Stonehill College Skyhawks (11-4, 6-3 NE-10)
University of New Haven Chargers (4-10, 1-7 NE-10)
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Paula Sullivan Court at Merkert Gymnasium - Easton, Massachusetts
LAST TIME THEY MET:
Stonehill 63, New Haven 53 (1/24/15 at West Haven, Conn.) RECAP
Last time out: Southern Connecticut State 94, Stonehill 78 (1/9/16 at New Haven, Conn.) RECAP
Streak: Lost 1
Notes: Stonehill, receiving votes in both the NABC and D2SIDA Division II polls released last week and ranked fifth in this week's D2SIDA East Regional poll, returns home where it has posted a 7-1 record this season after dropping a 94-78 decision at Southern Connecticut State on Saturday. Junior Ryan Logan (Fredericktown, Ohio) leads the Skyhawks with 19.2 points per game, shooting 48.7-percent from the field, including 44.8% (26-58) from three-point distance, while converting 75% (36-48) of his free-throws with 8.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.2 steals per game. Senior Carter Smith (Columbus, Ohio) adds 15.9 points on 51% shooting, including 49% (47-96) from beyond the arc, while converting 82.2% (37-45) of his free-throws and contributing 2.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.5 steals, while classmate Pierce Cumpstone (Bainbridge Township, Ohio) contributes 12.4 points on 52.6% shooting from the floor with 8.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots per game. Stonehill ranks fourth in the NE-10 for scoring defense (72.0 ppg) and fifth for scoring offense (81.1 ppg), while ranking second for three-point percentage (.405), assists per game (17.0) and fewest fouls committed per game (15.7), fourth for field goal percentage (.472) and rebound margin (+5.7), fifth for steals per game (6.8) and seventh for free-throw percentage (.722).
Last time out: Bentley 76, New Haven 50 (1/9/16 at West Haven, Conn.) RECAP
Streak: Lost 5
Notes: New Haven enters tonight's game having lost five straight after a 76-50 setback to Bentley at home on Saturday. Junior Jemal Mosley (Spring Valley, N.Y.) led the Chargers with 14 points on 6-of-14 shooting, including 2-for-5 from three-point range, with four rebounds, while senior Joshua Guddemi (Nottingham, England) added 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 2-for-2 from beyond the arc, with two rebounds and four assists. Mosley leads UNH with 19 points per game on 50-percent shooting, including 45.9% (28-for-61) from three-point range, 78.1% (25-32) from the line, 4.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists. Freshman Michael Bourke (South Orange, N.J.) adds 16.5 points, shooting 88.3% (53-60) from the line, with 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, while sophomore Levy Gillespie (Meriden, Conn.) contributes 12 points on 83.8% shooting at the line (31-37), with 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. New Haven leads the NE-10 in scoring defense (68.9 ppg) and fewest turnovers per game (11.2), ranking fifth for three-point percentage defense (.344) and sixth for field goal percentage defense (.435), while ranking 15th in scoring offense (65.8 ppg), ninth in three-point percentage (.424) and free-throw percentage (.705), 13th for field goal percentage (.424) and fourth for fewest fouls committed per game (17.0).