Syracuse, NY – Both Le Moyne College basketball programs will be in action at home against Northeast-10 Conference opponent Stonehill College on Saturday, January 7. men’s teams will continue thereafter, with kick-off scheduled for 3:00 p.m. EST.
Le Moyne College’s women’s basketball team will compete in Saturday’s competition with a 6-2 overall record, including a 4-1 record against the conference competition. The Stonehill Skyhawks will travel to Syracuse with an overall record of 3-4, including a CV 2-3 NE10. Stonehill’s last five games have been canceled or postponed. The last time they played a game was on December 15 at Franklin Pierce, which ended in a 70-59 victory for the Skyhawks. Senior guard Emily Bramanti and Isabella Santaro, along with junior guard Mia Kelly, led the Skyhawks in their victory over the Ravens with 16, 15 and 15 points, respectively. During the year, Bramanti is averaging 19.3 points, a team high, with 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game.
The Dolphins come off an impressive 55-41 victory over Pace on Wednesday. The suffocating defense of Le Moyne and a Lytoya Baker (Rochester, NY / Bishop Kearney) double-double lifted them over the now 11-2 Setters.
Baker provided 13 points and 11 rebounds against Pace after recording 19 points and six rebounds in Le Moyne’s previous victory at American International College on Jan. 1. .
Senior winger Emma Brinker (East Aurora, NY / East Aurora) leads the Dolphins in goals and rebounds, averaging 18 points and 11.1 rebounds per game.
The last time these two programs met on Jan. 11, 2020, the Skyhawks claimed a 61-55 victory at home. When the two teams met in the 2018-19 campaign in Syracuse, the Dolphins earned an 18-point victory.
Le Moyne College men’s basketball team (6-5, 2-2 NE10) have not played a game since their 95-89 overtime win over Florida Southern on December 18. Their last three games have been canceled or postponed. The Dolphins last played a conference game on Dec. 4, when they came away with a 56-55 victory at Southern Connecticut State. The Visiting Skyhawks (7-4, 3-2 NE10) operate on a similar schedule. Stonehill last competed on Dec. 20, when they suffered an 82-60 loss at home to Assumption. Their December 30 clash in Daemen and their January 5 conference game against southern New Hampshire have been postponed. The Skyhawks’ last victory came on December 5, when they beat Saint Anselm 71-70. Head guard Isaiah Burnett led them in scoring in the conference victory with 22 points on 8-16 from the field and 6-11 behind the three-point line. Over the year, Burnett is averaging 13.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.3 steals per game. Senior forward Andrew Sims is the Skyhawks’ leading scorer with 13.8 points per game and 6.9 rebounds.
In his three games this season, a second-year forward Luc Sutherland (Syracuse, NY / West Genesee / Siena / Bryant) is averaging 19.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks. Sutherland scored 27 points in 29 minutes played on 12-17 shots from the field, including 2-3 from behind the arc and had six rebounds in the team’s victory at Florida Southern.
Redshirt-freshman guard Christian davis (Denver, Colo. Mullen / New Hampton School) is pulling 37 percent from behind the three-point line on a team-record 75 attempts so far this season averaging 14.7 points and 6.8 rebounds . Davis has recorded two double doubles during the year and is shooting 92 percent from the free throw line.
6’1 “redshirt-freshman guard Kevin constant (Lawrence, Mass./Central Catholic / Tilton School) is averaging 13.1 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.9 steals per game with 59% shots from the field and 4-6 in – beyond the arc. Constant completed Florida Southern’s stats sheet, ending the overtime victory with 22 points on 6-10 shots from the field and 9-12 from the foul line, as well as four assists, three rebounds, three blocks and three. interceptions.
The last time these two programs met on Jan. 11, 2020, the Skyhawks earned an 80-69 victory at home. During their meeting the previous season in Syracuse, Le Moyne won 66-60.