Loggers aim for redemption against George Fox

Loggers aim for redemption against George Fox

TACOMA, Washington – The previous matchup ended in heartbreak for the Puget Sound men's basketball team, but the Loggers aim to avenge an overtime loss when they host George Fox Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m.

 

WHO   Puget Sound vs. George Fox 
 WHEN   Jan. 25, 2019 | 8 p.m.
 WHERE   Tacoma, Wash. 
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Mental Health Awareness Games

During both the women's and men's basketball games Friday, Puget Sound is hosting Mental Health Awareness opportunities. Representatives from Puget Sound's Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services (CHWS) will set up in the Memorial Fieldhouse foyer to discuss campus resources. Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) members will also be present in the foyer to help fans share words of encouragement. Additionally, representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be present at the Logger games.

 

Bear trap

Puget Sound led by 21 points at George Fox earlier this season (Dec. 1), but the Bruins clawed back for an overtime win, 108-106. George Fox hit a 30-foot 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer, sending the game into an extra five minutes. Stellan Roberts filled the stat sheet with 19 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists, and a steal. Jimmy Wohrer led all players in scoring with 34 points, which is two points shy of matching his career-high. Cal Hansen grabbed 17 rebounds, which remains his season-high total.

 

Later, Lutes

Earlier this week, Puget Sound easily handled Pacific Lutheran, 83-61, in Parkland, Washington (Jan. 22). The Loggers held a double-digit lead for the final 35 minutes of the game. Jimmy Wohrer led all players in scoring by matching the number on his jersey: 21. Cal Hansen was one rebound shy of a double-double as he finished with 13 points and nine rebounds. Stellan Roberts also scored in double figures with 11 points, and he added six rebounds.

 

Wohrer's way

Jimmy Wohrer holds the Puget Sound record for 3-pointers in a season (104), which he achieved last year. The senior is approaching the school record for 3-pointers in career. Wohrer has made 260 3-pointers in his Logger career, and Chase Curtiss holds the record at 275. Wohrer enters this weekend as the conference's third-leading scorer (19.9).

 

Pick your poison

Four Loggers average double figures in scoring. Jimmy Wohrer is the Northwest Conference's third-leading scorer with 19.9 points per game. Stellan Roberts follows with 14.4 points per game, while Cal Hansen (12.8) and Gabriel Chaikin (11.9) are regular contributors.

 

Scouting George Fox (10-7, 4-4 NWC)

The Bruins enter this weekend with a four-game losing streak. George Fox (39.1) is nearly tied with Whitman (39.2) for the conference lead in rebounds per game. Mason Green-Richards ranks fifth in the NWC for points per game (19.2), and Dylan Hamlett is fifth in rebounding (6.7).