Loggers aim to get back on winning track against the Lutes

Loggers aim to get back on winning track against the Lutes

TACOMA, Washington – Back in the familiar confines of Memorial Fieldhouse for the first time in six weeks, the Puget Sound men's basketball team hosts Pacific Lutheran Tuesday, Jan. 16, for an 8 p.m. tipoff.

 

 WHO

 Puget Sound vs. Pacific Lutheran

 WHERE 

 Tacoma, Wash. | Memorial Fieldhouse  

 WHEN

 Tuesday, Jan. 16, 8 p.m.

 LIVE 

 Stats  |  Video

 

Winning in bunches

All of Puget Sound's 10 wins have come during two separate win streaks. The Loggers began the season with six consecutive wins, and they recently had a four-game winning streak snapped at Linfield (Jan. 13).

 

Fire away

Jimmy Wohrer leads the Northwest Conference in scoring (21.6 points per game) and 3-pointers made (59). Wohrer's 3-point total is tied for fourth in all of NCAA D-III.

 

Logger of the Week

Jimmy Wohrer was named the Logger Club Logger of the Week after leading Puget Sound in scoring during both of its games this weekend.

 

High tempo

Puget Sound is seventh in the nation for scoring offense (99.0 points per game) and seventh for 3-point field-goals made (189). Defensively, the Loggers rank fourth in country for forced turnovers (26.36).

 

Fresh feels

Freshman Anthony Rumasuglia had the best game of his young collegiate career at Pacific (Jan. 12). He shot 7-for-13 from the floor, and 6-for-8 from the free-throw line, to total a season-high 20 points.

 

Crash the glass

Puget Sound ranks second in the NWC for offensive rebounds per game (16.6). Those second-chance looks is just one reason the Loggers rank second in the league for points per game.

 

Scouting Pacific Lutheran (4-10, 1-5 NWC)

The Lutes have lost eight of their last nine games, and their lone win during that stretch was a narrow 91-90 victory at George Fox (Jan. 6). Pacific Lutheran is last in the NWC in points per game (65.1), field-goal percentage (40.7 percent), and 3-point percentage (32.3 percent). Leighton Kingma is the team's leading scorer with 12.4 points per game, and he leads the Lutes in rebounding with 5.6 boards per game.

 

 

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