New Hamp. Wildcats @ Sacred Heart Pioneers
Current Records: New Hamp. 4-3, Sacred Heart 4-3
How To Watch
- When: Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: William Pitt Center - West Gym -- Fairfield, Connecticut
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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- Ticket Cost: $18.90
What to Know
The New Hamp. Wildcats' road trip will continue as they head out to face the Sacred Heart Pioneers at 7:00 p.m. ET on November 30th at William Pitt Center - West Gym. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W'.
New Hamp. was no doubt aware that the odds were against they in their matchup with UConn but that awareness did nothing to prevent the predicted outcome. The Wildcats suffered a grim 84-64 defeat to the Huskies on Monday. New Hamp. has not had much luck with UConn recently, as the team's come up short the last three times they've met.
Despite their defeat, New Hamp. saw several players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. Ahmad Robinson, who scored 19 points along with 6 assists, was perhaps the best of all. Another player making a difference was Jaxson Baker, who went 6 for 10 from beyond the arc en route to 20 points and 0 assists.
New Hamp. struggled to get the ball back on offense and finished the game with only four offensive rebounds. They were smoked by their opponents in that department as UConn pulled down 16.
Meanwhile, after soaring to 89 points the game before, Sacred Heart faltered in their contest on Sunday. They fell 64-55 to the Hawks.
Even though the team lost, they still had their share of impressive performances. One of the most dominant came from Alex Sobel, who scored 13 points along with 7 rebounds and 4 steals. The team also got some help courtesy of Nico Galette, who scored 16 points along with 6 rebounds and 3 steals.
Their wins bumped the Wildcats to 4-3 and the Huskies to 7-0.
While Sacred Heart and New Hamp. both let their fans down in their last outings, both still covered. Looking ahead to Thursday, Sacred Heart is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. For those looking to play the spread, keep Sacred Heart in mind: they have a solid 5-1 record against the spread this season.
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: New Hamp. have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 38.6 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Sacred Heart struggles in that department as they've been even better at 39.9 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other NCAA Basketball content.
Sacred Heart is a 4.5-point favorite against New Hamp., according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Pioneers as a 4-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 151 points.
Sacred Heart won the only game these two teams have played in the last year.
- Nov 30, 2022 - Sacred Heart 66 vs. New Hamp. 61