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Elijah Olaniyis return to Stony Brook sparks flashy offseason

Elijah Olaniyi’s return to Stony Brook sparks flashy offseason

Kenny Spurrell November 14, 2021
Two seasons ago, Stony Brook graduate guard Elijah Olaniyi came into his own, solidifying himself as a star as a junior by putting up averages of 18.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Seawolves finished 20-13 and in second place in the America East, but were bounced by Hartford in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
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Stony Brook’s season ends in first round after blowing 16-point lead to UMass Lowell

Ethan Tam March 1, 2021
Playing the UMass Lowell River Hawks on Feb. 27, the Seawolves were brutalizing a team they had historically dominated (15-1), a team that had never won a conference playoff game before. After halftime, everything fell apart.
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Women’s Basketball offense falters in pair of conference losses

Skyler Gilbert and Kunal Kohli January 23, 2017
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball's six-game home winning streak was snapped as Binghamton took the matinée, 48-40.
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Jameel Warney (No. 20) attempts a layup in a 59-58 win against New Hampshire on Feb. 14, 2016 in Island Federal Credit Union Arena. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Jameel Warney’s No. 20 to be retired in Feb. 18 ceremony

Kunal Kohli January 14, 2017
Stony Brook Athletics will retire former Stony Brook Men’s Basketball star and three time America East Player of the Year Jameel Warney’s No. 20 jersey.
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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

Men’s Basketball runs nation’s longest winning streak to 18

Kunal Kohli February 16, 2016
Earlier in the year, the Seawolves blew out the Wildcats, 80-50. This game proved to be anything but a one-sided affair.
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Stony Brook Senior Guard Carson Purifoy (No. 10, Above)

Stony Brook defeats UMBC with ease, 75-52

Kunal Kohli February 12, 2016
After 18 consecutive missed shots, it was clear that UMBC was simply outmatched against the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team.
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Jameel Warney with his talent and leadership was awarded the America East Player of Year award. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Warney, Puriefoy and McGrew all take home America East honors for Stony Brook

Craig Petraglia March 9, 2015
Last Monday, the America East conference announced its 2014-2015 honors for men’s basketball. Three Seawolves were awarded for their play this season.
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Women’s basketball looks to continue success under new coach

Andrew Eichenholz November 3, 2014
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team, under former head coach Beth O’Boyle, had made a turnaround that people would read about in books.
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