Women's hoops shoots for third straight win at Youngstown St.

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Nov. 29, 2012

Youngstown, Ohio - Winners of three of their last four games, the Stony Brook women's basketball team will close out a four-game road trip on Friday at Youngstown State at 7 p.m.

Last Time Out

The Seawolves (3-2) defeated Robert Morris, 56-48, on Wednesday in Moon Township, Pa. Sophomore Sabre Proctor (Harrisburg, Pa.) made a triumphant return to her home state, scoring 16 points off the bench on 6-of-11 shooting. Freshman Brittany Snow (Shamong, N.J.) added 12 points and senior Jessica Previlon (Brooklyn, N.Y.) came close to a third straight double-double with nine points and eight rebounds.

Youngstown State

The Penguins are off to a 4-1 start with impressive road wins over Pittsburgh, Miami (OH) and Buffalo. Most recently, YSU was dealt its first loss of the year at Northern Kentucky as the Norse scored four points in the final two seconds to steal a win on Tuesday. Youngstown State is led by senior Brandi Brown who is averaging a gaudy 21.0 points and 14.4 rebounds per game.

Cleaning the Glass

The Seawolves have been dominant on the glass this season, outrebounding opponents by an average of 41.4-29.2 (+12.2 margin). Stony Brook has pulled down at least 40 rebounds in each of its last three games and has outrebounded opponents by a 132-79 margin during that span.

Solid Start

SBU is 3-2 to start the season for the first time since the 2005-06 campaign. That year, Stony Brook finished with 20 wins and made its first-ever WNIT appearance.

Getting Defensive

The Seawolves have held opponents to 48 points or less in three of their last four games. For the season, SBU is holding teams to 34% shooting overall.