SEATTLE – (Jan. 12) A nine-game homestand concludes on Saturday, Jan. 13 as Seattle University men’s basketball hosts Western Athletic Conference rival Kansas City. Tip-off between the Redhawks (12-7, 1-1 WAC) and the Roos (5-13, 0-2 WAC) is set for 1 p.m. at KeyArena.
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.
The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a black t-shirt giveaway as part of the Redhawks' Blackout promotion. In addition, Seattle U's men's soccer team, winners of the 2017 WAC Championship title, will be honored during the first half.
FOLLOW THE REDHAWKS
- Saturday, Jan. 13 at 1:00 p.m. PT
- KeyArena, Seattle, WA
- Game Notes
- Live Stats
- Listen on KTTH 770 AM
- Watch on the WAC Digital Network
ABOUT THE GAME
- Seattle U (12-7, 1-1 WAC) vs. Kansas City (5-13, 0-2 WAC)
- All-time series - Kansas City leads, 6-3
- Last meeting - Kansas City 102, Seattle U 72 (Feb. 11, 2017)
NEWS AND NOTES
- The Redhawks won their first WAC game of the season, 67-64, over Chicago State on Thursday. Morgan Means and Richaud Gittens led the way with 17 pts apiece.
- Aaron Menzies pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds in the win over Chicago State. The rebound total is also a modern-day DI record.
- The Redhawks fell 73-57 to Grand Canyon to open WAC play on 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.
- 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.
- 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. 11, Seattle U is ranked in the top 50 nationally in seven team statistical categories. The Redhawks are 16th in the nation in free-throw percentage (77.6), 13th in 3-pters (187), 17th in 3-pt FG attempts (486), 17th in rebounds (726), 30th in assists (293), 31st in 3-pt FGs per game (9.8) and 38th in rebound margin (+6.3).
- Matej Kavas is 21st in the nation in 3-pt FG% (47.0), 21st in total 3-pters (54) and 46th in 3-pt FGs per game (3.0).
- The Redhawks lead the Western Athletic Conference in free-throw percentage (77.6), 3-pt FG% (38.5) and 3-pt FGs made (187, 9.8 per game). They also rank second in scoring (80.4) and FG% (46.7).
- Matej Kavas ranks third in the WAC in scoring (16.9 ppg), second in 3-pt FG% (47.0) and first in 3-pt FGs made (54, 3.0 per game). Aaron Menzies ranks second in blocks (34, 1.8 per game), third in FG% (64.1), and third in rebounds per game (7.8). Jordan Hill is second in 3-pt FGs (45, 2.6 per game) and third in steals (25, 1.4 per game), Richaud Gittens is second in steals (26, 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 Redhawks Men’s Basketball” or call 206-398-GOSU (4678) or visit GoSeattleU.com/SUTickets for more information.