Stonehill College Skyhawks (11-3, 6-2 NE-10)
Southern Connecticut State University Owls (11-3, 6-1 NE-10)
Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 3:30 p.m.
Moore Fieldhouse - New Haven, Connecticut
LAST TIME THEY MET:
Stonehill 75, Southern Connecticut State 62 (1/21/15 at Easton, Mass.) RECAP
Last time out: Stonehill 71, Le Moyne 65 (1/6/16 at Easton, Mass.) RECAP
Streak: Won 2
#11 Ryan Logan (Jr, F, Fredericktown, Ohio) - 19.4 ppg, .491 FG%, .426 3pt%, .739 FT%, 9.0 rpg, 4.0 apg, 1.1 spg
#10 Carter Smith (Sr, G, Columbus, Ohio) - 15.8 ppg, .507 FG%, .472 3pt%, .814 FT%, 2.3 rpg, 4.1 apg, 1.6 spg
#21 Pierce Cumpstone (Sr, F, Bainbridge Township, Ohio) - 12.7 ppg, .532 FG%, 9.1 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.8 bpg
Notes: Stonehill, ranked second in this week's D2SIDA East Regional poll, is receiving votes in both the NABC and D2SIDA Top 25 polls... The Skyhawks are winners of two straight and eight of ten after Wednesday's win over Le Moyne, led by Pierce Cumpstone's fifth double-double of the year on a season-high 23 points (one shy of his career-best) and career-high 16 rebounds... Cumpstone's five double-doubles are just one behind teammate Ryan Logan's team-high total of six... Skyhawks have posted 13 double-doubles in 14 games this season, with Carter Smith adding two more on points and assists... Logan enters today's game 32 points from becoming the program's 39th 1,000-point scorer, joining Smith two collected his 1,000th point at Bloomfield on December 20... Stonehill ranks fifth in the NE-10 for scoring offense (81.4 ppg) and third in scoring defense (70.4 ppg).
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE
Last time out: Southern Connecticut State 100, Saint Michael's 79 (1/6/16 at New Haven, Conn.) RECAP
Streak: Won 2
#3 Michael Mallory (Jr, G, Waterbury, Conn.) - 22.2 ppg, .428 FG%, .808 FT%, 4.3 rpg, 4.8 apg, 1.5 spg
#24 Desmond Williams (Sr, G, Torrington, Conn.) - 19.1 ppg, .488 FG%, 9.0 rpg, 4.6 apg, 1.9 spg
#1 Isaiah McLeod (Fr, G, Cambridge, Mass.) - 10.4 ppg, .475 FG%, .443 3pt%, .833 FT%, 2.9 rpg, 2.4 apg
Notes: Southern Connecticut State, receiving votes in the NABC poll, is ranked fifth in the D2SIDA East Regional poll... The Owls are winners of two straight and five of six after Wednesday's win over Saint Michael's here at Moore Fieldhouse... Southern is 5-1 at home this season... SCSU has scored 100+ points five times this year, including Wednesday against Saint Michael's, and lead the NE-10 in scoring (91.4 ppg), the only league member scoring over 90 points per game... The Owls rank 13th in the NE-10 for scoring defense (82.2 ppg)... Senior Jack McCarthy scored a career-high 14 points for the Owls on Wednesday night... Junior Michael Mallory ranks second among NE-10 scoring leaders after scoring 22 on Wednesday, while also ranking third in the league for assists per game... He and senior Desmond Williams account for 41.3 ppg this year.