SEATTLE – (Dec. 4) Riding a three-game win streak, Seattle University men’s basketball plays its final game heading into finals week, hosting Pacific Lutheran University on Monday, Dec. 4. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. at the Connolly Complex and marks the fourth of four straight at home during a stretch that will see the Redhawks play 13 of 14 in Seattle. The game will stream live on the WAC Digital Network. Fans can also tune in to KTTH 770 AM in Seattle or online at mynorthwest.com as Dave Grosby returns for his ninth season on air for the Redhawks.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Monday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. PT
- Connolly Complex, Seattle, WA
- Game Notes
- Live Stats
- Listen on KTTH 770 AM
- Watch on the WAC Digitial Network
ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (5-4) vs. Pacific Lutheran (3-4)
- All-time series - Pacific Lutheran leads, 33-29
- Last meeting - Seattle U 76, Pacific Lutheran 65 (Nov. 11, 2016)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Through their first nine games, the Redhawks have hit the century mark twice and are averaging a WAC best 79.1 ppg.
- Matej Kavas has led the Redhawks in scoring five of the last six games, and has scored in double figures in all but one game. The sophomore guard/forward has surpassed the 20-point mark four times, including three of the last four games. His career-high sits at 27, a feat achived vs Detroit Mercy on Nov. 18.
- After collecting two blocks Thursday vs Kennesaw State, Aaron Menzies now has 16 blocks through nine games, surpassing his season total in 14 games played last year (15 blocks) and his season total from 2015-16 in 32 games played (15 blocks).
- Menzies’ field goal and free throw percentages have also risen dramatically. In 2016-17, the 7-foot-3 center was 52.7% FGs and 60.7 % FTs. Through nine games this season, the big man is shooting 67.3% FGs and 79.2% FTs.
- Three Redhawks have yet to miss a free throw this season. Morgan Means and Aaron Nettles are both a perfect 11-for-11, while Mattia Da Campo is 4-for-4.
- The Redhawks are under the direction of new Head Coach Jim Hayford. The veteran coach was appointed at Seattle U on March 29, 2017 after six seasons at Eastern Washington. Hayford has 18 total seasons as a head coach, amassing an overall record of 360-175 (.673). Along with the new coaching staff, there are 11 new faces in the Redhawks’ program, including seven who are eligible to compete this season, and four others who will redshirt the 2017-18 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
GET YOUR 2017-18 TICKETS!
Select single-game tickets for the Redhawks’ remaining home games are available through Ticketmaster.com by searching “Seattle University Men’s Basketball” or call 206-398-GOSU (4678) or visit GoSeattleU.com/SUTickets for more information.