STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- UC Iroegbu hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 points and Stony Brook defeated New Hampshire 72-63 on Sunday to split the season series and join the Wildcats in fifth place in the America East Conference.
Junior Saintel added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Seawolves (11-17, 6-8), who avenged a two-point loss to New Hampshire on Jan. 21.
Tanner Leissner scored 27 points on 11-of-17 shooting for the Wildcats (10-18, 6-8), who have lost three straight.
New Hampshire built a 10-point lead after a Leissner bucket with 15:45 left but was outscored 23-11 over the next 11 minutes with Saintel and Akwasi Yeboah leading the way five points each. Iroegbu then added seven points in a 12-2 run for a 70-58 bulge with 53 seconds left.
Stony Brook scored 19 points off 19 turnovers as the Seawolves made 12 steals.
In anticipation to the upcoming basketball season, SEC Now takes a look at a few intriguing storylines around the conference.
According to transcripts of calls read in court on Tuesday, LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their families.
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