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Dave Coley leads Stony Brook past Hartford

Stony Brook's Dave Coley (5) drives the baseline

Stony Brook's Dave Coley (5) drives the baseline as St. Francis Ben Mockford (3) defends. (Dec. 1, 2013) Credit: George A. Faella

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Dave Coley scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and had a career-high seven assists to lead Stony Brook past Hartford 73-50 on Sunday.

Coley made 8 of his 13 attempts for Stony Brook (10-6, 2-0 America East), and Jameel Warney finished with 16 points. Ahmad Walker, a redshirt freshman, scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.

Warney hit a jumper and then Coley scored seven straight to open the second half. Coley's three-point play gave Stony Brook a 54-43 lead with 8:50 remaining, and the Seawolves led by double digits the rest of the way.

Nate Sikma scored a layup to give Hartford its largest lead of the game, 20-10 with 8:07 to play in the first half. The Seawolves answered with a 16-5 run to lead 26-25 at halftime.

Wes Cole scored 15 points to lead Hartford (7-11, 1-2).

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