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UND (9-6) vs SAC (4-11)


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After a record performance by Hooker that led to a win over a scrappy PSU team, UND looks to close the home stand with a 3-0 record and finish the conference season 7-2 at home.  They host the Hornets of Sacramento State.

Sac State has had a rough go of it this year, but they are finally healthy with the return of Demps.  They have been involve in a lot of close games this month, but have yet to come away with many victories.  Paced by a decent core of Demps, Graves, and the big man Strings.

With the schedule as is (the EWU/ISU/Idaho triangular beings tonight), UND cannot afford to drop this one at home.  Going to have to bring a much cleaner performance against Sac State than they did against PSU.

They will also honor Hobaugh and Benton as our 2 seniors from the team.  Thank you Seniors for all the hard work you have put in.  You both have had your great moments on the court.

UND is 3-4 all time vs Sac State since joining the Big Sky, but only 1-2 in Grand Forks. 

Other Games:

Montana (13-2) @ Weber (13-2) *The game that will decide who very well wins the league

EWU (10-5) @ Idaho (9-6) *Critical tiebreaker on the line for EWU.  Fight between 2 teams who have 1st round bye aspirations

Montana State (7-8) @ ISU (9-6) *Big game for both, MSU trying to keep their slim hopes for a 1st round bye alive, and ISU needs it to protect home court and keep pace for the 1st round bye.

PSU (5-10) @ UNC (6-9) *Not much at stake other than positioning for Reno.  Could be a preview of a 1st round game

SUU (2-13) @ NAU (3-12) *Critical tiebreaker for NAU to stay out of the basement. 

The Call:

With a huge trip to the Montana's upcoming, this needs to be a win.  I don't think Hooker needs to drop 38 in this one to get the win.  A solid defensive effort and a cleaner performance from the offense sends the seniors off with a W.

77-72 UND


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google espn big sky basketball and click on schedule...no reason for posters to provide scheduling info

10 hours ago, Cratter said:

Just a suggestion, maybe include the dates and times of the games in the summary. :xmas:

I'm always scrambling: "Oh is that today?" and checking the schedule.


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