NCAA Men's Basketball

UMBC Retrievers (7-25)


Wed. 12/28
@ VaTech 
To Be Announced

Top-seeded Stony Brook holds off UMBC 86-76 in A-East

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Jameel Warney scored 27 points and grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds and top-seeded Stony Brook beat No. 8 seed Maryland, Baltimore County 86-76 Wednesday night in the opening round of the America East tournament.

UMBC was within 67-66 with six minutes left but its front line started to get into foul trouble. Nolan Gerrity fouled out with 5:34 remaining, Cody Joyce followed at the 4:48 mark and Sam Schwietz at 1:23.

Warney missed two free throws with 3:27 left but grabbed the rebound and was fouled after his putback. He didn't complete the 3-point play and Stony Brook (24-6) led 74-71. Warney took advantage of his size inside and made a hook shot for a five-point lead with 2:44 left and UMBC could not get closer than four the rest of the way.

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Leaders
Points: J. Lyles23.0
Rebounds: J. Sherburne4.5
Assists: J. Grant2.4
FG%: J. Lyles47.2%
FT%: R. Elliott81.4%
3P%: W. Darley43.4%
Steals: J. Lyles2.5
Blocks: N. Gerrity0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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America East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Stony Brook 14-2 26-7
Albany 13-3 24-9
Vermont 11-5 23-14
New Hampshire 11-5 20-13
Massachusetts-Lowell 7-9 11-18
Binghamton 5-11 8-22
Hartford 4-12 10-23
Maine 4-12 8-22
UMBC 3-13 7-25
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.1 (202)
Rebounds: 8.7 (314)
Assists: 12.3 (249)
FG%: 44.1% (180)
FT%: 68.3% (244)
3P%: 33.1% (253)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 80.6 (336)
Rebounds: 23.1 (322)
Assists: 15.2 (317)
FG%: 49.6% (347)
FT%: 73.1% (325)
3P%: 38.0% (329)