SEATTLE – Seattle U men’s basketball (3-5) returns home following back-to-back cross-country road trips and four games in 10 days, to begin a three-game homestand against Idaho (3-4) on Saturday, Nov. 30. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Redhawk Center. The game will stream live on the WAC Digital Network at wacdigitalnetwork.com. Fans can also tune in to KTTH 770 AM in Seattle or online at mynorthwest.com.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Saturday, Nov. 30 at 7:00 p.m. PT
- vs. Idaho (Redhawk Center, Seattle, WA)
- Live Stats
- Listen on KTTH 770 AM
- Watch on WAC Digital Network
- Game Notes
ABOUT THE SERIES VS IDAHO
Seattle U and Idaho are meeting for the 32nd time in the history of the two basketball programs, with Seattle U holding a 17-14 series advantage. The last meeting came on March 16, 2016 as the teams faced off in the first round of the CBI in the Redhawk Center. Both teams started slow, then both went on to shoot better than 50 percent as Seattle U claimed a 68-63 victory. Brendan Westendorf led four Redhawks in double figures, finishing with 21 points.
The series between the two schools dates back to the 1949-50 season. Seattle U held a 12-game winning streak in the series between 1961-62 and 1968-69. Idaho would win the next five meetings. starting in 1985- 86, continuing in 1992-93 and 1993-94, and extended further with two Idaho victories during the 2009-10 campaign. Seattle U defeated Idaho in the 2010 Elgin Baylor Classic at KeyArena, but the Vandals responded with five straight wins in the series, starting with a 78-69 victory March 5, 2011, in Moscow. Idaho swept the season series in 2011-12. In the first game as WAC rivals in 2012-13, Idaho rallied from a seven-point deficit with six minutes remaining in the second half to defeat Seattle U, 71-64, at KeyArena. In the rematch at the Cowan Spectrum, the Vandals held off a Redhawk rally for a 76-72 victory. Seattle U returned the favor by sweeping the Vandals in 2013-14, starting with a 68-67 victory in Moscow on Feb. 1, 2014. On March 1, 2014 at KeyArena, Seattle U once again came from behind, this time winning 76-68.
- The Redhawks are 3-5 on the season following a 1-1 record in two games played at the NIT Season Tip-Off Orlando Regional earlier this week.
- The Redhawks dropped a 77-70 decision to Bucknell, before coming back less than 24 hours later to defeat Western Michigan, 59-55.
- Terrell Brown led the Redhawks in scoring in both games in Orlando, pouring in 29 against Bucknell and 17, to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists, against Western Michigan.
- Morgan Means scored seven points in the Redhawks’ win over Western Michigan, giving him exactly 1,000 points for his career. He hit the mark with a three-pointer with four minutes remaining in the game.
- Myles Cater had 14 points and 10 rebounds versus Western Michigan, marking his third double-double of the year.
1,000 POINT CLUB
Senior Morgan Means scored seven points on Nov. 26 versus Western Michigan, giving him exactly 1,000 for his career. Means becomes 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.
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 (22.0 ppg), is second in rebounds (6.5 rpg) and first in assists (4.8 apg). His ppg average also leads the WAC and ranks 15th in the country in games played through Nov. 27. He has lead the Redhawks in scoring in seven of eight games, and tally four 20+ point outings. On Nov. 9 against Eastern Washington, the Seattle native drained 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. He has twice come within striking distance of a triple-double, most recently finishing with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists versus Western Michigan.
CARTER FROM THE STRIPE
In games played through Nov. 27, Myles Carter is 35-for-43 from the free-throw line, good for an 81.4 percent clip, which ranks sixth in the WAC. His 29 makes rank 16th in the nation and his 43 attempts rank 31st. In addition, Carter’s made nearly a 20 percent jump from one season ago. He finished 2018-19 having hit 94-of-151 (62.3 percent).
While the Redhawks continue to work on their three-point field goal percentage, their free-throw shooting has been superb through six games. They are 141-182 from the stripe, hitting at a 77.5 percent clip. That mark leads the WAC and ranks 29th in the nation in games played through Nov. 27. They also rank third in total makes and 14th in attempts. The team percentage is a marked improvement from one year ago when the Redhawks finished the season shooting 71.6 percent from the line.
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.