No. 3 WashU (12-2, 3-0 UAA) at Case (7-7, 1-2 UAA)
Friday, Jan. 19 - 8 p.m. (ET) - Cleveland, Ohio
Live Video: https://case.edu/livestream/athletics/
Live Stats: http://washubears.com/sports/mbkb/2017-18/boxscores/20180119_xae8.xm
lNo. 3 WashU (12-2, 3-0 UAA) at Carnegie Mellon (4-10, 0-3 UAA)
Sunday, Jan. 21 - Noon (ET) - Pittsburgh, Pa.
Live Video: http://athletics.cmu.edu/sports/mbkb/livestream
Live Stats: http://washubears.com/sports/mbkb/2017-18/boxscores/20180121_wlfq.xml
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BEAR HEADLINES – The No. 3-ranked Washington University in St. Louis men's basketball teams opens a four-game road trip with a pair of games at Case Western Reserve University (7-7, 1-2 UAA) on Friday and Carnegie Mellon University (4-10, 0-3 UAA) on Sunday. The Bears currently sit in a tie with Emory University for first place in the University Athletic Association (UAA) standings.
HIGH SCORING OFFENSE – WashU topped the 100-point plateau in the 113-75 win over New York University Sunday for the first time since Dec. 6, 2016. The 113 points scored are the most since a 125-74 win over Emory University on Jan. 7, 2000, and tied for sixth most in school history. WashU is averaging 85.1 points per contest (1,192 points, 14 games) in 2017-18, just 0.2 shy of the single-season school record of 85.3 set in the 1994-95 season.
SANDERS JOINS 1,000-POINT CLUB – Senior forward Andrew Sanders scored 21 points in a 72-57 loss to No. 3 Augustana College (Ill.) on Dec. 29 and became the 24th player in school history to score 1,000 career points. Sanders has scored 1,072 points in 74 career games, for an average of 14.5 per game. He currently sits in 22nd place all-time, and is 40 points shy of 21st place (Dylan Richter, 2007-12, 1,112).
KUCERA TOPS 400 ASSISTS – Senior guard Kevin Kucera had 18 assists in the pair of wins over Brandeis University and New York this past weekend, and went over 400 assists for his career. Kucera has 415 assists in 87 career games (4.8 average), and is 10 shy of fifth place all-time in school history. He took over the conference lead in assists per game (7.1), and is third in NCAA Division III.
UAA 30TH ANNIVERSARY – WashU had a conference-best 11 named to the UAA All-Association 30th Anniversary Men's Basketball Team. Ten different WashU student-athletes earned Player of the Year honors and an automatic spot on the UAA 30th Anniversary Team: Kevin Suiter (1988), Charlie Borsheim (1993), Kevin Folkl (1995), Brent Dalrymple (1996), Chris Alexander (1999), Troy Ruths (2007), Aaron Thompson (2009), Sean Wallis (2010), Dylan Richter (2012), and Chris Klimek (2014). In addition, four-time all-UAA honoree Tyler Nading (2005-09) was selected to the 30th Anniversary team.
EDWARDS RANKS IN TOP-10 – Head coach Mark Edwards ranks ninth all-time in NCAA Division III in wins with a 675-291 (.699) overall record in 37 seasons on the Danforth Campus. Edwards is 15 victories shy of eighth all-time in D3 history.