Utah Tech Trailblazers (10-11, 2-6 WAC) at Abilene Christian Wildcats (10-11, 2-6 WAC)
Abilene, Texas; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Abilene Christian -4.5; over/under is 148.5
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Tech visits the Abilene Christian Wildcats after Isaiah Pope scored 27 points in Utah Tech’s 74-72 loss to the Tarleton State Texans.
The Wildcats have gone 8-2 at home. Abilene Christian leads the WAC with 16.5 assists per game led by Damien Daniels averaging 3.7.
The Trailblazers are 2-6 against WAC opponents. Utah Tech is seventh in the WAC scoring 75.5 points per game and is shooting 45.1%.
The Wildcats and Trailblazers square off Saturday for the first time in conference play this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cameron Steele averages 1.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Wildcats, scoring 8.3 points while shooting 46.4% from beyond the arc. Immanuel Allen is averaging 11.5 points over the past 10 games for Abilene Christian.
Noa Gonsalves is shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Trailblazers, while averaging 9.1 points. Pope is averaging 14 points over the past 10 games for Utah Tech.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 4-6, averaging 74.7 points, 28.5 rebounds, 16.3 assists, 8.8 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.5 points per game.
Trailblazers: 4-6, averaging 74.5 points, 35.3 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 5.7 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.8 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
This story was originally published January 28, 2023 3:44 AM.
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