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Junior Forward Roland Nyama (No. 24, above) shoots a free throw on Dec. 5th, 2015. He led the team in scoring with 16 points against Columbia in the mens home opener. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook drops season-opener to Columbia despite Nyama’s 16

Kunal Kohli November 12, 2016
“It’s a tough shot,” Nyama said with a laugh. “I’m, what, six inches taller than the kid? And the kid swished it over me. It just wasn’t meant to be, I guess.”
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Freshman guard Adrew Garcia (No. 23, second from the left on the bottom row) out for the season due to injury. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Men’s Basketball Preview: The dawn of the Jeff Boals era

Kunal Kohli November 10, 2016
The crowd is gone. The confetti is all swept up. All that remains of the championship team is a lone starter and a bevy of back ups.
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U.C. Iroegbu: Structure and numbers fuel transfer’s will to succeed

U.C. Iroegbu: Structure and numbers fuel transfer’s will to succeed

Kunal Kohli November 8, 2016
Iroegbu is one of three transfers on the team. Junior forward Junior Saintel and sophomore guard Blair Mendy join him as newcomers from the junior college system.
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Redshirt senior running back Stacey Bedell breaks through a tackle. The Seawolves fell to the Tribe ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Upon Further Review: Same Seawolves, different year

Kunal Kohli November 6, 2016
Stony Brook, for the second year in a row, went from a playoff team to just barely being able to make it across the finish line.
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Two-Minute Drill: William & Mary 14, Stony Brook 9

Two-Minute Drill: William & Mary 14, Stony Brook 9

Kunal Kohli November 5, 2016
Stony Brook Football’s offense stalled as it fell to William & Mary, 14-9, on Saturday. The loss is the second in a row for the Seawolves.
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Volleyball collapses, drops last three sets

Volleyball collapses, drops last three sets

Kunal Kohli October 23, 2016
“Our focus has been on improving since day one,” head coach Coley Pawlikowski said. “We’re getting better, we’re improving everyday. That’s all we can hope for.”
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37 left) tackles a player in a game agstin Sacred Heart University on Sept. 24. He forced three fumbles and three sacks against Delaware on Oct. 22. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Upon Further Review: Haggart’s big game sparks defensive line

Kunal Kohli October 23, 2016
Stony Brook’s defensive line is looking a lot better than it was early in the season.
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Junior wide receiver Sherman Alston Jr. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Upon Further Review: Alston Jr.’s kick returns spark stagnant offense

Kunal Kohli October 16, 2016
Alston Jr. proved to be the explosive catalyst that the team desperately needed. His play on the special teams made it possible for Stony Brook to beat Rhode Island.
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Senior Forward Jameel Warney (No. 20, left) poured in 16 points in Stony Brooks 18th-straight victory.  ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Jameel Warney waived by Mavs, to test D-League waters

Kunal Kohli October 16, 2016
After spending the preseason and summer league with the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, former Stony Brook forward Jameel Warney was waived.
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Junior running back Stacey Bedell carries the ball ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Two-minute drill: Stony Brook 14, Rhode Island, 3

Kunal Kohli October 15, 2016
A pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns gave Stony Brook Football the push it needed to defeat Rhode Island, 14-3, in Saturday’s Homecoming at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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Redshirt Sophomore Quarterback Joe Carbone (No. 10, above) takes a snap during Stony Brooks game against Sacred Heart. He had one rushing touchdown against Towson this weekend. EVAN YUSON/STATESMAN FILE

Upon Further Review: Carbone is better as a secondary option

Kunal Kohli October 9, 2016
Against Richmond, Joe Carbone was used as a secondary offensive option in Stacey Bedell’s best game of the season. Carbone also had his best game of the season, but as a game manager rather than a downfield passer.
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Ochi looks for his place in NFL

Ochi looks for his place in NFL

Kunal Kohli October 2, 2016
Stony Brook Football’s all-time sacks leader Victor Ochi made his return to New York after signing with the New York Jets’ practice squad on Sept. 13.
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