WATCH: Albany Hits Game Winning 3 to Defeat Stony Brook

Albany's Peter Hooley in a 2014 NCAA Tournament Round of 64 game against the No. 1 seeded Florida Gators. (Getty)

Albany’s Peter Hooley in a 2014 NCAA Tournament Round of 64 game against the No. 1 seeded Florida Gators. (Getty)

Trailing 50-48 in the closing seconds of the America East Championship Game, Albany guard Peter Hooley — in a Robert Horry esque fashion — hit a three-point shot with 1.6 seconds remaining that gave the Great Danes their 2nd consecutive America East Championship and prevented the Stony Brook Seawolves from reaching their first NCAA Tournament.

Here is the shot:

What made the shot more special was Hooley’s back story:

Albany struggled to muster anything on offense for most of the game — as did the Stony Brook. They were 0-for-9 from three-point land in the game until the final shot. Here is the game’s full box score.


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