Southern Connecticut men's basketball defeated American International, 90-72, in a Northeast-10 Conference matchup at James Moore Field House. The Owls improved to 13-7 overall and 7-7 in the NE10, while AIC dropped to 7-13 overall and 5-9 in conference play. Marty Silvera led with 20 points, nine assists, and seven rebounds, as well as four steals. Cherif Diarra had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Josh McGettigan chipped in with 19 points and six rebounds.

By the Numbers
  • Marty Silvera: 20 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds, 4 steals
  • Cherif Diarra: 10 points, 11 rebounds
  • Josh McGettigan: 19 points, 6 rebounds
State of Play
  • Southern Connecticut: 13-7 overall, 7-7 in the NE10
  • American International: 7-13 overall, 5-9 in conference play
  • Upcoming: Southern plays College of Saint Rose on Feb. 3 and hosts Pace on Feb. 7
Bottom Line

Southern Connecticut's decisive win against American International solidifies their standing in the NE10 and sets a positive trajectory for their upcoming games.