Seawolf Scoreboard: Losing Streaks Before Finals Break

Men's hoops has lost 4 of 5 heading into break, women three straight.

Men's Basketball

Sacred Heart 75, Stony Brook 66: With the score tied at 54 and over six minutes left to play on Saturday, Sacred Heart went on a 10-0 run to hand Stony Brook its fourth loss in five games. SBU responded with a 6-0 run, but the Pioneers hit their free throws down the stretch to seal the game. Bryan Dougher led the Seawolves with 18 points on 6 three-pointers and Dallis Joyner pulled down 11 rebounds. Sacred Heart had a balanced scoring attack with four players scoring double digits, led by a game-high 19 by Shane Gibson. Stony Brook now has a week off for finals and will look to get back to .500 against nationally-ranked Notre Dame.

Stony Brook 54, Holy Cross 53: Freshman guard Dave Coley scored the biggest bucket of his young collegiate career, a layup with 1.2 seconds left to give the Seawolves a one-point victory last Tuesday. The layup was the first time Stony Brook led in the second half. It was a defensive affair against winless Holy Cross (0-7), as Stony Brook shot just 35.8 percent and Danny Carter was the team's leading scorer with 10 points. Devin Brown scored 21 points for the Crusaders, but Stony Brook forced them into 22 turnovers. The win snapped a three-game losing streak.

Next in action: Sunday, Dec. 19 @ No. 23 Notre Dame, 2:00 p.m.

Women's Basketball

George Washington 69, Stony Brook 49: The Seawolves shot 25.9 percent from the field in the first half on Saturday, leading to a 41-18 halftime deficit that they could not overcome. Sam Landers led the team with 15 points and Destiny Jacobs added her second double double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Stony Brook did recover somewhat in the second half, outscoring the Colonials 31-28. For the game the Seawolves shot only 30 percent from the floor, a season low. After finals, the team continues its season-long five-game road trip against LIU.

George Mason 74, Stony Brook 48: George Mason used an astounding 24-2 run early in the second half to blow the Seawolves out on Thursday. Kirsten Jeter led the team with 11 points on 5-10 shooting and grabbed 7 rebounds while Jabobs scored 9 points to go with 10 rebounds. The game was close in the first half, with the Seawolves holding an early lead before falling behind by 7 at halftime. Stony Brook was held to 36 percent shooting in the loss while George Mason hit 49 percent.

Next in action: Sunday, Dec. 19 @ LIU, 1:00 p.m.


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