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Friday, March 15, 2013

New Haven vs. Dominican capsule preview

NCAA DIVISION II TOURNAMENT

NEW HAVEN VS. DOMINICAN
Where: SNHU Fieldhouse, Manchester, N.H.
When: 8:30 p.m.
Video: newhavenchargers.com
Records: New Haven (19-8); Dominican (22-6)

What to look for
Scouting New Haven: New Haven has four players averaging in double figures led by Justin Exum at 15.7. New Haven had its six-game winning streak come to an end in the first round of Northeast-10 Conference tournament against Southern New Hampshire. UNH is making its first appearance in the NCAA DII tournament in nine years. It is 2-7 all-time and have never advanced past the second round. Eric Anderson averages 13 points and 12 rebounds a game. He has led UNH in rebounding in 26 of their 27 games. New Haven is ranked ninth in the nation in scoring defense.

Scouting Dominican: Also nicknamed the Chargers, Dominican is playing in its first NCAA tournament. Coach Joe Clinton won the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference coach of the year award after leading his team to the regular-season title. It was ranked 23rd in the nation's Top 25 poll. Leon Porter leads the team in scoring at 15.3 ppg. He is a slick 5-5 guard who also led the team in assists while hitting 52 3-pointers. Dominican was 2-2 against NE-10 teams this season.

- Bill Cloutier

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