SEATTLE – (Jan. 10) Seattle University men’s basketball nears the conclusion of its nine-game homestand on Thursday, Jan. 11, hosting Western Athletic Conference rival Chicago State. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. at the Connolly Complex. The Redhawks enter the game with an 11-7 overall record, and 0-1 mark in WAC play. The Cougars stand at 2-16 overall, 0-1 in the league.
The game will stream live on the WAC Digital Network, and also be available on a variety of OTT platforms including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku. 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.
Thursday is a very special day as the Redhawks partner with Seattle University Dance Marathon and Seattle Children's Hospital for Miracle Day. Seattle U Dance Marathon will be conducting a 50/50 raffle at the Redhawks' game versus Chicago State, with all proceeds benefiting Seattle Children's.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Thursday, Jan. 11 at 7:00 p.m. PT
- Connolly Complex, Seattle, WA
- Game Notes
- Live Stats
- Listen on KTTH 770 AM
- Watch on the WAC Digital Network
ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (11-7, 0-1 WAC) vs. Chicago State (2-16, 0-1 WAC)
- All-time series - Seattle U leads, 7-2
- Last meeting - Seattle U 90, Chicago State 65 (Feb. 9, 2017)
NEWS AND NOTES
- The Redhawks fell 73-57 to Grand Canyon to open WAC play on Saturday, Jan. 6. Jordan Hill poured in a career-high 26 points on 11-of-22 shooting. It marked the first time this season only one player scored in double-figures.
- The Redhawks concluded non-conference play with an 11-6 record.
- The 11 wins marks the most non-conference victories since joining the Western Athletic Conference in the 2012-13 season. The previous high was eight, achieved in 2013-14 (8-5 non-conference) and 2016-17 (8-7 non-conference).
- Josh Hearlihy was named WAC Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 25-Jan. 1. He averaged 20.0 points on 54.5 percent from the field, 62.5 percent from three-point range and 78.6 percent from the free-throw line, 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 blocks as the Redhawks went 2-0.
- Seattle U is averaging 81.1 ppg, which ranks first in the WAC. That mark includes two games where they have surpassed the century mark, as well as four 90-plus point outings.
- Jordan Hill had 23 points, while Aaron Menzies and Matej Kavas added 20 apiece in the Redhawks’ 95-89 win over Nicholls State on Dec. 23. That marked the first time this season that three players had scored 20 or more points. It was also the fourth time that at least two players had achieved the feat. Hill had 21 points and Josh Hearlihy added 20 against Saint Martin’s on Dec. 13. On Nov. 12 vs. Puget Sound when Richaud Gittens poured in 26 points and Hearlihy added 23. The Redhawks also had a pair of 20-point efforts on Dec. 3 vs. Eastern Washington when Kavas had 26 points and Hearlihy added 20.
- In games played through Jan. 9, Seattle U is ranked in the top 50 nationally in six team statistical categories. The Redhawks are 10th in the nation in free-throw percentage (78.0), 13th in 3-pters (180), 17th in 3-pt FG attempts (468), 31st in assists (280), 22nd in rebounds (684) and 38th in rebound margin (+6.3).
- Matej Kavas is 20th in the nation in 3-pt FG% (47.7), 17th in total 3-pters (53) and 36th in 3-pt FGs per game (3.12).
- The Redhawks lead the Western Athletic Conference in scoring (81.1 ppg), free-throw percentage (78.0), 3-pt FG% (38.5) and 3-pt FGs made (180, 10.0 per game). They also rank second in FG% (47.1).
- Matej Kavas ranks third in the WAC in scoring (17.1 ppg), second in 3-pt FG% (47.7) and first in 3-pt FGs made (53, 3.1 per game). Aaron Menzies ranks second in blocks (32, 1.8 per game) and FG% (64.1), and third in rebounds per game (7.2). Jordan Hill is second in 3-pt FGs (45, 2.6 per game) and third in steals (24, 1.4 per game), Richaud Gittens is second in steals (25, 1.5 per game) and four Redhawks rank in the top 10 in 3-pt FG percentage.
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.