UC Davis faces Long Beach State in Big West Championship game

Sat, Mar 16, 2024
NCAAB News (AP)

UC Davis faces Long Beach State in Big West Championship game

Long Beach State Beach (20-14, 12-10 Big West) vs. UC Davis Aggies (20-12, 15-6 Big West)

Henderson, Nevada; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: UC Davis takes on Long Beach State in the Big West Championship.

The Aggies have gone 15-6 against Big West opponents, with a 5-6 record in non-conference play. UC Davis is seventh in the Big West scoring 71.3 points while shooting 44.4% from the field.

The Beach are 12-10 against Big West teams. Long Beach State averages 77.9 points while outscoring opponents by 2.0 points per game.

UC Davis is shooting 44.4% from the field this season, 1.0 percentage point higher than the 43.4% Long Beach State allows to opponents. Long Beach State averages 10.0 more points per game (77.9) than UC Davis allows to opponents (67.9).

TOP PERFORMERS: Ty Johnson is averaging 17.4 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 steals for the Aggies. Elijah Pepper is averaging 20.0 points over the last 10 games.

Jadon Jones is shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc with 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Beach, while averaging 12.3 points and 1.8 steals. Marcus Tsohonis is averaging 14.2 points over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Aggies: 6-4, averaging 69.9 points, 31.0 rebounds, 12.1 assists, 7.8 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.9 points per game.

Beach: 5-5, averaging 76.2 points, 38.0 rebounds, 15.7 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.4 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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