Freshman Jameel Warney had nine points, nine rebounds and three steals for Stony Brook (3-0), which started the game at 6 a.m. before a sellout crowd of 1,650 at Alumni Gymnasium as part of ESPN's college hoops marathon.
The Seawolves led 28-21 at the half and outrebounded Rider 35-27.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
Tim Legler and Brad Daugherty analyze Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram, the top two picks in the NBA draft, and agree that Simmons will have a more immediate impact.
Dickie V likes the idea of Oklahoma star Buddy Hield teaming up with Anthony Davis in New Orleans. What did he think of other teams' selections?