Utah State women's basketball (8-7, 3-1 Mountain West) continues its two-game homestand on Wednesday, Jan. 16, as the Aggies host San José State (1-13, 0-3 MW) at 11 a.m., for the Aggies' annual Elementary Day game in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Wednesday's game will be streamed live on the Mountain West Network. Radio coverage will be provided by 92.3 KBLU, with Jaden Johnson on the call. Live stats and play-by-play information will be available through Sidearm, while updates will also be provided through the team's social media outlets. Links to each option will be available online prior to every game.
Utah State leads the overall series, 17-10, against San José State. The Spartans have lost each of their last 10 games, including three losses in Mountain West action. SJSU is averaging 61.6 points per game while shooting 35.8 percent (315-of-881) from the field, 30.3 percent (116-of-383) from behind the arc and 69.0 percent (116-of-168) at the free-throw line. Junior guard Fieme'a Hafoka leads the Spartans with 9.9 points per game. Sophomore forward Cydni Lewis leads San José State on the boards, averaging 5.2 rebounds per game. Sophomore guard Danae Marquez leads the team in assists, averaging 4.1 helpers per game.
Defensively, San José State allows 78.3 points per game as opponents shoot 43.3 percent (419-of-967) from the floor, 28.1 percent (88-of-313) from the 3-point line and 70.0 percent (170-of-243) at the charity stripe. Lewis leads the team in blocks, averaging 1.1 per game, while Marquez leads SJSU in steals, averaging 1.7 per game.Comment on this story
Utah State is averaging 62.1 points per game while shooting 40.8 percent (362-of-887) from the field, 30.7 percent (78-of-254) from behind the arc and 70.9 percent (129-of-182) at the free-throw line. Junior guard/forward Shannon Dufficy leads the Aggies with a double-double average at 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. Junior guard Eliza West leads the team in assists, averaging 5.2 per game.
Defensively, opponents are averaging 58.7 points against the Aggies while shooting 37.7 percent (314-of-833) from the floor, 26.8 percent (73-of-272) from long range and 70.0 percent (180-of-257) at the free-throw line. Dufficy leads USU in steals, averaging 2.1 thefts per game, while senior center Deja Mason leads the teams in blocks at 1.4 per game.