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Herd pastes Stony Brook at Hoop Fest

The Associated Press

Binghampton, N.

Monday, November 22, 1999

Binghampton, N.Y. – Tamar Slay had 19 points including four 3-pointers to lead Marshall to a 81-52 win over Stony Brook Sunday in the Binghamton Hoop Fest. The win was the second in two days at the Hoop Fest as the Herd defeated Canisius 85-77 Saturday.

Slay also had two assists and four rebounds in the game and was named MVP for the game.

Stony Brook, 0-2, who is new to Division I basketball this season, scored just three points in the last 10 minutes of the first half and Marshall outscored Stony Brook 35-10 in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Deon Dobbs had eight points and three steals during the second-half run for Marshall.

Marshall, 2-0, had four players who scored in double digits: J.R. Van Hoose had 14 points, Travis Young had 10, and Joda Burgess had 13 points after coming off the bench.

For Stony Brook, Josh Little had 14 points including four 3-pointers.

Slay opened the second half with a pair of three-pointers that gave the herd a double digit lead and they never looked back.

VanHoose’s pair of free throws and a three-point play next time down gave Marshall a 25-point lead at 49-24.

MARSHALL 81, STONY BROOK 52

Stony Brook (0-2) 

Balliro 3-10 2-2 10, McDermott 3-7 1-2 8, Sales 0-3 0-2 0, Little 5-9 0-0 14, Pratta 1-7 0-1 3, Hartman 2-5 2-3 6, Eriksson 2-4 1-2 5, Oloa 0-3 1-4 1, Ware 2-4 1-2 5, Porras 0-1 0-2 0, Pena 0-0 0-0 0, Hunter 0-1 0-1 0, Blades 0-0 0-0 0. Total 18-54 8-21 52.

Marshall (2-0)

Slay 7-11 1-4 19, D.Wright 2-3 2-2 6, VanHoose 5-6 4-5 14, Young 5-8 0-1 10, Jackson 2-3 2-2 7, Johnson 0-2 0-0 0, Burgess 5-11 1-1 13, Evans 2-2 0-1 4, Dobbs 2-8 4-7 8, Wuller 0-0 0-2 0, M.Wright 0-0 0-0 0, Faulkner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-54 14-25 81.

Halftime-Marshall 31, Stony Brook 22. 3-Point goals-Stony Brook 8-27 (Balliro 2-7, McDermott 1-1, Little 4-7, Pratta 1-5, Hartman 0-3, Eriksson 0-1, Ware 0-2, Porras 0-1), Marshall 7-21 (Slay 4-8, Young 0-1, Jackson 1-2, Johnson 0-1, Burgess 2-8, Dobbs 0-1). Fouled out-none. Rebounds-Stony Brook 38 (McDermott 6), Marshall 39 (VanHoose 8). Assists-Stony Brook 8 (Pratta 4), Marshall 12 (Jackson 5). Total fouls-Stony Brook 22, Marshall 22. A-NA.