San Jose State vs. Saint Mary's: Preview, Score Prediction

San Jose State vs. Saint Mary's: Preview, Score Prediction

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San Jose State vs. Saint Mary's: Preview, Score Prediction

San Jose State vs. Saint Mary’s Preview & Score Prediction


Check out the San Jose State vs. Saint Mary’s game preview and score prediction


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San Jose State (1-2) vs. Saint Mary’s (3-0) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Sunday, November 19th
Tip-off: 5:00pm PT
Venue: The Event Center, San Jose, California
Radio: KLIV 1590 AM
TV/stream: Mountain West Network

Projected San Jose State Lineup

G Jalen James
G Jaycee Hillsmann
F Keith Fisher
F Ryan Welage – has scored 10+ points in each of his last 14 games
C Oumar Barry

Projected Saint Mary’s Lineup

G Jordan Ford
G Emmett Naar
F Calvin Hermanson
F Evan Fitzner
C Jock Landale – Naismith Watch List (16.0/7.7/2.3 in 2017-18)

Why San Jose State Will Win

Well, there’s a reason why they play the games. On paper, San Jose State is immensely mismatched by Saint Mary’s – ranked 21st in the latest AP poll. The Gaels are led by once-in-a-generation player Jock Landale, an excellent rebounder, scorer and team leader. If Ryan Welage draws a matchup against Landale, it will be his most difficult assignment of his career. The one significant factor that is in SJSU’s favor is that Jean Prioleau’s squad is playing with nothing to lose. The Spartans are in rebuild mode and will play only the fourth game of the Prioleau era on Sunday. San Jose State should be a loose bunch while Saint Mary’s runs the risk of being tournament-or-bust with every loss it suffers this season. Prioleau will be looking for signs of positivity on Sunday, taking in the maturity of his group and how they react against facing one of the nation’s premier teams.

KenPom Line

San Jose State +17, o/u: 143

Score Prediction

Saint Mary’s 88, San Jose State 67

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