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BY THE NUMBERS: #7 Gee-Gees look to rebound in Northern Ontario

Gee-Gees #3 dodges a player.
Greg Mason

January 11, 2019

  • The Matchup: #7 Ottawa Gee-Gees (9-3) at Nipissing Lakers (2-10) 
  • Location: Nipissing University – Robert J Surtees Student Athletic Centre
  • Tip-off: 8 p.m. EST 
  • Watch Online: OUA.tv 
  • Series Record: Ottawa leads 8-0 since 2014
  • Last Meeting: Ottawa 85 vs Nipissing 60 – February 10, 2018

OTTAWA GAME NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
  • The Gee-Gees have relied heavily on the long ball this season as they are fourth in U SPORTS in both three pointers attempted per game (31.0) and three pointers made per game (10.3)
  • The Gee-Gees protected the ball very well this season on the offensive end as they are averaging just 11.1 turnovers per game which is third lowest in U SPORTS this season.
  • Guillaume Pépin's 15.8 points per game is second highest among all U SPORTS rookies this season.

NIPISSING GAME NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
    • Points: Marcus Lewis – 20.0 per game
    • Assists: Marcus Lewis – 2.7 per game
    • Rebounds: Marcus Lewis – 7.9 per game
  • Despite ranking in the bottom half of U SPORTS in free throws attempted per game (19.1) the Lakers are fourth in the country making 73.4% of their shots from the charity stripe.
  • The Lakers have not defended the three-point line well this season as they have allowed opponents to hit 34.4% of their threes this season, which is tied for the highest percentage in the OUA.

 January 12, 2019

  • The Matchup: #7 Ottawa Gee-Gees (9-3) at Laurentian Voyageurs (6-6) 
  • Location: Laurentian University – Ben F. Avery Gymnasium
  • Tip-off: 8 pm EST 
  • Watch Online: OUA.tv 
  • Series Record: Laurentian leads 58-48 since 1971
  • Last Meeting: Ottawa 99 vs Laurentian 90 – February 9, 2018

LAURENTIAN GAME NOTES

  • Major Stat Leaders
    • Points: Kadre Gray – 30.8 per game
    • Assists: Kadre Gray – 7.6 per game
    • Rebounds: Kadre Gray – 6.9 per game
  • Kadre Gray's 30.8 points per game ranks first in U SPORTS. Gray finished first in the country during the 2016-17 season in points per game with 23.2, and second last year with 24.4. Gray won the award for National Player of the Year last season.
  • Behind Gray's team leading 7.6 assists per game, the Voyageurs are third in U SPORTS with 17.7 assists per game
  • The Voyageurs are averaging the lowest turnovers per game this year in U SPORTS, giving the ball away just 10.5 times per game.