UC Davis plays Portland
UC Davis (2-4) vs. Portland (4-1)
Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UC Davis faces Portland in a non-conference matchup. Both teams last saw action this past Wednesday. Portland win at Portland State 82-75, while UC Davis came up short in a 61-51 game to Sacramento State.
SQUAD LEADERSHIP: Juniors Joe Mooney and Matt Neufeld have led the Aggies. Mooney is averaging 15.2 points while Neufeld is putting up 13.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. The Pilots have been led by Isaiah White and JoJo Walker. White has averaged 15 points while Walker has put up 13.6 points per game.MIGHTY MOONEY: Mooney has connected on 32.6 percent of the 43 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 14 of 38 over his last five games. He’s also made 87.5 percent of his foul shots this season.
ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Pilots have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Aggies. Portland has 57 assists on 82 field goals (69.5 percent) over its previous three contests while UC Davis has assists on 43 of 71 field goals (60.6 percent) during its past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: UC Davis is rated second among Big West teams with an average of 71.9 possessions per game.