STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Kyle Williams had 16 of his 21 points in the final 6 1/2 minutes on Saturday night and Norfolk State rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Stony Brook 74-68.
Williams' 3-pointer with 1:42 left made it 67-61 for the Spartans (2-12) and they held on by hitting 7 of 12 free throws from there.
The Seawolves (5-9) led 55-45 before Norfolk State scored 11 straight to take its first lead in over 18 minutes. The run was highlighted by back-to-back 3s from Williams and capped by Bryan Gellineau's layup to make it 56-55 with five minutes left. Stony Brook briefly retook the lead at 57-56 and again at 60-59, but the Spartans went in front for good after that.
St. Mary's come up short in first round defeat to Villanova
Despite shooting well from behind the arc, St. Mary's fell short in a hard-fought 61-57 defeat against defending NCAA Tournament champion Villanova.
Calipari: 'Guess' is Washington out for Round 2
Kentucky coach John Calipari said it'd be his "guess" that leading scorer PJ Washington, who is nursing a sprained left foot, will not play in the team's second-round game Saturday.
Samuels crushes dunk to seal Villanova's win
With a minute remaining in the game, Jermaine Samuels hammers down a dunk to seal Villanova's win over Saint Mary's.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|