Stony Brook's Jameel Warney scored a season-high 29 points and became the leading scorer in Stony Brook's Division I history with 1,631 points in his career. With 11 rebounds, Warney collected his 46th double-double.
After a couple of early ties, Northeastern soon built a 10-point lead and were up 38-27 at halftime when Ford made a layup at the buzzer. Northeastern opened the second half with a 10-2 run, Ford capping it with back-to-back steals and two baskets - one a 3-point play.
Warney brought Stony Brook (4-4) as close as 48-43 with a 3-point play but three straight baskets by Northeastern opened the gap again.