Seattle U Redhawks (17-5, 8-1 WAC) at New Mexico State Aggies (19-3, 7-1 WAC)
Las Cruces, New Mexico; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
LINE: State of New Mexico -8; plus/minus is 141
BOTTOM LINE: New Mexico State hosts the Seattle U Redhawks after Teddy Allen scored 22 points in New Mexico State’s 68-57 win over the Cal Baptist Lancers.
The Aggies are 10-1 in home games. New Mexico State is eighth in the WAC with 71.2 points and 46.4 percent shooting from the field.
The Redhawks went 8-1 against opponents WAC. Seattle U ranks ninth in the WAC with 28.6 points per game in the paint led by Riley Grigsby with an average of 1.1.
Saturday’s game is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference.
TOP PERFORMERS: Allen is shooting 45.8 percent and averaging 18.9 points for the Aggies. Jabari Rice is averaging 12.5 points over New Mexico State’s last 10 games.
Cameron Tyson is shooting 41.5 percent from beyond the arc with 3.8 3-pointers per game for the Redhawks, averaging 16.4 points and 5.9 rebounds. Darrion Trammell is averaging 18.9 points, 6.1 assists and 2.3 steals over Seattle U’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Aggies: 9-1, averaged 63.6 points, 35.0 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 3.7 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 56.2 points per game.
Redhawks: 9-1, averaging 75.3 points, 33.5 rebounds, 12.7 assists, 7.5 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 41.5 percent from the field. Their opponents average 69.2 points.