Stony Brook stuns Washington
The No. 13 Huskies are shocked at home for their first loss, 61-57.
JAMEEL WARNEY banked in a short runner with 30 seconds left to give Stony Brook its first lead and the visiting Seawolves stunned No. 13 Washington last night, 61-57.
Warney finished with 15 points, and Kameron Mitchell added 12 on 4-for-5 three-point shooting.
Stony Brook (7-5) overcame a late, 11-point deficit to upset the Huskies (11-1).
Rayshaun McGrew cut it to three and Carson Puriefoy hit a three-pointer from the left wing with 1:07 left to pull the Seawolves even at 57. Mitchell made three three-pointers during the late run. Stony Brook was 2-for-9 from three-point range in the first half, then made six of its first seven tries in the second.
Robert Upshaw had 10 points and 11 rebounds for Washington.
In other Top 25 games
* At Wisconsin, Frank Kaminsky had 25 points and 11 rebounds as the No. 6 Badgers defeated Buffalo, 68-56.
Sam Dekker added 13 points for Wisconsin (12-1), which opens Big Ten play Wednesday against Penn State. Justin Moss led four Bulls (7-3) in double figures with 14 points.
Other than Kaminsky, the Badgers had a poor first half. While the senior forward went 5-for-10 from the field, the rest of the team was 5-for-22, and Wisconsin trailed 27-26 at the break. It was only the second time this season the Badgers faced a deficit at halftime.
The Badgers found their stroke in the second half and clamped down on the Bulls' penetration. Wisconsin took control with a 14-0 run.
* At Brooklyn, Sir'Dominic Pointer had a career-high 24 points in the No. 17 Red Storm's 82-57 victory over Tulane in the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Tripleheader.
Pointer also added a career-high seven steals, grabbed four rebounds, had four assists and blocked two shots. The 25-point margin of victory was the largest for St. John's this season. The Red Storm has won seven straight and is 11-1 for the first time since 1985-86.
* At Northern Iowa, Nate Buss scored 14 points as the No. 23 Panthers closed out nonconference play with a 74-63 victory over South Dakota State.
Wes Washpun added 12 points, and Seth Tuttle had 11 for the Panthers (11-1).