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BY THE NUMBERS: #7 Gee-Gees prepared for test against tough OUA West opponents

Gee-Gees team huddle
Greg Mason.

 Friday:

  • The Matchup: #7 Ottawa Gee-Gees (4-2) vs McMaster Marauders (4-3)
  • Location: University of Ottawa – Montpetit Hall
  • Tip-off: 8 p.m.
  • Watch Live: Tickets can be purchased at tickets.geegees.ca
  • Watch Online: OUA.tv
  • Series Record: Ottawa leads 15-13 (since 1974)
  • Last Meeting: Ottawa 101 at McMaster 97 (OT) – Dec. 2, 2017

OTTAWA GAME NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
  • The Gee-Gees have been ranked in each of the first four U SPORTS Top 10 polls this season.
  • After making a season high 16 three pointers last weekend against Lakehead, the Gee-Gees are now ranked sixth in U SPORTS averaging 10.2 makes per game.
  • The Gee-Gees defence is among the best in the country as they rank second in opponents three-point percentage (26.3%) and third in opponents' points per game (64.7) in U SPORTS.
  • Gage Sabean, who was named uOttawa Athlete of the Week, set a new career high for three pointers made in a game (8) last Friday against Lakehead. He is now tied for 16th in U SPORTS with 19 three pointers made on the season.

 MCMASTER GAME NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
    • Points: David McCulloch – 18.7 per game
    • Assists: David McCulloch – 3.4 per game
    • Rebounds: Connor Gilmore – 9.0 per game
  • The Marauders will look to limit the Gee-Gees threat from three-point range as they are currently ranked seventh in U SPORTS holding opponents to just 28.2% from deep this season
  • The Marauders have done a good job of protecting the ball this season as they are ranked third in U SPORTS giving away just 11.0 turnovers a game
  • David McCulloch is currently ranked fifth in the OUA with 18.7 points per game

 Saturday:

  • The Matchup: #7 Ottawa Gee-Gees (4-2) vs #10 Brock Badgers (5-2)
  • Location:  University of Ottawa – Montpetit Hall
  • Tip-off: 8 p.m.
  • Watch Live: Tickets can be purchased at tickets.geegees.ca
  • Watch Online: OUA.tv
  • Series Record: Tied 13-13 (since 1974)
  • Last Meeting: Ottawa 78 at Brock 69 – Dec. 1, 2017

BROCK NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
    • Points: Johneil Simpson – 22.3 per game
    • Assists: Tyler Brown – 7.0 per game
    • Rebounds: Daniel Cayer – 9.0 per game
  • This will be the second matchup for the Badgers this season against a team that is ranked in the U SPORTS Top 10.
  • Despite ranking just 13th in points per game this season, the Badgers are currently ranked first in U SPORTS in field goals made per game (33.7), three-point percentage (40.3%), and assists per game (19.0).
  • Johneil Simpson is currently fifth in U SPORTS with 22.3 pointers per game behind a country leading 5.1 three pointers per game.
  • Tyler Brown's 7.0 assists per game is good for second best in U SPORTS this season