DETROIT (AP) — Jamel Warney scored 23 points and grabbed 19 rebounds and Stony Brook held off Florida Atlantic down the stretch to win 67-61 Saturday.
Florida Atlantic (1-5) tied the game at 40 with 14:30 left in the second period on free throws by D’Andre Johnson, but Warner put Stony Brook (4-2) ahead on a jumper and the Seawolves kept the Owls at arm’s length down the stretch with four free throws by Carson Puriefoy and one by Dave Coley.READ MORE: New Scam Targeting Florida Drivers
Stony Brook shot 39.3 percent from the field on 22-of-56 shooting. Eric Mcallister scored 12 points for the Seawolves and Coley added 10.READ MORE: Hollywood Police Officer Injured In Confrontation With Suspect
Jackson Trapp led the Owls with 20 points, including five 3-pointers, and Pablo Bertone added 11.
Stony Brook reeled off a 20-12 run to open the game but Florida Atlantic cut their advantage to 32-31 at halftime on 3-pointers by Johnson and Bertone. The Owls made 10 of 36 3-point attempts.MORE NEWS: 'My Best Friend Died At The Hands Of A Serial Killer': Loved Ones Mourn Murder Of Sunrise Mother Erika Verdecia
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