CS Fullerton looks to sweep UC Davis

March 1, 2019

Cal State Fullerton (14-14, 10-4) vs. UC Davis (10-17, 6-7)

The Pavilion, Davis, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UC Davis seeks revenge on Cal State Fullerton after dropping the first matchup in Fullerton. The teams last met on Feb. 21, when the Titans shot 41.8 percent from the field while holding UC Davis to just 41.5 percent on the way to a 62-58 victory.

LEADING THE WAY: The do-everything TJ Shorts II has averaged 14 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists to lead the way for the Aggies. Complementing Shorts is Siler Schneider, who is putting up 10.6 points per game. The Titans are led by Khalil Ahmad, who is averaging 18 points and 4.3 rebounds.

ACCURATE AHMAD: Ahmad has connected on 30.8 percent of the 143 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 6 of 15 over the last three games. He’s also made 79.5 percent of his foul shots this season.

BEHIND THE ARC: Cal State Fullerton’s Jackson Rowe has attempted 47 3-pointers and connected on 34 percent of them, and is 5 for 10 over his last three games.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Aggies have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Titans. UC Davis has an assist on 27 of 61 field goals (44.3 percent) over its previous three matchups while Cal State Fullerton has assists on 31 of 71 field goals (43.7 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Cal State Fullerton has attempted the second-most free throws among all Big West teams. The Titans have averaged 21.9 free throws per game, including 24.8 per game against conference opponents.


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