Maine vs. Stony Brook: Full Game Preview
|Maine||J Edwards 17.4||A Fraser 8.7||X Pollard 4.3|
|Stony Brook||J Warney 12.3||T Brenton 8.1||T Brenton 4.7|
On Saturday, Stony Brook meets Maine. The game gets underway at 2:00 EST and you can see it on Optimum Local. The Seawolves are 5-3 against the Black Bears over the last four years. They won 55-48 on 2/26/2012 the last time they played.
Stony Brook is in 1st place in the conference, Maine is in 6th place.
In their last game, Dave Coley put up 17 points and 8 rebounds in the Seawolves 67-60 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on January 23rd. He is averaging 12.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. For the Black Bears, Alasdair Fraser finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the 71-68 win over Vermont on January 22nd. He leads the team in rebounds with 8.7 per game and blocks with 1.6 per game.
- You get an A for effort, but Stony Brook has emerged victorious against Maine the last 3 times they've played.
- Stony Brook is better under pressure, and has defeated Maine in 5 out of the last 7 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
- Better not leave your building. Stony Brook has a better record on the road than Maine this season (6-3 vs 2-7).
- The Stony Brook three-point leader (Anthony Jackson) has more three-pointers than the Maine three-point leader (Jon Mesghna).
- Anthony Jackson is ranked 9th in the America East in points and 3rd in the America East in three-pointers.
- Stony Brook is a better three-point shooting team (33.0% vs 26.6%) than Maine this season.
- Stony Brook beat Maine by 7 points the last time they played (Feb 26, 2012).
- We just win. Stony Brook has more wins over the last 5 years than Maine (91 vs 67).
- Even computers respect Stony Brook more. We have a better RPI this season than Maine (RPI: #97 vs #257).
- Stony Brook has a better scoring defense (59.8 allowed per game vs 74.5 allowed per game) than Maine this season.
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