Men’s basketball kit for the Cream City Classic in Milwaukee

Boston University (4-1) at Cream City Classic

G1: Saturday vs. Southeast Missouri State (4-1), 2 p.m. ET
G2: Sunday in Milwaukee (2-3), 4 p.m. ET
G3: Monday vs. UC Davis (4-1), 2 p.m. ET
Venue: Klotsche Center | Milwaukee, Wis.
Twitter: @BUGameDay | @TerrierMBB

BOSTON- The Boston University men’s basketball team, who are on a three-game winning streak, will face three different opponents at Saturday afternoon’s Cream City Classic in Milwaukee, using the Klotsche Center as the venue.

The Terriers will open against Southeast Missouri State on Saturday (November 26) at 2:00 p.m. ET and then meet the host Panthers on Sunday (November 27) at 4:00 p.m. ET. The three-day competition concludes Monday (November 28) at 2pm ET against UC Davis. The competitions mark the very first meetings between the programs.

Doug Brown and Brian Maurer have calls for all three games at GoTerriers.com/listen. Videos of the SEMO and UCD games will be streamed on YouTube and the Milwaukee competition will be shown on ESPN+.

TERRIER PILLOW

  • After last Sunday’s 64-57 win against New Hampshire, BU got off to their best start since opening 4-1 in 2015/16. The 2004-05 squad was the last to open 5-1, and before that the 1979-80 team opened 14-1.
  • BU’s seven-game road trip is the program’s longest since the Terriers played seven straight competitions in the 2005-06 season.
  • BU visits Wisconsin for the first time since participating in Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 2001 Oneida Bingo/Casino Classic with a 79-75 OT win over Green Bay and a 77-71 loss to UC Irvine.
  • The Terriers will play three opponents in three straight days under head coaching for the fourth time joe jones. They went 2-1 in 2011 (wins over URI and Hofstra, losing 1-point to Cleveland St.) and 2013 (wins over UC Irvine and LIU, losing to Eastern Washington). BU won all three home games in 2016 against Northeastern, Maine and LIU.
  • Named for Lou Henson (Mid-Major) Player of the Year Watch List, graduate student Walter Why averaging a team high of 16.2 ppg and 6.0 rpg. He has led the terriers in four of the five competitions.
  • graduate student Jonas Harper is second on the team at 10.0 ppg and currently has 170 career 3-pointers, seven of them to finish #10 in the program record book.
  • A total of eight terriers have scored double digits this season. graduate student Fletcher Tynen (8.2 ppg) tied a personal best at 14 and junior Anton Morales scored a career-high 19 points against Hartford.
  • Senior Ethan Brittain-Watts (8.0 ppg) and Junior Miles Brewster (2.2 ppg) have combined 4.2 assists and 3.0 steals per game.
  • Senior Nevin Zinc (6.2 ppg) is level on points with Whyte at 6.0 rpg after both had 14 points and eight rebounds at UNH.
  • Overall BU averages 78.2 ppg and 45.1 FG% while enemies are kept at 64.6 ppg and 40.8 FG%.

RECOGNIZING THE OPPONENT

State of Southeast Missouri

(Saturday, 2 p.m. ET)

  • After going 14-18 last season with an 8-9 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference, SEMO owns Division I wins in South Florida (64-61) and Evansville (67-61), as well as two non-D1 wins . The only loss came at Bradley (73-60).
  • St. Louis transfer and 5ft-10 guard Phillip Russell averages a team-high 13.8 ppg with 6ft-3 guard Chris Harris (11.8 ppg) and Tulsa transfer Josh Earley (10, 3 ppg), a 6-foot-7 forward, also in double digits.
  • Georgetown transfer and 6-foot-6 forward Kobe Clark average nearly a double-double at 10.6 rpg and 9.6 ppg, respectively.
  • Overall, SEMO averages 72.2 ppg and 42.1 FG% while opponents are held at 58.0 ppg and 38.5 FG%.

Milwaukee (Sunday, 4 p.m. ET)

  • After going 10-22 last season with an 8-14 mark in the Horizon League, Milwaukee owns two non-D1 wins. The Panthers most recently lost a 76-72 home decision to St. Thomas and have two Power 5 losses at Iowa State (68-53) and Purdue (84-53).
  • Milwaukee has three players who average double-digit goals with a 6-foot-6 wing, and Dodge City CC transfer BJ Freeman leads at 12.3 ppg. 6-foot-1 guard and 2022 NJCAA All-American Angelo Stuart is second with 11.8 ppg while shooting 40.6 percent from behind the arc.
  • Justin Thomas, 6ft 7 guard and Navarro college transfer, owns a team high of 5.3 rpg at a 6.3 ppg average.
  • Overall, Milwaukee averages 78.4 ppg and 48.8 FG% while opponents are held at 62.40 and 36.7 FG%.

U.C. Davis (Monday, 2 p.m. ET)

  • After going 13-11 last season with a 5-6 mark in the Big West, UCD has a notable 75-65 win at Pac-12 member California, as well as victories over Arkansas State (75-60) and Sacramento State (82nd). -71). ). The Aggies also own a non-D1 win and have a loss at Loyola Marymount (85-75).
  • 6ft 4 guard Elijah Pepper leads UCD with 21.0 ppg and 6.8 rpg while adding 4.0 apg.
  • Both Loyola-Chicago transfer Ty Johnson, a 6-foot-3 guard, and Christian Anigwe, a 6-foot-9 forward and former San Jose State transfer, average 29.0 ppg and 10 ,2 rpg.
  • Overall, Aggies average 79.4 ppg and 48.5 FG% while keeping opponents at 69.6 ppg and 41.1 FG%.

NEXT

  • BU remains on the road visiting Merrimack on Friday 2nd December at 7pm
  • The Terriers won last season’s home competition 61-60 on Javante McCoy’s (’22) 3-pointer by two seconds.

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