Men's Hoop Plays Host to Saint Michael's in NE10 Opener Wednesday

Southern New Hampshire (2-0, 0-0 NE10)
vs.
Saint Michael's (2-0, 0-0 NE10)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
Stan Spirou Field House - Manchester, N.H.

 

 

Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics
Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics

 

Series: SNHU leads, 35-13
Last Meeting: SNHU 96, Saint Michael's 94 - OT (01/31/18 at Manchester, N.H.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last Time Out:
 SNHU 76, Dominican (N.Y.) 74 (11/11/18 at Manchester, N.H.)
Streak: Won 2
Leading Scorers:
#11 Daquaise Andrews, Sr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 22.0 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 4.0 APG, 3.0 SPG, .778 FT%
#10 Shawn Montague, Jr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 20.5 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 1.0 APG, 2.0 SPG, .593 FG%
#22 Eamonn Joyce, Jr., F – 2/2 G/GS, 15.5 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.0 BPG, .438 FG%, .500 3-FG%, .867 FT%
#4 Charlie Russo, Sr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 7.5 PPG, 1.5 APG, 1.000 FT% 

Notes: Southern New Hampshire began the season 2-0 for the fifth straight time Sunday by pulling out a 76-74 victory over Dominican (N.Y.) ... the Penmen trailed, 71-67, with under four minutes remaining in regulation when senior Daquaise Andrews (Queens, N.Y.) led a 7-3 run with six points, including the go-ahead basket with less than a minute to go, to lift SNHU to victory ... junior Shawn Montague (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) poured in a game-high 27 points (10-14 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 6-9 FT) and gathered nine rebounds, while Andrews netted 22 points (6-15 FG, 10-12 FT) for the second straight night to go with seven rebounds, three assists and three steals ... junior Eamonn Joyce (Medford, Mass.) rounded out the double-figure scorers for the Penmen with 14 points (3-7 FG, 1-3 3-FG, 7-7 FT) and six boards ... SNHU has won 10 of 12 against Saint Michael's, including six straight at the Field House ... the last time the Penmen lost to the Purple Knights at home was Nov. 16, 2011.

SAINT MICHAEL'S
Last Time Out: Saint Michael's 93, Molloy 88 (11/10/18 at Worcester, Mass.)
Streak: Won 2
Leading Scorers:
#12 Levi Holmes III, Sr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 31.0 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.5 SPG, .576 FG%, .538 3FG%, .895 FT%
#3 Derek Cheatom, Sr., G – 2/2 G/GS, 23.5 PPG, 9.5 RPG, 5.0 APG, 1.0 SPG, 1.0 BPG, .500 FG%, .400 3FG%, .917 FT%
#34 Eli DiGrande, Jr., F – 2/0 G/GS, 17.0 PPG, 7.5 RPG, .652 FG%, 1.000 FT%
#20 Winston Jones II, Sr., F – 2/2 G/GS, 8.0 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1.0 BPG

Notes: Saint Michael's started the season 2-0 for the first team in five years with a 93-88 win over Molloy on Sunday ... the Purple Knights crafted a 53-36 halftime advantage, but Molloy would pull within 92-88 with three seconds left before a free throw from Saint Michael's with 1.4 on the clock ended it ... senior Levi Holmes III dropped 37 points (12-18 FG, 7-10 3-FG, 6-6 FT), while classmate Derek Cheatom posted 24 points (7-14 FG, 3-7 3-FG, 7-8 FT), 12 rebounds and three assists ... junior Eli DiGrande recorded 14 points (5-10 FG, 1-2 3-FG, 3-3 FT) and 10 boards off the bench.