Weber State Men’s Basketball Visits Idaho State Thursday

first_img Written by Brad James Tags: Idaho State Men’s Basketball/Weber State Men’s Basketball FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPOCATELLO, Idaho-Thursday, Weber State men’s basketball (5-11, 1-4 in Big Sky Conference play) visits Idaho State (6-8, 3-2 in Big Sky play) as the Wildcats seek to get some momentum going in conference play at Reed Gym.In a season full of struggles, Wildcats head coach Randy Rahe (271-164, .623) is in his 14th season at the helm of the program. Rahe is still the winning-est coach in program history.The Wildcats score 71.1 points per game, ranking Weber State 196th nationally in scoring offense.Senior guard Jerrick Harding leads the Wildcats and the Big Sky in scoring with 19.9 points per game.Fellow senior guard Cody John (12.8 points per game) is the only other Weber State student-athlete to score in double figures on-average.Czech national, junior forward Michal Kozak leads the Wildcats in both rebounds (5.7 per game) and blocked shots (22).Freshman guard KJ Cunningham leads the squad with 34 assists and fellow freshman guard Judah Jordan has a team-best 19 steals.Weber State surrenders 68.1 points per game, tying the Wildcats for 156th nationally in scoring defense with Toledo and St. John’s.Idaho State is coached by first-year head coach Ryan Looney (6-8, .429) as the Bengals seek to stay in the conference race.The Bengals score 67.7 points per game as Idaho State ranks 269th nationally in scoring offense.Junior guard Tarik Cool leads the Bengals in scoring (14.1 points per game), assists (51) and steals (16).Australian national, senior forward Chier Maker (12.1 points, 5.4 rebounds per game) and senior guard Jared Stutzman (10 points per game) all score in double figures on-average as well for the Bengals.Senior forward Chidi Udengwu averages a team-best 5.9 rebounds per game for Idaho State and junior forward Malik Porter leads the Bengals with 13 blocked shots.Idaho State surrenders 66.9 points per game, ranking the Bengals 129th nationally in scoring defense.The Wildcats lead the Bengals 81-45 all-time with Idaho State leading the all-time series 30-28 at Pocatello, Idaho. January 15, 2020 /Sports News – Local Weber State Men’s Basketball Visits Idaho State Thursdaylast_img read more