UC Davis Aggies (13-8, 6-3 Big West) at Long Beach State Beach (11-10, 5-4 Big West)
Long Beach, CA; Saturday, 4 p.m. ET
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Long Beach State -3.5; Over/Under 152.5
Bottom line: UC Davis faces Long Beach State Beach after Elijah Pepper scored 28 points in UC Davis’ 79-58 win over the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners.
The Beaches went 5-3 at home. Long Beach State led the Big West with 14.7 assists per game, and Joel Murray averaged 3.8 assists per game.
The Aggies beat their Big West opponent 6-3. UC Davis is 2-3 in games decided by three points or fewer.
The Beaches and Aggies face off for the first time in Big West games this season on Saturday.
Top performer: Jaden Jones is shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc on 1.7 three-pointers per game while contributing 8.4 points and 1.6 steals per game. In his past 10 Long Beach State games, Murray is averaging 12.0 points on 42.0 percent shooting from the field.
Pepper averaged 19.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists for the Aggies. Ty Johnson is averaging 15.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in his past 10 games at UC Davis while shooting 47.9 percent from the field.
Last 10 games: Beech: 6 wins and 4 losses, averaging 79.2 points, 40.8 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 6.0 steals and 4.4 blocks per game, shooting 44.7% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 76.0 points per game.
Aggie: 6 wins and 4 losses, averaging 70.9 points, 30.0 rebounds, 12.1 assists, 6.4 steals and 1.9 blocks per game, shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 68.9 points per game.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.