WashU Returns Home to Host Carnegie Mellon, Case

WashU Returns Home to Host Carnegie Mellon, Case

vs. Carnegie Mellon (8-8, 3-2 UAA)Friday, Jan. 25 - 8 p.m. (CT) - St. Louis, Mo.
Live Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wustl/
Live Stats: http://bearsports-livestats.wustl.edu/basketball/xlive.htm

vs. Case Western Reserve (8-8, 1-4 UAA)Sunday, Jan. 27 - Noon (CT) - St. Louis, Mo.
Live Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wustl/
Live Stats: http://bearsports-livestats.wustl.edu/basketball/xlive.htm

Download the complete WASHU game notes by clicking HERE (PDF).

CARNEGIE MELLON SERIES – WashU leads the all-time series with Carnegie Mellon 52-9, and the Bears have won six-straight meetings between the two teams.

CASE WESTERN RESERVE SERIES – WashU leads the all-time series with Case Western Reserve 47-5, and the Bears have won the last seven meetings.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT & SCHOLARS + OLIN BUSINESS SCHOOL NIGHT -  The Men's and Women's Basketball teams welcome International Student and Scholars, as well as our partners in the Olin Business School Friday vs. Carnegie Mellon! The evening will feature a high five tunnel, halftime relays, and more, with a live national anthem performance by WashU sophomore Karina Chen.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DAY AND COACHES VS. CANCER – The men's and women's basketball celebrate Community Engagement Day and Coaches Vs. Cancer Sunday vs. Case. Join us for t-shirt tosses, halftime games, autographs and an opportunity to support WashU's Relay for Life.

HEAD COACH PAT JUCKEM – WashU head coach Pat Juckem (Lawrence, 1995) was named the 24th men's basketball coach in program history on May 1, 2018. Juckem arrived on the Danforth Campus after spending the past six seasons as the head coach at Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He compiled a 95-73 (.565) record at UW-Oshkosh. He also spent seven seasons at Coe (2006-12), and has a 209-159 (.568) overall record in 14 seasons as a head coach.

HANK THE TANK – Junior forward Hank Hunter is averaging 15.0 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in conference play, and has recorded a pair of double-doubles. Hunter is also shooting 63.5 percent from the field in UAA games.

BEAR TRACKS – Hunter leads the UAA in FG% (.653) and is fourth in rebounding (8.3).

– Sophomore guard Jack Nolan is tops in the UAA in three-pointers made per game (3.1) and three-point field-goal percentage (.427)

– The Bears lead the conference in field-goal percentage (.481), three-point field-goal percentage (.361), rebounding defense (31.3) and steals (7.3).

– WashU defeated Brandeis 53-50 Sunday in Waltham - the 53 points for WashU are the lowest point total in a victory since 1992 and the 50 points allowed are a season low and fewest since Jan. 27, 2017.

MEDIA COVERAGE – All 13 home games will be broadcast live at no cost on the WashU Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU Athletics website - washubears.com.