The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team returns to action tonight at The Tank for their final home game of the season. Tonight Raymond Savage and Edin Bracic will be honored as the two seniors for the men’s basketball team.
CSI vs. HUNTER COLLEGE
Matchup: College of Staten Island (12-10, 10-3 CUNYAC) vs. Hunter (11-10, 7-5 CUNYAC)
Where: The Tank – 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314
All-Time Series: Hunter leads 50-24
Last Meeting: January 13, 2018 – CSI won 89-76
Players to Watch (CSI): Raymond Savage has had career-highs across the board in his senior season. Savage is averaging 7 points, 3.3 assists, and 2.6 rebounds per game. Savage leads the team in 3-point percentage (30+ attempts) with 36%. Edin Bracic has been a sharpshooter his entire career and has taken 108 3-pointers this season and has converted 35% of them into points. Bracic is averaging 8.3 points per game as well as 3.5 rebounds per game. Leading the Dolphins in scoring is Christian Taylor with 16.5 points per game followed by Adeola Latunji who is adding 15.6 points per game. On the boards, Latunji paces the way with six rebounds per game.
Players to Watch (HC): George Keener leads the Hawks with 13.2 points per game followed by Matt Franks with 12.7. Franks collected 20 points in the last meeting while Gio Gabbidon tallied 13. Danny Fusco leads the team with 2.2 assists per game. Keener will use his quick hands on defense as he leads the team with 34 steals.
News & Notes: The Hawks are scoring 70 points per game while holding opponents to 72 points per game. The Dolphins are averaging 77 points per game and allowing 76 points per game. The Dolphins are losing the rebound battle, getting outrebounded 38 to 39. Staten Island has won the last three meetings and is 20-12 against Hunter College at home all-time. Out of the last 15 meetings, Hunter has only won once which came in 2016 which was a one-point victory in Staten Island, NY.