Stony Brook 68, Albany, N.Y. 59
Tommy Brenton posted a double-double with 13 points and 16
rebounds and Stony Brook beat Albany (N.Y.) 68-59 on Saturday in
the first round of the America East Conference tournament.
The top-seeded Seawolves (22-8) advance to the semifinals
against winner of Saturday’s second game between No. 4 Boston
University-No. 5 Hartford. A Stony Brook win next round would have
the Seawolves, the regular season champions, hosting the league
championship game next Saturday.
Chris Martin added 15 points and conference Player of the Year
Muhammad El-Amin and Bryan Dougher added 12 points apiece for the
Seawolves. Brenton, the league’s rebound leader who was named
second team All-Conference, recorded his seventh double-double of
Albany (7-25) went 10:15 between field goals as Stony Brook
opened a 16-point lead en route to its third win of the season over
the Great Danes.