San Diego State vs. McNeese State: Preview, Score Prediction

San Diego State vs. McNeese State: Preview, Score Prediction

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San Diego State vs. McNeese State: Preview, Score Prediction

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McNeese State (1-1) vs. San Diego State (1-1) Game Preview

Game Info

Date: Saturday, November 17th

Tip-off: 7:30pm PT

Venue: Viejas Arena, San Diego, California

Radio: 1360 AM; 101.5 FM

TV/stream: Mountain West Network

Projected McNeese State Lineup

G Harvey James

G Kalob Ledoux

G Jaren Greenwood

F LaBarrius Hill

F Stephen Ogochukwu – leads team in shot percentage (36.5%)

Projected San Diego State Lineup

G Devin Watson

G Trey Kell

G Jeremy Hemsley – dished out 9 assists vs. Arizona State

F Malik Pope

F Kameron Rooks

Why San Diego State Will Win

San Diego State is coming off a terrible loss against Arizona State and to add insult to injury they lost forward Max Montana for a couple of weeks with a hyperextended knee. With that said the Aztecs are the more talented team and should overpower a smaller Cowboys team that does not start anyone taller than 6-8. The Aztecs will look to run and you can expect them to focus a lot more on their defense after what happened in Tempe. Pope will likely be a key player in the game with his height and ability to stretch the floor. Should the Aztecs not be focused on defense then expect this game to be close for a while. I expect Coach Brian Dutcher to have the guys humble and ready for McNeese State.

KenPom Line

San Diego State -19, o/u: 147

Score Prediction

San Diego State 85, McNeese State 57

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