GUILDERLAND, N.Y. -- Sam Rowley scored 17 points and grabbed 11 boards as Albany (NY) handed Stony Brook its first conference loss with a 77-67 victory Wednesday night.
Stony Brook went 16-9 early in the first half but Albany came back, taking the lead on a Hooley 3 with 8:36 remaining before the half and extended it to lead 38-33 at the break. In the second, the Great Danes built a double-digit lead on the free throw accuracy of Hooley and Johnson who were each 8 of 10 during the game. The Great Danes were 26 of 32 (81.3 percent) from the line overall.
The Seawolves (15-7, 7-1) committed 24 personal fouls during the game.
Jameel Warney led Stony Brook with 21 points and six rebounds.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.