December 22, 2001

Brown Topples Stony Brook, 87-60

Dec. 22, 2001

Providence, RI -

Sophomore guard Mike Martin scored a career high 21 points, hitting five of six three point attempts, to lead Brown to an 87-60 non-league win over Stony Brook. The win gives Brown a 6-2 record, its best start the 1953-54 Bears opened with the same record.

Brown led from start to finish, opening up an 8-0 margin on a layup by Jaime Kilburn less than three minutes into the game, and leading by as many as 25 points in the half, 31-6 on an Omari Ware layup with 4:56 remaining.

Stony Brook (1-10) trailed 40-18 at the half but outscored the Bears 19-10 to open the half and draw to within 13 points of the Bears, 50-37, on a layup by JonPaul Kobryn with 11:13 left in the game. But that was as close as the Seahawks would get as Martin answered with a three pointer on Brown's next possession to put the Bears ahead 54-37.

Martin scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half, hitting 7 of 9 shots from the field overall. Junior Earl Hunt, the Ivy Leagus'e leading scorer, netted 13 points, while junior Alai Nuualiitia registered a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Kilburn also added 11 points for the Bears.

DJ Munir led the Seahawks with 23 points, while Kobryne added 16 points for Stony Brook.