Men's Basketball Returns Home to Host Emory, No. 12 Rochester

Photo by Danny Reise, WUSTL Photos
Photo by Danny Reise, WUSTL Photos

vs. Emory (9-3, 0-1 UAA) – Friday, Jan. 11 - 8 p.m. (CT) - St. Louis, Mo.
Live Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wustl/
Live Stats: http://bearsports-livestats.wustl.edu/basketball/xlive.htm 

vs. No. 12 Rochester (11-1, 1-0 UAA) – Sunday, Jan. 13 - 11:30 a.m. (CT) - St. Louis, Mo.
Live Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/wustl/
Live Stats: http://bearsports-livestats.wustl.edu/basketball/xlive.htm 

Download the complete WASHU game notes by clicking HERE (PDF).

EMORY SERIES NOTES – WashU leads the all-time series with Emory, 49-13, and the Bears have won the last four meetings. WashU defeated Emory in both meetings a year ago – 84-67 in Atlanta on Jan. 28 and 82-69 in St. Louis on Feb. 4.

ROCHESTER SERIES NOTES – WashU leads the all-time series with Rochester 39-25, and the Bears swept the season series a year ago – 77-62 on Jan. 26 in Rochester and 77-63 on Feb. 2 in St. Louis.

MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT – WashU men's and women's basketball will celebrate Military Appreciation Night Friday vs. Emory. The evening will feature live National Anthem performances by veterans, a kid's fan tunnel, t-shirt tosses, and more.

HEAD COACH PAT JUCKEM – WashU head coach Pat Juckem (Lawrence, 1995) was named the 24th men's basketball coach in program history on May 1, 2018. Juckem arrived on the Danforth Campus after spending the past six seasons as the head coach at Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He compiled a 95-73 (.565) record at UW-Oshkosh. He also spent seven seasons at Coe (2006-12), and has a 206-158 (.566) overall record in 14 seasons as a head coach.

BEAR TRACKS – Junior center Hank Hunter leads the UAA in field-goal percentage (.667) and is fifth in rebounding (7.8).

– The Bears rank second in the UAA and 32nd in Division III in free-throw percentage at 75.9, and are on pace to break the single-season school record of 74.2 percent set in the 2006-07 season.

– As a team, WashU leads the UAA in field-goal percentage (.483) and rebounding defense (30.7).

– WashU is shooting 36.9 percent from three-point range in seven victories, compared to 25.0 percent in five losses. The Bears also have a +10.0-rebounding margin in wins and a -1.8 in losses.

MEDIA COVERAGE – All 13 home games will be broadcast live at no cost on the WashU Sports Network. Jay Murry will provide play-by-play. Live stats will also be available on the WashU website - washubears.com.