DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team (14-11, 5-6 AE) is set for a road matchup with Binghamton University (12-5, 3-9 AE) and aims to snap a four-game losing streak, at the Events Center.
The Wildcats return home on Wednesday, Feb. 15 (7 PM) to take on America East rival University of Maine on ESPN3. It’s Light Up Lundholm night as every fan in attendance will receive a foam light stick. Tickets are available HERE.
Cat Facts •Senior Daniel Dion (Cedar Park, Texas) scored a career-high 25 points and drilled a personal-best seven threes, one shy of tying the program’s single-game record at Vermont.
•New Hampshire has two 600-career rebounders in juniors Tanner Leissner (Converse, Texas) and Iba Camara (Dakar Senegal) for the first time in program history.
•UNH looks to snap a four-game losing streak, the longest streak without a win since the 2014-15 season when the team lost five straight from Dec. 20 to Jan. 6.
•Camara collected his 25th 10+ rebound game, leading the team, with 13 boards at Vermont.
•Dion ranks 13th in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (45.6 percent) and 14th in threes per game (3.32 per game).
•UNH looks to continue the win streak against Binghamton and stretch it to seven straight games.
•Leissner is tied for second all-time in made free throws (334), seven shy of breaking the program’s all-time record.
•Dion is tied for second all-time at UNH in threes made with 233. He needs 17 more to break the program record of 249 career threes.
Lights Out Dion
Dion is shooting an unbelievable 45.6 percent from beyond the arc with 83 threes made so far this season. The senior drilled seven threes at Vermont (Feb. 9) which was one shy of tying the program record of 3-pointers in a game (8 by Tommy MacDonald in 1993. The Texas native needs five more threes to break the program record all-time for 3-pointers made in a single season currently held by Matt Alosa and Tyrece Gibbs at 87. His 182 threes attempted this year ranks seventh all-time in a single-season.