Maroons Fall at NYU 79-69

NEW YORK -- Kyle Stockmal led four New York University players in double figures with 20 points as the Violets defeated the University of Chicago men's basketball team 79-69 in University Athletic Association play Friday night.

Game Summary

  • Carl Yaffe scored all 12 of his points in the first half as NYU (19-4 overall, 8-4 UAA) built a 44-29 lead at the break. NYU closed out the period with a 12-4 run over the final 5:23.

  • NYU increased its lead to 20 points, 56-36, with 16:30 left in the contest.

  • Trailing 77-50 with 6:34 to go, the Maroons (13-10, 6-6) ended the game with a 19-2 run. Senior Tommy Sotos (Elk Grove, Ill./ Conant) accounted for eight points during that stretch.

Statistical Highlights

  • Andy Stein (13) and Ryan Tana (11) also finished in double figures for NYU.

  • Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) paced Chicago with 15 points, while sophomore Derrick Davis (Saginaw, Mich./ Bridgeport) (pictured) added 11.

  • NYU outshot the Maroons 53% to 39% from the field.

Notes

  • NYU swept the season series with Chicago for the first time since 1994-95.

Up Next

  • Chicago travels to Boston to take on Brandeis University in its final regular season road game of the year Sunday at noon (ET).