The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

62° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Center Khari Clark shoots a layup against North Carolina A&T on Saturday, March 16. Clark led the Stony Brook womens basketball team with 14 points in the victory. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball locks down N.C. A&T, advances to CAA title game

Nayden Villorente March 16, 2024

A suffocating defensive display helped the first-seeded Stony Brook women’s basketball team advance to the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) championship game. In yet another low-scoring...

Continue Reading
Shooting guard Victoria Keenan hits an and-one shot against Campbell on Friday, March 15. Keenan scored nine points and hauled in six rebounds in the Stony Brook womens basketball teams playoff win. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball trumps Campbell, advances to CAA semifinals

Cameron Takmil March 15, 2024

A balanced offensive attack and a fast start powered the top-seeded Stony Brook women’s basketball team to a victory in the quarterfinals of the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) tournament. The...

Continue Reading
Small forward Tyler Stephenson-Moore takes a jump shot over Hofstra power forward Darlinstone Dubar on Jan. 22. Stephenson-Moore carried the Stony Brook mens basketball team to victory over the Pride on Monday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball takes down Hofstra to advance to CAA title game

Kenny Spurrell March 11, 2024

The third time was the charm for the seventh-seeded Stony Brook men’s basketball team, as it won the school’s most important Battle of Long Island ever to advance to the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association...

Continue Reading
Center Chris Maidoh lays one up through contact against Delaware on Saturday, March 2. Maidoh played the best game of his career in the Stony Brook mens basketball teams upset win over Drexel on Sunday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Double-OT thriller sends Stony Brook men’s basketball to CAA semifinals

Kenny Spurrell March 10, 2024

Though it never had a lead until the second overtime period, the seventh-seeded Stony Brook men’s basketball team pulled off its biggest win in eight years to advance to the semifinals of the 2024...

Continue Reading
Shooting guard Dean Noll isolates himself against Northeastern point guard Rashad King on Feb. 3. Noll scored a career-high 23 points in the playoff win over Kings Huskies on Saturday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Noll’s career night sends Stony Brook men’s basketball to CAA quarterfinals

Kenny Spurrell March 9, 2024

A career-high 23 points by shooting guard Dean Noll jolted the Stony Brook men’s basketball team to a win in the second round of the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) tournament.  The seventh-seeded...

Continue Reading
Power forward Sherese Pittman lays one up with the left hand against North Carolina A&T on Sunday, March 3. Pittman scored a career-high 30 points to lead the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a big win. CHRISTOPHER YANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball clinches top seed and share of regular-season title

Alex D'Amaro March 4, 2024

Behind power forward Sherese Pittman’s career game, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team clinched the top seed in the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) women’s basketball tournament. With...

Continue Reading
Former Western Michigan Football offensive coordinator Billy Cosh poses for his headshot. Cosh was hired by Stony Brook University as the schools next head football coach. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTERN MICHIGAN ATHLETICS

Stony Brook lands Billy Cosh as new head football coach

Mike Anderson December 12, 2023
A month after removing former head coach Chuck Priore from his position, the Stony Brook football team has found his replacement. On Tuesday evening, ESPN reporter Pete Thamel posted on X (formerly Twitter) that Stony Brook University will hire former Western Michigan University (WMU) offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Billy Cosh.
Read Story
BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

CulinArt cleared of “fraudulent wrongdoing”

Sky Crabtree, Assistant News Editor December 3, 2023
CulinArt, the company Stony Brook University contracts to run the University’s food services, has been cleared of previous allegations of financial fraud against Stony Brook’s Faculty Student Association (FSA) after a third-party investigation failed to find any wrongdoing by the corporation.
Read Story
One of the posters shown during the Oct. 22 protest. There have been multiple protests all over campus.  CHRISTINA MARIE MARIANI/THE STATESMAN

How the Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out at SBU: a deeper look

Sonya Gugliara and Mariam Guirgis November 16, 2023
Major U.S. cities and college campuses are speaking out about the conflict taking place in Gaza and Israel, and Stony Brook University is no different.
Read Story
Former head coach Chuck Priore waits in the tunnel with his team before its season finale against Albany on Saturday, Nov. 11. Priore was fired from his job on Monday morning. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Chuck Priore out as Stony Brook’s head coach

Mike Anderson November 13, 2023
A press release sent out by Stony Brook Athletics has confirmed the firing of long-time head coach Chuck Priore. After the worst two seasons in Stony Brook football history, Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron has made the decision to move on from Priore.
Read Story
Stony Brook students holding Palestines flag during the Palestine march on Oct. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Muslim Student Association holds pro-Palestine protest

Nayden Villorente October 22, 2023
“Free, free, Palestine,” was chanted by hundreds of students outside of the Stony Brook University Union on Oct. 18 — nearly two weeks after war began between Israel and Hamas. “I am just sick and tired of the world giving a blank eye to the Palestinian suffering,” Adan Piracha, a sophomore biochemistry major, said.
Read Story
The Stony Brook womens soccer team celebrates a goal versus Delaware on Sept. 14. The Blue Hens helped the Seawolves clinch a playoff berth on Sunday in a scoreless draw versus the University of North Carolina Wilmington. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s soccer clinches postseason berth with UNCW’s draw at Delaware

Mike Anderson October 22, 2023
Not in control of their own destiny, the Seawolves spent their Sunday afternoon watching the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Seahawks take on the Delaware Blue Hens in Newark, Del. Stony Brook is now in Delaware’s debt, as it shut out UNCW.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman