N. Arizona looks to sweep Portland St.

Posted at 6:30 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 06:30:13-05

Northern Arizona (7-16, 5-8) vs. Portland State (9-14, 4-8)

The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Northern Arizona goes for the season sweep over Portland State after winning the previous matchup in Flagstaff. The teams last played each other on Jan. 19, when the Lumberjacks outshot Portland State from the field 49.1 percent to 38.8 percent and recorded eight fewer turnovers en route to the 82-75 victory.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Portland State's Holland Woods has averaged 14.3 points and 5.1 assists while Sal Nuhu has put up 9.6 points and six rebounds. For the Lumberjacks, Bernie Andre has averaged 13.5 points and 7.4 rebounds while Carlos Hines has put up 11.6 points.

KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Woods has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all Portland State field goals over the last three games. Woods has 13 field goals and 14 assists in those games.

WINLESS WHEN: The Vikings are 0-8 when they score 67 points or fewer and 9-6 when they exceed 67 points. The Lumberjacks are 0-10 when they fail to score more than 73 points and 7-6 on the season, otherwise.

UNBEATEN WHEN: Portland State is a perfect 5-0 when it holds an opponent to 65 points or fewer. The Vikings are 4-14 when opponents score more than 65 points.

DID YOU KNOW: Portland State has posted an excellent offensive rebound percentage of 41.7 percent this year. That figure is ranked first in Division 1. The offensive rebound percentage for Northern Arizona stands at just 25.1 percent (ranked 293rd).


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