The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team looks to build off of their first win of the season tonight against Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
CSI VS. STEVENS AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (3-1) vs. Stevens (3-2)
Where: Canavan Arena – Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ
Live Stats: http://www.statbroadcast.com/events/statbroadcast.php?t=1&gid=sit
Live Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/stevens/
All-Time Series: Stevens leads, 9-4
Last Meeting: November 29, 2017 – Stevens won, 77-67
Players to Watch (CSI): Andrew Kartalis has given quality minutes to the team when coming off of the bench and was recently named CUNYAC Rookie of the Week after recording his first career double-double. Kartalis is second on the team with 6.8 points per game and adds 1.6 steals per game. Christian Taylor continues to pace the Dolphins in scoring, averaging 21 points per game on 46% shooting from the floor. Sitting right behind him is Adeola Latunji with 18.6 points per game while shooting 52% from the floor and averaging a team-high 6.8 rebounds per game.
Players to Watch (SIT): Jayson Winick sits second on the team with 12.2 points per game and leads the team with a total of 61 points. Winick leads the team with 1.8 assists per game but also leads with 12 turnovers through just five games. Living around the rim, Alec DiPietrantonio collects 7 rebounds and adds 10.6 points per game, however, while defending his own he has the whistle blown on him the most out of any other Duck this season. Michael Zignorski is the three-point threat for the Ducks, converting 35% of his chances.
News & Notes: Over the last five meetings the Dolphins have won three of them, however, the Ducks have won the two most recent meetings. Both the Dolphins and Ducks have played ranked opponents this season with the Ducks coming out victorious against #16 NJCU while the Dolphins fell to #18 Emory. Stevens steps on the court tonight coming off of a loss while Staten Island will come in off of a win and with the confidence needed to pick up their second in a row.