Stony Brook knocks Albany into No. 4 seed, 73-68
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Anthony Jackson’s two free throws with eight seconds left gave Stony Brook a 73-68 win over Albany in the regular season finale Sunday afternoon.
Stony Brook (21-9, 13-3) had the No. 2 seed into the America East Conference tournament locked up going into the game, but the loss knocked Albany (15-14, 9-7) out of a tie with Hartford for third and into the No. 4 seed. The Great Danes host the conference tournament, which begins Saturday.
Dave Coley scored 17 points to lead the Seawolves, hitting 5 of 8 shots from distance. Jackson and Eric McAlister each added 13 points while Ahmad Walker and Jameel Warney contributed 11 and 10 points, respectively. Stony Brook shot 26 of 54 from the field (48.1 percent) and was 15 of 21 from the line.
The Great Danes got 15 points from three different starters: Peter Hooley, D.J. Evans and Sam Rowley.