BALTIMORE -- Dave Coley scored a game-high 17 points and Stony Brook never trailed in defeating Maryland-Baltimore County 67-60 Wednesday night in an America East Conference game.
Stony Brook had a huge, decisive edge at the free-throw line. The Seawolves were 20 for 26 from the stripe, while UMBC took just 7 free throws, hitting 5 of 7.
Stony Brook's 5-of-11 3-point shooting included two treys apiece by Puriefoy and Coley, who also grabbed eight rebounds. The Seawolves had a 42-34 rebounding advantage.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Badgers for his senior season.