No. 20 Washington faces Mt. St. Mary’s
Mount St. Mary’s (1-1) vs. No. 20 Washington (1-0)
Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 20 Washington hosts Mount St. Mary’s in an early season matchup. Mount St. Mary’s took care of Gettysburg by 17 at home on Saturday. Washington is coming off a 67-64 win in Anchorage over Baylor on Friday.
YOUTH MOVEMENT: Mount St. Mary’s has benefited heavily from its freshmen. Vado Morse, Jalen Gibbs, Malik Jefferson and Damian Chong Qui have combined to account for 70 percent of all Mountaineers points this season.MIGHTY MORSE: Morse has connected on 27.3 percent of the 11 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 77.8 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Mount St. Mary’s went 1-10 against non-conference schools last season. In those 11 games, the Mountaineers gave up 81.5 points per game while scoring 65.4 per outing. Washington went 10-5 in non-conference play, averaging 70.8 points and allowing 67.1 per game in the process.