Jan. 8, 2013
Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook women's basketball team will face America East foe Binghamton Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Pritchard Gym. The game will air locally on Optimum 118 and stream nationally online at www.GoSeawolves.org.
Last Time Out
Fueled by a game-best 18 points from junior Chikilra Goodman, 14 of which came in the second half, Stony Brook (9-6, 1-1 AE) overcame a four-point halftime deficit and earned an impressive 48-44 road win at the University of New Hampshire (5-9, 0-2 AE) Saturday. The Philadelphia, Pa., native also dished out a game-high four assists, while leading the Seawolves with seven boards. Senior Jessica Previlon chipped in 12 points on her birthday, as Stony Brook snapped a five-game losing streak against UNH. New Hampshire held a slight edge on boards, 39-38, but Stony Brook owned a 29-25 advantage in defensive rebounds.
Binghamton (2-13, 1-1 AE) most recently suffered a 72-47 home loss to Albany on Jan. 5. Sophomore forward Sherae Swinson paced the Bearcats with 12 points on the afternoon and is averaging a team-best 9.7 points per game. Junior guard Jasbriell Swain is second on the squad with 8.2 points per game and leads Binghamton with 7.9 rebounds per contest.
Though the Bearcats own a 7-14 all-time mark against the Seawolves, the matchup has been much closer recently, with Binghamton holding a slight 3-4 advantage. Stony Brook last defeated Binghamton, 54-37, Jan. 26, 2011 at home.
All of the Lights
The Seawolves will play three regular season games on television in 2013. On Feb. 13, Stony Brook faces off with UMBC, and fans nationwide can watch the action on ESPN3. All America East tournament games will also be streamed live on the broadband network. Additionally, Stony Brook Basketball on Optimum Local is back for a second season, with two women's contests slated to be broadcast live on Channel 118. Residents of Nassau and Suffolk County can catch Wednesday's matchup against Binghamton as well as SBU's game against UMBC on Feb. 20 at 1 p.m.
Senior Dani Klupenger
needs just 14 three-pointers to become the fifth Seawolf to make 100 or more 3's in her career. Klupenger is shooting 31 percent from downtown this year, converting 17-of-50 shots from three-point territory. The senior has just one basket inside the arc this season.
Averaging 10.7 points per game on 47.1 percent shooting, Sabre Protcor has provided a spark off the bench for Stony Brook this season. The junior, who has come off the bench in 11 of 14 games this year, has led the team in scoring five times, including a 25-point outburst against Iona on Dec. 30, and has reached double digits in points on seven occasions. Procter, a transfer from North Carolina A&T, is also shooting 40-of-49 from the free throw line.
Chikilra Be Good
Chikilra Goodman erupted for 14 points in the second half against UNH Saturday and tallied 18 overall in the road victory. The guard leads the team in assists and steals with 51 and 31, respectively. Goodman is third on the team in scoring with 8.3 points per game on 43.5 percent shooting.