Tarleton State plays Utah Valley after Gipson's 21-point game

Wed, Feb 16, 2022
NCAAB News (AP)

Tarleton State plays Utah Valley after Gipson's 21-point game

Utah Valley Wolverines (16-8, 7-5 WAC) at Tarleton State Texans (11-14, 6-6 WAC)

Stephenville, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tarleton State -1.5; over/under is 127.5

BOTTOM LINE: Tarleton State faces the Utah Valley Wolverines after Montre' Gipson scored 21 points in Tarleton State's 77-63 loss to the Abilene Christian Wildcats.

The Texans are 8-4 on their home court. Tarleton State is 1-2 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Wolverines are 7-5 in WAC play. Utah Valley is 4-1 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 14.6 turnovers per game.

The teams meet for the second time in conference play this season. The Wolverines won 77-55 in the last matchup on Jan. 1. Fardaws Aimaq led the Wolverines with 21 points, and Shamir Bogues led the Texans with 17 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Gipson is averaging 15.3 points for the Texans. Noah McDavid is averaging 1.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Tarleton State.

Aimaq is scoring 19.0 points per game and averaging 13.0 rebounds for the Wolverines. Connor Harding is averaging 12.1 points and 4.2 rebounds over the last 10 games for Utah Valley.

  • LAST 10 GAMES: Texans: 5-5, averaging 68.1 points, 28.0 rebounds, 11.5 assists, 7.6 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.4 points per game.

    Wolverines: 6-4, averaging 69.9 points, 34.8 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.0 points.

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