Olaniyi carries Stony Brook past Mass.-Lowell 77-70
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi had a career-high 33 points plus 10 rebounds to out-duel Obadiah Noel and lead Stony Brook to a 77-70 win over UMass Lowell on Wednesday night. Noel led the River Hawks with 31 points, also a career high.
Olaniyi shot 8 for 10 from the line.
The River Hawks’ Noel added 10 rebounds in the losing effort for the road team. Ron Mitchell had 17 points for the River Hawks (9-15, 3-6). Christian Lutete added 10 points and seven rebounds.
The Seawolves improve to 2-0 against the River Hawks for the season. Stony Brook defeated UMass Lowell 84-76 last Wednesday.
Stony Brook faces New Hampshire on the road on Saturday. UMass Lowell plays Maryland-Baltimore County at home on Saturday.