America East Tournament - Recap - Albany Defeats Stony Brook 61-59

America East Tournament - Recap - Albany Defeats Stony Brook 61-59

Albany grabbed a 61-59 win over Stony Brook on Sunday, behind a 16-point effort from Mike Black at SEFCU Arena.

Bettors who backed Albany were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5 at sportsbooks.

Albany got 14 points from Jacob Iati and another 9 points from Gary Johnson. Mike Black contributed 4 assists, while Sam Rowley cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Stony Brook got 16 points from Carson Puriefoy in a losing cause and another 15 points from Dave Coley. Tommy Brenton contributed 1 assists for them, while Tommy Brenton had 12 rebounds.

Albany led at halftime, 28-22.

The rebound battle favored Albany as they grabbed 38 boards, while Stony Brook only had 32.