Sacramento State welcomes Portland State to The Nest on Saturday. Tipoff is at 10:05 p.m. EST. The Hornets fell to the Vikings 87-69 on Jan. 10 and are 1-8 against them over the last four years.
Sacramento State is sixth in the Big Sky and Portland State is in 10th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.
The Hornets got past Eastern Washington 61-55 on Feb. 7 with the help of 15 points and 6 assists from Dylan Garrity. On top of a team-high 5.2 assists per game, he also scores 12.5 points per game. The Vikings were defeated by Northern Arizona 79-72 on Feb. 7 despite 19 points and 11 rebounds from Aaron Moore. He contributes a team-leading 12.7 points per game, 6.9 rebounds per game, and 0.8 blocks per game.
StatSmack! Sacramento State is better than Portland State
The Sacramento State steals leader (Mikh McKinney, 27 steals) has more steals than the Portland State steals leader (Dre` Winston Jr., 21 steals).
More property crime happens in Portland so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Sacramento -- according to the FBI).