Martin Leads Brown To Victory
Dec. 22, 2001
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Mike Martin was 5 of 6 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 21 points Saturday to lead Brown to an 87-60 win over Stony Brook.
Brown (6-2), off to its best start since the 1953-54 season, jumped to a 21-2 lead in the first 11 minutes and raced to a 40-18 halftime lead, holding the Seawolves to 7-of-29 shooting from the field and forcing 16 turnovers.
Stony Brook (1-10) went on a 16-4 run early in the second half to cut the deficit to 50-37, but a Martin 3-pointer, followed by two free throws by Alai Nuualiitia helped the Bears regain control.
A 26-10 Brown run over the next 6:22, capped by a Nuualiitia dunk, gave the Bears a 76-47 lead and put the game away with 4:51 to play.
D.J. Munir of Stony Brook led all scorers with 23 points, including 12 of his team's 18 in the first half. JonPaul Kobryn added 16 off the bench.
Earl Hunt, the Ivy League's leading scorer, had 13 for the Bears, with Nuualiitia and Jaime Kilburn scoring 11 each.
The Bears held Stony Brook to 36.1 percent shooting, while shooting 47.6 percent themselves and outrebounding the visitors 45-37.