Utah State women's basketball (10-8, 5-2 Mountain West) opens a two-game road trip Wednesday, Jan. 30, as the Aggies take on San José State (1-17, 0-7 MW) in San Jose, California, at 8 p.m. MT.
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 StatBroadcast, 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 all-time series, 18-10, against San José State. The Aggies have won the last two matchups against the Spartans, including an 82-49 win in Logan on Jan. 16. SJSU averages 60.4 points per game while shooting 37.5 percent (395-of-1,105) from the field, 30.8 percent (143-of-465) from behind the arc and 67.5 percent (154-of-228) at the free-throw line. Sophomore forward Cyndi Lewis and junior guard Fieme’a Hafoka lead the Spartans in scoring at 9.2 points per game each. Lewis also leads San José State on the glass, averaging 4.8 boards per game, while sophomore guard Danae Marquez leads the Spartans with an average of 3.8 assists per game.
Defensively, San José State allows 77.2 points per game as opponents shoot 43.2 percent (528-of-1,223) from the floor, 29.6 percent (115-of-388) from the 3-point line and 67.1 percent (218-of-325) at the free-throw line. Lewis leads the team in blocks with an average of 1.0 per game, while Marquez leads the team in steals with an average of 1.4 per game.Comment on this story
Utah State is averaging 63.8 points per game while shooting 41.7 percent (450-of-1,078) from the field, 32.8 percent (101-of-308) from behind the arc and 69.8 percent (148-of-212) at the free-throw line. Junior guard/forward Shannon Dufficy leads the Aggies with a double-double average of 16.8 points and 10.3 rebounds. Junior guard Eliza West leads the team in assists with an average of 5.5 per game.
Defensively, opponents are averaging 58.4 points per game against USU while shooting 37.3 percent (371-of-994) from the floor, 28.7 percent (98-of-342) from the 3-point line and 69.2 percent (211-of-305) at the free-throw line. Dufficy leads the team in steals with 2.0 per game, while senior center Deja Mason leads the Aggies in blocks at 1.3 per game.