OXFORD, Miss. – Seattle U men’s basketball (2-3) continues its current road swing with a Tuesday, Nov. 19 meeting at Ole Miss, in the second of four total games as part of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Tip time in Oxford, Miss., is set for 6:30 p.m. Central, 4:30 p.m. Pacific. The game will be carried on the SEC Network+ (digital and streaming only). Fans can also tune in to KTTH 770 AM in Seattle or online at mynorthwest.com.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. CT/4:30 p.m. PT
- at Ole Miss (The Pavilion, Oxford, Miss.)
- Live Stats
- Listen on KTTH 770 AM
- Watch on SEC Network+
- Game Notes
ABOUT THE SERIES VS OLE MISS
This marks the first-ever meeting between Seattle U and Ole Miss.
- The Redhawks are 2-3 on the season following an 89-67 defeat to Syracuse on Saturday at the Carrier Dome.
- After hitting a combined eight three-pointers over the previous three games, Seattle U finished with eight threes at Syracuse. They broke out of their shooting slump in the second half, going 7-for-13 from deep in the frame.
- Myles Carter recorded his second consecutive double-double, collecting 10 points and 10 assists.
- Terrell Brown led the Redhawks in scoring for the fourth time (in five games), finishing with 23 points.
TERRELL ON A TEAR
Terrell Brown has had the hot hand to start the 2019-20 season. The redshirt junior leads Seattle U in scoring (22.6 ppg), rebounds (8.0 rpg) and assists (4.8 apg). His ppg average also leads the WAC and ranks 23rd in the country in games played through Nov. 16. Brown opened the year by nearly recording a triple-double, finishing with 16 points, eight rebounds and nine assists against Pacific Lutheran. He went on to pour in 24 points to go with eight rebounds at Washington State, finishing just two points shy of his then-career-high point total. On Nov. 9 against Eastern Washington, the Seattle native upped the ante, draining a career-high 31 points on 12-28 from the field and 6-9 from the free-throw line. He added 13 rebounds for his first double-double of the season, and sixth of his Seattle U career. Following a 19-point, six-assists, four-rebound effort against Pacific, Brown notched his third 20+ point game at Syracuse, leading the way with 23 points to go along with seven rebounds.
CARTER FROM THE STRIPE
In games played through Nov. 16, Myles Carter is 25-for-29 from the free-throw line, good for an 86.2 percent clip. His 25 makes rank 5th in the nation and his 29 attempts rank 15th. In addition, Carter’s made more than a 20 percent jump from one season ago. He finished 2018-19 having hit 94-of-151 (62.3 percent).
NEARING 1,000 POINT CLUB
Senior Morgan Means currently sits at 973 career points. The Compton, Calif., native needs just 27 points to reach 1,000 for his career. Means will become the third Seattle U player to reach the 1,000-point mark in the modern DI era. Aaron Broussard (2009-12) finished his career with 1,271 while Isiah Umipig (2013-15) scored 1,164 career points.
- The Redhawks surpassed the 100-point mark for the fifth time under Head Coach Jim Hayford with their 115-81 win over Pacific University on Nov. 12. They achieved the feat twice during his first season (121 vs. Puget Sound on Nov. 12, 2017; 102 vs. Detroit Mercy on Nov. 18, 2017) and twice last year (107 vs. Northwest University on Nov. 28, 2018; 102 vs. Prairie View A&M on Dec. 20, 2018).
- Myles Carter poured in a career-high 37 points versus Pacific, the second 30+ point effort by a Redhawk this season.
- The Redhawks’ 43-for-51 effort from the free-throw line vs. Pacific are both records during the modern day DI era. Myles Carter went 15-for-17 in the game and Aaron Nettles was 16-for-18, finishing with 16 points.
- Seattle U won its season opener for the first time in the Jim Hayford era. The Redhawks downed Pacific Lutheran University, 98-64, on Nov. 5. The last time the Redhawks had won their home opener was the 2016-17 season, also a win over the PLU Lutes.
- The Redhawks hit just one three pointer on Nov. 7 at Washington State, marking the least three’s made in a game during Hayford’s tenure. The Redhawks wen 1-15 from deep versus the Cougars. The previous low was two made three-pointers, which happened on Dec. 29, 2018 at Cal and Jan 19, 2019 versus UTRGV.
- Sophomore guard Trey Hopkins was a spark in the Redhawk lineup the first two games this season. The Midwest City, Okla., native scored 11 points on Nov. 5 against Pacific Lutheran, then followed with a 10-point effort at Washington State on Thursday. He went 3-5 from the field and 4-4 from the charity stripe while also adding a pair of boards in 13 minutes of action.
CHALLENGING 2019-20 SCHEDULE
The 2019-20 schedule features as many as six 2019 NCAA Tournament teams including Syracuse (Nov. 16), Ole Miss (Nov. 19), Bucknell (Nov. 25), Washington (Dec. 17) and Saint Mary’s (Dec. 28). A potential Nov. 26 meeting with reigning Ive League champion Yale would make six.
GET YOUR 2019-20 TICKETS!
Mini-plans and single-game tickets for non-conference games are on sale now! For more information and to reserve your seats today, contact the SU Athletics Ticket office at 206-398-4678 or visit goseattleu.com/tix.