WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Mark Nwakamma scored 23 points as Hartford defeated Stony Brook 60-55 Sunday for their first win over the Seawolves in their last 10 meetings.
The Hawks (14-10, 7-4 America East) erased a 39-30 second-half deficit with an 11-0 run. John Peterson, Nate Sikma and Evan Cooper hit 3-pointers and Nwakamma's jumper with 15:01 remaining gave Hartford the lead.
Stony Brook (17-6, 8-2) led once more, 45-44 with 8:49 left, but two layups and a 3-pointer by Nwakamma and a jumper by Yolonzo Moore II put Hartford in front to stay in a game postponed from Saturday because of the winter storm in the Northeast.
Hartford's shot 60 percent (12 of 20) in the second half to Stony Brook's 33.3 percent (8 of 24). The Hawks' 14 wins are their most since they went 18-16 in the 2007-08 season.
Jameel Warney's 21 points led Stony Brook, which had won four straight.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.