Stony Brook 83, UMBC 39
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP)
Jameel Warney added 13 points, Marcus Rouse 12, and Ron Barcey and Carson Puriefoy tallied 10 apiece for Stony Brook, winner of 12 of its last 14.
UMBC built a 20-14 lead, but Stony Brook outscored the Retrievers 33-9 over the next 9:52 to take a commanding 47-29 advantage into the break. The Seawolves made 12 of 16 shots during the run and hit four 3-pointers.
Stony Brook (20-6, 11-2) pushed its lead to 40, 75-35, in the second half on a fast-break layup from Tommy Brenton.
The Seawolves, who also defeated UMBC 67-60 Jan. 23, shot 51.7 percent (30 of 58) while holding the Retrievers (6-20, 4-9) to 26 percent (15 of 57) and forcing 17 turnovers.
Ryan Cook paced UMBC with 15 points.