The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team looks to rebound tonight at The Tank after dropping a pair of games in the 16th Annual Tournament of Heroes.  The Dolphins will clash with the Lightning of Lehman College who is also a perfect 3-0 in CUNYAC play.

Matchup: CSI (4-6, 3-0 CUNYAC) vs. Lehman College (7-3, 3-0 CUNYAC)
Where: Sports & Recreation Center – 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY
Tip-Off:  7:30 pm
Ticket Info:  $5 General Admission
All-Time Series: CSI leads 51-13
Players To Watch (CSI): Rigaud Destime shot 67% over the weekend in 28 total minutes. Whenever Destime came into the game he brought with him an energy that lifted the Dolphins. Christian Taylor also had a solid weekend shooting, converting 67% of his shots, most of which came from off of the dribble jumpers. Jade Spencer cleaned the glass over the weekend, picking up 12 boards in the tournament while adding seven points. In just his second start of the season, Raymond Savage made the most of his opportunity, draining six threes, over the two-day span, in a career-high 31 minutes of action. In that time, he also scored a career-high 14 points.
Players To Watch (LC): The Lightning are led by a trio of players averaging 16+ points per game. Leading the pack with 16.5 is Mylo Mitchell, with Andrew Utate following up with 16.3 points per game while also leading the team with 5.6 rebounds per game. Directing traffic and also averaging 16 points per game is Luis Hernandez. Hernandez also paces the Lightning with 4.9 assists per game.
News & Notes: The Lightning come into tonight’s game on a loss after having their five-game win streak snapped at the hands of SUNY Poly. The Dolphins will look to defend their undefeated CUNYAC record which is 19-0 going back to last year’s undefeated regular season. The Lightning have a potent offense and are averaging 86 points per game while the Dolphins are allowing 80 points per game while scoring just 74 per game. As a team, Lehman College is shooting 42% from three-point range while the Dolphins have shot 33% from the same distance. On the road, Lehman is just 3-2 this season, however, the Dolphins have struggled a bit at home, boasting a 1-3 record. Staten Island has won four of the last five meetings against the Lightning and have won two straight