The College of Staten Island men’s basketball team will look to keep rolling tonight against Brooklyn College. Both teams come in on a winning streak and will want to keep that alive. Brooklyn has yet to lose a CUNYAC game this season and Staten Island will look to give them their first blemish of the season.
CSI VS. BROOKLYN COLLEGE AT-A-GLANCE
Matchup: CSI (8-6, 4-1 CUNYAC) vs. Brooklyn (8-4, 3-0 CUNYAC)
Where: West Quad Center – 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY
All-Time Series: Staten Island leads 44-16
Last Meeting: February 17, 2018 – Staten Island won 74-73
Players to Watch (CSI): Austin Mick is coming off of a career and record-setting night. Mick buried 9, 3-point shots in the win over Hunter College, tallying 29 points. Mick will hope to have the same success tonight against a Bulldog team that is on a two-game win streak. Christian Taylor continues to light up the stat sheet after recording his third double-double of the season after scoring 19 points and grabbing 15 rebounds. Stephen Flagg has been outstanding for the Dolphins and given them a third scoring option. Flagg poured in 15 points and dished out 10 assists in the win and will need that to continue to get past Brooklyn College.
Players to Watch (BC): Anthony McClean paces the Bulldogs with 14.3 points per game while shooting 40% from the floor. McClean is also shooting 35% from behind the arc. Noah Shy is second on the team with 12.7 points and is the only Bulldog that has started all 12 games this season. All five Brooklyn starters are averaging double-digit points per game. Michael Tesoriero is the floor general, dishing out 6.2 assists per game while Alpha Bah leads the team with 5.1 rebounds per game.
News & Notes: The Dolphins have won five straight against the Bulldogs and narrowly defeated them by one point in the CUNYAC Quarterfinals. Staten Island has been stout on the road against Brooklyn, posting a 20-8 record at the West Quad Center. Both teams come into tonight’s contest on a win streak with the Dolphins winning six straight. This season, the Dolphins are 4-4 on the road while the Bulldogs are 4-2 on their home court.