Stony Brook defeats Maine 58-52
Dallis Joyner scored 10 points and the Stony Brook defense forced 22 turnovers in a 58-52 win over Maine on Saturday.
No other players scored in double figures for the Seawolves, who have won eight of their past nine games.
Tommy Brenton grabbed 15 rebounds and got four of the Seawolves' 13 steals.
Leading 31-30 in the second half, Stony Brook (11-7, 6-1 America East Conference) went on an 8-0 run for a 39-30 lead with 11:12 remaining, giving itself some breathing room down the stretch. A 3-pointer by Bryan Dougher gave the Seawolves their biggest lead at 48-35 with 6:43 remaining.
Maine (8-10, 2-5) shot 36 percent (18 of 50) from the field while Stony Brook made 32.8 percent (21 of 64) of its field goal attempts.
Justin Edwards and Xavier Pollard each scored 14 points for the Black Bears, who have lost five straight.