Lawrenceville, NJ (Sports Network) - Dave Coley and Anthony Jackson each
scored 12 points, as Stony Brook posted a 54-46 win over Rider.
Jameel Warney contributed nine points and nine rebounds for the Seawolves
(3-0), who blew an 11-point lead in the second half of the early Tuesday
morning start before again pulling away.
Nurideen Lindsey scored 17 points and Anthony Myles added 14 for Rider (1-1),
which beat Robert Morris in its opener last Friday.
The Broncs built a 17-11 lead midway through the opening half, but Stony Brook
took control with a 17-0 run. Scott King's three gave the Seawolves the lead
at 18-17 and Ron Bracey's layup with just over a minute left made it 28-17.
Rider scored the last four points and went into the break down seven, but
Stony Brook again opened an 11-point edge early in the second half. A trey by
Myles started Rider's comeback, igniting a 15-4 spurt that Daniel Stewart
capped with a dunk to tie it at 41-41 with just over four minutes remaining.
Coley answered with a jumper to put Stony Brook back on top and Jackson added
a bucket just over a minute later as Rider went cold. Lindsey's triple with
just under a minute to play ended the Broncs' three-minute field goal drought
and made it 48-45, but the Seawolves hit each of their six free throws from
there to seal it.
Stony Brook finished 19-of-24 from the line, while Rider was just 8-of-14 from
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