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LIU-Brooklyn (5-4, 4-4 D1) at Stony Brook (8-2, 7-2 D1) – 7:00 PM (ESPN3)
Today’s UTR Game of the Day features a pair of Long Island teams – the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds and the resurging Stony Brook Seawolves. The Blackbirds come in to tonight’s game having won 2 of their last 3 games – they won at Saint Peter’s 74-58 following a trip to Northern Ireland that featured a win against Albany and a loss against Marist. Raiquan Clark leads the Blackbirds with 20.6 points a game and 5.8 rebounds a game; Derek Kellogg’s team will again be one of the contenders for the Northeast Conference title this season.
Stony Brook has gotten off to a very good start this season, but did lose in a bit of a surprise at Brown 71-69 over the weekend. They still have wins at George Washington, South Carolina and Rhode Island on their resume so far. Akwasi Yeboah leads the Seawolves with 19.6 points a game and 7.8 rebounds per game; Elijah Olaniyi also averages 11.8 PPG and 5.8 RPG for Stony Brook as well.