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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Expectations high in Stony Brook despite rapid turnover for Men’s Basketball

Ethan Tam November 17, 2020
The plan was to ride a roster full of seniors to glory in what would have been the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s best chance at reaching the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament since 2016.
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Miles Latimer in the opening game this season against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Numerous players explore departure from Stony Brook

Ethan Tam April 1, 2020
Sophomore guard Miles Latimer entered the NCAA transfer portal on March 20. On March 30, he officially announced that he would be transferring to the Bucknell Bison of the Patriot League.
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Gueye with the ball during the Stony Brook mens basketball teams home game against Vermont on Thursday. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook falters late in ESPNU battle with Vermont

Ethan Tam February 22, 2020
When Vermont redshirt-senior guard Everett Duncan hit a trifecta of 3-pointers over a two and a half minute span to put his team up by 12 points with under two minutes remaining in the game, he made sure to glare at the same people who had harassed him for hours — this time, with a smirk on his face.
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. 

Stony Brook upsets Vermont on the road for massive conference victory

Ethan Tam January 10, 2020
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team stepped into the Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vermont having not beaten the Vermont Catamounts in nearly four years.
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Freshman guard Miles Latimer in a game against Quinnipiac on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Latimer had a career-high five three-pointers against Binghamton. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball falls to Vermont in battle for first place in America East

Gregory Zarb January 27, 2019
Even in a packed house, Stony Brook wasn’t able to get over that final hump to take a late lead over Vermont.
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Redshirt freshman forward Akwasi Yeboah drives to the basket in a game against Binghamton on Feb. 18. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball loses at Vermont, to host Binghamton in playoffs Wed.

Skyler Gilbert February 26, 2017
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team ended its regular season in Burlington, Vermont on Saturday afternoon, falling to the top-ranked Catamounts, 66-51.
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