UAlbany and Binghamton Clash On Wednesday At SEFCU Arena

UAlbany Sports Information   01-24-2012

 UAlbany (12-9, 4-3 AE)

vs. Binghamton (0-19, 0-7 AE)


 Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7:00 p.m. (ET)


 Albany, N.Y. | SEFCU Arena 


 Ticket Info


 FOX Sports 980


 TWCS Channel 3


Live Stats


Game Notes

 Binghamton notes | UAlbany notes



Albany, N.Y.- UAlbany (12-9, 4-3 AE) has dropped its last two games and looks to get back on the right track against Binghamton (0-19, 0-7 AE) in the SEFCU Arena. The Great Danes are undefeated at home boasting a 7-0 record. UAlbany swept the season series last year. Wednesday's game will be televised on Time Warner Cable Sports channel 3 . Rodger Wyland will handle the play-by-play with John Quattrocchi as the color analyst. The game can also be heard on Fox Sports 980 on WOFX-AM in Albany. Zach Bye will handle the play-by-play.


• UAlbany has proven that the saying "Home Sweet Home" is true. The Great Danes haven't lost a game in SEFCU Arena (7-0) and a big part of that is they are averaging 81.3 points per game there, while holding opponents to a season-best 66.0 points per game. On the flipside, UAlbany has found it tough winning on the road with key conference losses to Stony Brook (81-68),Boston U. (70-57), Vermont (73-69) and overall is 5-7 away from SEFCU. The Great Danes haven't had struggled that bad on offense on the road as they average 69.7 points per game but the defense is having a tough time giving up an average of 73.3 points per game.

Scouting Binghamton
• After reaching the America East quarterfinals last year, Binghamton is winless through 19 games and unable to find a win in the conference through seven. Binghamton (0-19) and Towson (0-20) are the only two Division I teams left in the nation without a win.
• The Bearcats' offense is averaging 55.2 points per game while holding the opponents to a stingy 72.4 points on defense.

All-Time Series
• UAlbany leads Binghamton in the all-time series 58-29. The Great Danes were able to sweep the season series last year, being able to blow out the Bearcats at home, 76-37, and were able to avoid a scare on the road, 57-54.
• Four of the five Great Danes this season were big factors in both victories last season agaainst the Bearcats. Of the five starters this season, Mike Black and Luke Devlin had the most success against Binghamton with Devlin averaging 11 points and nine rebounds and Black averaging 14 points and three assists in two games.

Binghamton Players To Watch
• The Bearcats have two players that are averaging double-digit points on the season.
Robert Mansell is Binghamton's team leader in scoring with 14.2 ppg, shooting 38.2 percent from the floor(84-220)
Ben Dickinson, the Bearcats' 6-foot-9 freshman forward, is averaging 12.3 points per game and grabbing 5.9 boards a game.

Last Time Out
• The Great Danes continues to struggle on the road,losing its second consecutive conference road game to Vermont, 73-69
Gerado Suero had a team-high 16 points and four rebounds
Logan Aronhalt eclipsed the 1,000th point mark with a three from the left corner at Patrick Gymnasium