Stony Brook defeats Cornell 68-59 in overtime

The Associated Press

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Dave Coley scored six points and Tommy Brenton five in overtime to lead Stony Brook over Cornell 68-59 on Wednesday night.

Brenton grabbed the offensive rebound and scored after Bryan Dougher's missed 3-pointer to give Stony Brook a 53-51 lead 35 seconds into the extra period. The Seawolves (4-6) didn't trail the rest of the way.

Brenton came down with his second rebound of overtime, this time on the defensive end, and Dave Coley hit a jumper to stretch Stony Brook's lead to four. With the help of three Cornell turnovers in the final three minutes, Stony Brook would hold on to snap a two-game losing skid.

Brenton finished with 12 points and Coley 10, and Stony Brook outscored the Big Red 17-8 in overtime.

Dougher and Ron Bracey paced Stony Brook with 16 points each.

Drew Ferry led Cornell (4-7) with 15 points.

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