Giffey leads No. 21 UConn over Stony Brook 73-62

Giffey leads No. 21 UConn over Stony Brook 73-62
November 25, 2012, 6:15 pm
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Connecticut's Omar Calhoun, right, drives past Stony Brook's Tommy Brenton during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn., Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)


STORRS, Conn. (AP) Niels Giffey had a career-high 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Connecticut rally for a 73-62 victory over Stony Brook on Sunday.

Shabazz Napier had 15 of his 19 points in the second half for UConn (5-1), and Omar Calhoun added 14.

Dave Coley led Stony Brook (4-2) with 15 points and Tommy Brenton added 14.

The game was tied at 39 when Connecticut began a streak of 3-point shooting that saw it make its final eight attempts from behind the arc. A four-point play by Napier put UConn up 61-47 with just over 4 minutes left and sealed the win.

The Huskies finished 10 of 22 from behind the arc.