentage 34.3



UBC OKANAGAN HEAT (4-17, 2-12 Canada West)
CIS National Ranking: N/A
CanWest Standings: 17th
Last week: 0-2 vs. Vikes
Streak: 2L
2015-16 CW Regular Season Record: 8-12, 5th in Explorer Division
2015-16 CW Playoff Record: N/A
2015-16 Overall Record: 12-15
Last CW Title/Total CW Titles: N/A
Last CIS Title/Total CIS Titles: N/A

This Week for the Heat: The UBC Okanagan Heat men are facing another top-five Canada West team this weekend, heading to Lethbridge to take on the 10-6 Pronghorns this weekend.

Current Form: The Heat were bested twice last time out by the Victoria Vikes, after starting the new year with a weekend split against Regina.

Key Players: Aldrich Berrios and Mitch Goodwin lead the Heat men in scoring this season, averaging 17.9 and 13.6 points per game so far. Berrios also leads the team in rebounding with 4.9 per game.

Team Stat: The Heat are currently sitting sixth in the conference in three-point shooting, with a team percentage of 35.8.

Overall Head to Head vs Lethbridge: In two Canada West games against Lethbridge, the Heat are 0-2, having lost 81-74 on January 12, 2013 and 81-76 on November 22, 2013.


UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE PRONGHORNS ( 10-6 )
CIS National Ranking: N/A
CanWest Standings: 4TH
Last week: 2-0 @ VICTORIA
Streak: 2W
2015-16 CW Regular Season Record: 12-8, 4thPioneer Division
2015-16 CW Playoff Record: 0-2, loss in play-in series
2015-16 Overall Record: N/A
Last CW Title/Total CW Titles: 1985-86 / 1
Last CIS Title/Total CIS Titles: 0


Pronghorns coming into this weekend: 
Lethbridge currently sit third in the Canada West standings with a record of 10-6. So far in 2017 they are 4-2, and swept the Victoria Vikes last weekend.

Schedule Notes: Of their eight opponents so far this season the Calgary Dinos, against whom the Pronghorns lost both games, rank the highest in the standings and have already locked up a playoff spot. They were also beaten in both games against Saskatchewan, another team likely headed for the postseason. Against teams with losing records so far, Lethbridge have won all eight games.

Key Players: Elliott Sentence leads the Pronghorns this season in scoring, averaging 19.6 points per game, good enough for third-best in the conference. He is also their leading rebounder, pulling down 7.2 per game.

Team Stat: The Pronghorns are one of the best passing teams in Canada West this season, and currently sit second in assists per game, with 15.9.

preseason preview courtesy of Canadawest.org

2015-16 CW regular season ranks:

Offence: 85.7 PPG, 2nd
Defense: 78.3 PPG, 14th

2015-16 CW regular season leaders:

Points per game: 19.0 – Brandon Brine, F
Assists per game: 3.5 – Dejon Burdeaux, G/ Jared Baker, G
Rebounds per game: 6.7 – Brandon Brine, F
Blocks per game: 1.7 – Brandon Brine, Fo

Key additions (name / position / eligibility / hometown / last team):

DeAngelo Ashley / C / 3 / Victorville, California / Fresno City College
Scott Mazutinec / G /1 / Sterling, AB / Sterling High School
Elliott Sentance / F / 3 / Leicester, England / Mineral Area College

Key losses (name / position / hometown / years with program):

Brandon Brine / F / Adelaide, Australia / 3
Jared Baker / G / Raymond, AB / 3
Rob Olsen / G / Cardston, AB / 3

Key performer:

Dejon Burdeaux / Guard / 4th-year / Oakland, CA

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