NCAA Game Summary - Illinois at Stony Brook
(Wednesday, March 17th)
Final Score: Illinois 76, Stony Brook 66
Stony Brook, NY (Sports Network) - Demetri McCamey racked up 16 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds to lead the top-seeded Illinois Fighting Illini to a 76-66 victory over the eighth-seeded Stony Brook Seawolves in the first round of the 2010 NIT.
Mike Davis netted 17 points for Illinois (20-14), which will take on Kent State in the second round. The Illini also got 16 points from D.J. Richardson.
Bryan Dougher nailed five three-pointers en route to 21 points in defeat for Stony Brook (22-10).
Stony Brook jumped out to an early 7-0 lead, but Illinois finally got on track and managed to grab a 38-36 halftime edge.
The Illini opened the second half with a 10-2 run and never trailed in the final stanza.
Illinois was unable to host this game because the team's home arena was booked for a Cirque du Soleil event, enabling the Seawolves to host a postseason game for the first time as a Division I squad.
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