UMBC vs. Stony Brook – Game Preview – February 16, 2022


Stony Brook Seawolves (21-3, 12-2 America East) host UMBC Retrievers (3-17, 2-8 America East) after Leighah-Amori Wool’s 23-point performance in the Seawolves’ 64-48 victory on UMBC. The game will take place at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.

Stony Brook beat UMBC 64-48 in last team action Monday, led by Wool’s team-high 23 points.

Team-leading Janee’a Summers’ 16 points weren’t enough in UMBC’s 64-48 loss to Stony Brook on Monday in their final game.

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Stony BrookTeam Stats

Stony Brook is averaging 66.7 points per game, 0.4 shy of the 67.1 UMBC gives up per game. The Seawolves are 14-0 this season as they have over 67 points.

This season, the Seawolves have hit a higher shooting percentage than their opponents, shooting 40.7% from the field while limiting the competition to 35.9%. When Stony Brook is shooting better than his season average, the Seawolves are 13-0 this year.

UMBC Team Stats

UMBC enters Wednesday’s game with 52.7 points per game, 3.1 shy of the 55.8 Stony Brook is giving up per game. Even when scoring 56+ points, the Retrievers are 0-2 this season.

Led by Alexia Nelson’s 1.5 steals per game, the Retrievers have won the overall turnover battle this season, forcing 15 takeaways per game while spitting just 17.2 times per game. When Stony Brook commits at least 15 turnovers this season, the Seawolves are 12-2.

Stony Brook players to watch

Anastasia Warren, Stony Brook’s leading scorer, averages 13.1 points per game. India Pagan leads the Seawolves with 6.7 rebounds per game and adds 11.1 points, while Gigi Gonzalez leads the team with 3.6 assists and an average of 10.0 points.

Warren is the main threat to Stony Brook beyond the arc. She paces the team by threes per game, making 1.9 treys per contest with a 40% shooting percentage from deep.

Player stats reflect 23 of 23 games this season.

UMBC players to watch

UMBC leading scorer Summers is averaging 13.5 points and 1.5 steals per game. Onome-Juliet Esadah paces the Retrievers with 7.1 rebounds per game and adds 10.4 points, while Nelson leads the team with 2.5 assists per game averaging 6.7 points.

Summers helps space the floor for UMBC, leading the Retrievers in averaging 1.8 three-pointers per game while shooting 41% from beyond the arc.

Player stats reflect 18 of 18 games this season.

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