The Memorial Sea-Hawks (6-10) travel to Halifax this weekend to take on the Saint Mary's Huskies (17-0) for a 2-game series. The Huskies enter this weekend with an undefeated record and as the U Sports #4 ranked team in the country. The Sea-Hawks currently hold the 6th and final playoff spot, but will likely need 1 to 2 wins in their final four games to hold onto the spot, which all 4 teams in contention for the 2 final spots.
Memorial did not play last weekend, but were able to earn their first road win of the season two weekends ago versus the StFX X-Men. The Hawks will look to do the same this weekend against a strong Huskies squad.
By The Numbers
86.4 & 71.5 – Saint Mary's enters the weekend as the top offensive team and the top defensive team, leading the AUS in conference scoring at 86.4 PPG, while keeping their opponents at 71.5 PPG so far this season.
13.0 – The Sea-Hawks are currently averaging 13 turnovers per game, which is the 3rd best margin in the league, behind StFX & Acadia (12.5). Only a few weeks ago the Hawks were last in the AUS, averaging 16.1 per game, but have improved tremendously in their last 6 games.
Emanuel Ring (Memorial) – The rookie Ring continues to be a difference maker for the Sea-Hawks this season. He is 3rd in the conference in scoring at 16.6 PPG, while also pulling down 7.4 RPG (5th in AUS), and 1.6 Blocks Per Game (2nd in AUS).
Nico Brauner (Saint Mary's) – The Huskies have spread the wealth on the offensive end with four players inside the top 15 in AUS scoring. Brauner is 2nd on the Huskies in scoring averaging 13.3 PPG, 1st in APG at 3.3 per game, and leads the team in RPG at 5.4 per game.