For the second time in three years, Stony Brook will play in ESPN's College Basketball Season Tip-Off as the Seawolves will face Rider on Tuesday at 6 a.m. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.
Stony Brook (2-0) is going for its first 3-0 start since 2009 in one of three America East contests on national television Tuesday. Vermont (1-0) will also appear on ESPN's Family of Networks, taking on #23 Connecticut on ESPN3 and SNY at 7 p.m. Only UConn, has more wins among New England's 20 Division I programs than UVM’s 215 since the start of the 2001-02 season. Albany (1-1) will also appear on national TV as it takes on Washington in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off at 9:30 p.m.. Mike Black, America East's active leading scorer, is averaging 17.5 points through two games.
Also on Tuesday, Hartford and New Hampshire will aim for their first wins of the season when they visit Mount St. Mary's and Dartmouth, respectively. Both games start at 7 p.m.
On Monday, UMBC picked up its first win of the season with a 70-52 win over Eastern (Pa.). Reigning America East Player of the Week Ryan Cook led UMBC with 14 points and eight rebounds. Also on Monday, Boston U. fell at Canisius, 83-75.