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SECOND HALF SURGE ALLOWS STONY BROOK TO TOP UMBC MENíS HOOPS, 61-56
Stony Brook, N.Y. Stony Brook used an 18-8 run to start the second half in their come-from-behind win, 61-56 over UMBC at the Indoor Sports Complex Wednesday night. The Seawolves, who trailed 29-21 at the half, took their first lead of the game at 39-37 with 11:30 to play. Stony Brook would never trail again as it snapped a five-game losing streak to improve to 4-8, 1-2 in America East action while the Retievers slipped to 4-8, 1-2.
UMBC jumped out to an early 21-9 lead in the first 10 minutes and extended the lead to 29-16 with 6:15 left in the half. SB held the Retrievers for the remainder of the half and cut the deficit to 29-21 at the break.
Stony Brook's surge continued into the second half as Cori Spencer had six of his game-high 17 points in the decisive 18-8 run at the beginning of the second half.