The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team has now won four straight and will take on the struggling Cougars of Kean University. Kean University is on a three game skid all of which have been lost by 13 points or more. The Dolphins will look to keep their win streak alive with a win at home this afternoon as they take on CUNYAC opponents Hunter College on Wednesday.
CSI vs. KEAN UNIVERSITY AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (12-4 overall, 6-2 CUNYAC) vs. Kean University (2-12 Overall, 2-7 NJAC)
Where: CSI Sports & Rec Center – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY
All-Time Series: Kean leads 10-9
Last Year’s Result: CSI won 70-58
Players To Watch (CSI): Thomas Delahanty is having an incredible senior campaign. Delahanty won the Tournament of Heroes MVP and has continued making strides forward since that game. He is averaging 11.3 points per game along with 6 rebounds per game. Senior Will Fonseca continues to pace the squad in points and rebounds, boasting 22.6 points per contest to go with 9.0 boards. Edin Bracic is averaging 9.1 points per game, and CSI is 12-1 all-time when he scores 10+ points in a game.
Players To Watch (KU): Tommy Soulias lead the Cougars in points per game with 15.4 and is only one of two players to start every game for Kean. Diego Pujols is the other scoring threat on the Cougars as he is pouring in 10.9. On the defensive end, the Cougars spread out the rebounds as six players average 3 rebounds per game.
News and Notes: The Dolphins have won the last five meetings against the Cougars dating back to the 2012 season. When these teams collide at the CSI Sports & Rec Center the Dolphins hold a 6-4 edge against the Cougars. Staten Island has played extremely well at home this year as they boast a 4-1 record and average 85 points per game which is 5 points higher than their overall average.