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Stony Brook gets 5 in doubles, tops Maine 79-69

Stony Brook gets 5 in doubles, tops Maine 79-69

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Tommy Benton posted a triple-double and Eric McAlister scored 22 points to lead Stony Brook to a 79-69 victory over Maine Saturday in America East action.

The first-place Seawolves (15-5, 6-1) had five players in double figures. While McAlister had a game-high 22, Brenton scored 15 points, grabbed 14 rebounds (5 offensive) and had 11 assists. It's Stony Brook's first triple-double in 14 seasons of Division I play.

Also scoring in double figures for the Seawolves were Dave Coley (13 points), Marcus Rouse (11 off the bench, including nine on three 3-pointers) and Anthony Jackson (10).

For Maine (8-12, 3-4), guard Justin Edwards recorded a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Zarko Valjarevic led the Bears with 21 points.

Stony Brook, which led 31-22 at halftime, had a decisive edge at the free throw line. The Seawolves hit 18 of 28 foul shots. Maine was just 8 for 24.

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It took three minutes for the Wizards and Raptors to get into a Game 3 altercation

It took three minutes for the Wizards and Raptors to get into a Game 3 altercation

WASHINGTON —  It didn't take long for playoff basketball to escalate in the nation’s capital.

Less than three minutes to be exact.

On only the fifth possession of Game 3 between the Wizards and Raptors at Capital One Arena, Wizards forward Markieff Morris and Raptors forward OG Anunoby got tangled up and let their emotions out.

From the initial look it appeared that Morris just got tripped up in setting a screen, but if you look more closely, Anunoby appeared to pull down Morris from the back.

Even though a foul was called, Morris made sure that Anunoby knew his displeasure and even threw an extra shove at Serge Ibaka.

Both Morris and Anunoby received a technical foul after the altercation.

Once again the Wizards getting physical in a playoff series. 

MORE ON THE WIZARDS-RAPTORS SERIES:

THE DRAKE-WIZARDS TRASH TALK WON'T STOP

HISTORIC ODDS FOR TEAMS THAT GO DOWN 0-2

BROOKS MAY CHANGE STARTING LINEUP FOR GAME 3

 

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

The Caps looked to be in real trouble after blowing leads and losing in overtime in both Game 1 and Game 2.

After two straight wins, however, Washington is in control against the Columbus Blue Jackets as the series returns to Washington, D.C. for Game 5. 

On the latest eipisode of the Capitals Faceoff Podcast, JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about what changed for the Capitals between Game 2 and 3, as well as resetting their series predictions.

And as always, they answer several viewer questions.

Check out their latest episode in the player below or listen on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast page