Stony Brook surges past Mount Ida 80-43

Bryan Dougher scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half as

Stony Brook overpowered Mount Ida College 80-43 on Sunday.

The Seawolves (1-1) led 34-29 at halftime, then blew out the

Mustangs 46-14 in the second half.

Mount Ida, a Division III school counting the game as an

exhibition, took an 8-2 lead and led 27-23 with 3:08 to go before

halftime.

Stony Brook closed out the period on an 11-2 run, then opened

the second half on an 11-0 tear. The Mustangs were scoreless the

last 3:58.

The Seawolves shot 45.1 percent from the field (23 of 51)

compared to 27.4 percent (17 of 62) for Mount Ida.

Stony Brook also hit 24 of 31 free throws – 16 of 20 in the

first half as the Mustangs committed 15 fouls. The Mustangs were

just 1 of 6 from the foul line.

Al Rapier added 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Seawolves.

Isiah Benjamin led the Mustangs with 13 points.