|Binghamton||J Reed 16.7||J Reed 9.6||J Gray 3.3|
|Stony Brook||J Warney 12.2||T Brenton 8.7||T Brenton 4.9|
Stony Brook battles Binghamton in the quarterfinals of the America East Tournament at SEFCU Arena on Saturday. The game tips off at 6 p.m. EST and it can be seen on ESPN3.com. The Seawolves beat the Bearcats 73-47 on Feb. 12 and are 7-4 against them over the last four years. Stony Brook has won its last six games.
In their last outing, behind 17 points from Carson Puriefoy, the Seawolves defeated Albany 75-70 on Mar. 3. He is averaging 5.2 points and 1.8 rebounds per game. For the Bearcats, Taylor Johnston finished with 16 points in the 59-49 loss to Maryland-Baltimore County on Mar. 3. He contributes 2.6 rebounds per game in addition to his 5.9 points per game.
Stony Brook has a statistical advantage over Binghamton in two key categories. The Seawolves have the upper hand over the Bearcats in assists, 12.5 per game to 8.3 per game. Additionally, Stony Brook has the advantage over Binghamton in scoring, 68.3 points per game to 56.1 points per game.
- Stony Brook is better at defending the three (30.5 percent allowed vs. 35.6 percent allowed) than Binghamton this season.
- Boom! Stony Brook humiliated Binghamton by 26 points the last time they played (Feb 12, 2013).
- Stony Brook has an average margin of victory of 15 over Binghamton in 13 wins since 2000.
- Stony Brook is ranked higher than Binghamton in the America East (No. 1 vs. No. 9).
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Stony Brook currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (980 to 900) than Binghamton, per the NCAA.
- The Stony Brook assist leader (Tommy Brenton, 142 assists) has more assists than the Binghamton assist leader (Jimmy Gray, 97 assists).
- Stony Brook has a better record on the road than Binghamton this season (12-5 vs. 1-14).
- Stony Brook has a significantly better overall winning percentage over the last five years (63.2 percent to 31.8 percent).
- Be afraid. Stony Brook has blown out more teams than Binghamton this season (six blowouts vs. one).
- Stony Brook has a potent offense, scoring more points (68.3 per game vs. 56.1 per game) than Binghamton this season.
- Stony Brook players are more experienced than Binghamton players (14,425 minutes played vs. 12,046 minutes played).