Bryan Dougher scored 16 points and Stony Brook matched a season high with 11 three-pointers in a 63-56 win over New Hampshire last night in an America East game in Durham, N.H.

Leonard Hayes scored in double figures for the fourth time in six games with 11 points, and Anthony Jackson added eight points, including two three-pointers.

"I'm really proud of our effort tonight," coach Steve Pikiell said. "We played hard, made shots and defended well. It's a big win for us against a quality opponent."

The Seawolves improved to 10-14 overall and 5-7 in the America East and moved into fifth place, one-half game behind Albany.

New Hampshire is 11-14 and 5-8.

Stony Brook snapped a two-game skid as well as a seven-game losing streak at Lundholm Gymnasium.

Dougher, Jackson and Dave Coley hit three-pointers on consecutive possessions as Stony Brook stretched a 42-35 lead to a 51-35 with 8:37 left.

But New Hampshire responded with 10-0 run and cut the deficit to 51-45 with 6:09 to play.

Dougher came back with a three-pointer and two free throws to put the Seawolves up 56-45 with 4:10 left.

Stony Brook shot 11-for-24 from three-point range and 41.5 percent overall from the field and limited New Hampshire to 39.6 percent shooting from the field and only 7-for-25 from three-point range.

Tyrone Conley scored 17 points and Chandler Rhoads added 14 points to lead the Wildcats.


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