South Dakota hosts UC Irvine in cross-conference matchup

Posted 12/9/22

South Dakota and UC Irvine meet in non-conference action. Saturday's meeting is the first this season for the squads. South Dakota is 3-0 at home, and UC Irvine is 1-2 on the road.

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South Dakota hosts UC Irvine in cross-conference matchup


UC Irvine Anteaters (6-3) at South Dakota Coyotes (5-5)

Vermillion, South Dakota; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The South Dakota Coyotes take on the UC Irvine Anteaters in a non-conference matchup.

The Coyotes are 3-0 on their home court. South Dakota is fifth in the Summit with 23.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Tasos Kamateros averaging 4.6.

The Anteaters are 1-2 in road games. UC Irvine is second in the Big West with 27.7 defensive rebounds per game led by Bent Leuchten averaging 4.1.

TOP PERFORMERS: A.J. Plitzuweit is scoring 12.0 points per game with 2.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Coyotes. Kruz Perrott-Hunt is averaging 11.0 points and 2.4 rebounds while shooting 33.9% for South Dakota.

DJ Davis is averaging 16 points for the Anteaters. Dawson Baker is averaging 13.3 points for UC Irvine.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.