Stony Brook 57, Albany (NY) 55
Dallis Joyner’s tip-in at the buzzer lifted Stony Brook past
Albany (N.Y.) 57-55 Sunday in the America East Conference
Joyner, who finished with 14 points for the top-seeded Seawolves
(22-8), swooped in for the putback on Dave Coley’s jumper as the
clock expired. Officials reviewed the play after the buzzer
sounded, but the final bucket was upheld.
With 50 seconds left in the contest, Joyner had put Stony Brook
up 55-52 on a layup. But Albany’s Jacob Iati scored his only points
of the game on a clutch 3-pointer to knot it at 55-all with 37
seconds to play. The Seawolves took a timeout with 13 seconds left
to set up an attempt at a game-winner, which would be Joyner’s in
Bryan Dougher led Stony Brook with 15 points, while Gerardo
Suero had 17 for fourth-seeded Albany (19-14).
Stony Brook hosts the tournament championship on Saturday.