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Seattle seeks revenge on Utah Valley – Belleville News-Democrat

Utah Valley (19-8, 8-4) vs. Seattle (15-12, 3-9)

Redhawk Center, Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Seattle seeks revenge on Utah Valley after dropping the first matchup in Orem. The teams last faced each other on Jan. 12, when the Wolverines outshot Seattle from the field 52.2 percent to 39 percent and hit 10 more free throws on the way to the 88-78 victory.

PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Both of these teams have relied heavily on their seniors this year. Myles Carter, Matej Kavas and Delante Jones have collectively scored 43 percent of Seattle’s points this season. For Utah Valley, Jake Toolson, Conner Toolson, Baylee Steele and Ben Nakwaasah have collectively accounted for 58 percent of all Utah Valley scoring, including 61 percent of the team’s points over its last five games.

SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Terrell Brown has either made or assisted on 51 percent of all Seattle field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has accounted for 25 field goals and 11 assists in those games.

WINLESS WHEN: Seattle is 0-8 this year when it scores 64 points or fewer and 15-4 when it scores at least 65.

PERFECT WHEN: Utah Valley is a perfect 11-0 when the team records seven or more steals. The Wolverines are 8-8 when they steal the ball fewer than seven times.

DID YOU KNOW: Utah Valley is rated second among WAC teams with an average of 77.9 points per game. The Wolverines have averaged 82.8 points per game over their last five games.

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