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Point guard Gigi Gonzalez penetrates through Hofstra point guard Micaela Carter on Friday, Feb. 16. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a victory with 24 points and six assists against the Pride. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball crushes Hofstra to sweep season series

Kevin Yu February 17, 2024

Despite starting out poorly on defense, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team finished with yet another terrific effort on that end to sweep the Battle of Long Island. For the eighth time in...

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Several Stony Brook womens basketball players cheer on their teammates from the sideline during a game versus Towson on Friday, Feb. 9. The Seawolves will host Hofstra tomorrow night. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball to host round two of Battle of Long Island

Alex D'Amaro February 15, 2024

With less than a month left until the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) women’s basketball tournament, every game is a must-win for the Stony Brook women’s basketball team. The Seawolves...

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Center Khari Clark puts up a layup against Towson on Friday, Feb. 9. Clark led the Stony Brook womens basketball team with 15 points and nine rebounds on Sunday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball pummels Northeastern behind historic defense

Kenny Spurrell February 12, 2024

After putting in its worst defensive performance of the season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played its best defense in over eight years. The Seawolves (19-3, 9-2 CAA) were shipped...

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Power forward Sherese Pittman handles the ball against Drexel on Sunday, Jan. 28. Pittman racked up 16 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in a win over Hofstra on Friday. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball wins first round of the Battle of Long Island

Kevin Yu February 3, 2024

After a sloppy first quarter, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team took control the rest of the way to win the Battle of Long Island. The Seawolves (17-2, 7-1 CAA) dominated the Hofstra Pride...

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Point guard Aaron Clarke steps back to create space against the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Saturday, Jan. 27. Clarke led the Stony Brook mens basketball team with 18 points on Thursday at Hofstra. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Thomas calls game on Stony Brook men’s basketball to sweep season series

Kenny Spurrell February 2, 2024

With victory sitting just one defensive possession away, a last-second shot by Hofstra shooting guard Tyler Thomas broke the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s heart. Just 10 days after losing...

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The Stony Brook womens basketball team gathers on the sideline during a timeout against Drexel on Sunday, Jan. 28. The Seawolves will take on their crosstown rivals, the Hofstra Pride, tomorrow night. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball prepares for 2024’s first Battle of Long Island

Alex D'Amaro February 1, 2024

In the first edition of the Battle of Long Island this season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team will look to extend its winning streak over its Nassau County rivals to seven games. On Friday...

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The Stony Brook mens basketball teams bench prepares to celebrate as shooting guard Jared Frey (24) attempts a three against the University of North Carolina Wilmington on Saturday, Jan. 27. The Seawolves will take on Hofstra tomorrow night. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball seeks revenge in round two against Hofstra

Kevin Yu January 31, 2024

Following a thrilling overtime victory last Saturday week, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team is seeking revenge in a rematch of the Battle of Long Island. After losing the first matchup at...

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Center Khari Clark sizes up a Drexel defender on Sunday, Jan. 28. Clark dropped her sixth double-double of the season against the Dragons. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball topples Drexel’s top scoring defense

Kevin Yu January 29, 2024

Working against the top scoring defense in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), the Stony Brook women’s basketball team handled it with ease to stay atop the standings. Despite a week’s rest,...

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Point guard Aaron Clarke (left) moves to his right after passing the ball to small forward Tyler Stephenson-Moore (right) on Saturday, Jan. 27. The two led the Stony Brook mens basketball team to an upset win on Saturday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball upsets UNCW in overtime triumph

Nayden Villorente January 28, 2024

On national television, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team pulled off its biggest upset of the year to get back over .500. Unlike most other nail-biters from this season, the Seawolves (11-10,...

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Power forward Andre Snoddy takes a contested layup through two Hofstra defenders on Monday, Jan. 22. Snoddy posted his first double-double with Stony Brook on Monday night. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball defeated in Battle of Long Island

Kenny Spurrell January 23, 2024

Once again, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team failed to finish and let the game slip in the second half. The Seawolves (9-10, 2-4 CAA) hosted the Hofstra Pride (10-9, 3-3 CAA) on Monday night...

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The Stony Brook mens basketball team huddles during a timeout against Wagner on Dec. 3, 2023. The Seawolves will host the Hofstra Pride tomorrow night. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball to fight for Long Island supremacy over Hofstra

Mike Anderson January 21, 2024

After being swept in the Battle of Long Island last year, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team will be out for revenge this time around. On national television, the Seawolves (9-9, 2-3 CAA) will...

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Power forward Andre Snoddy brings the ball up the court against Charleston on Saturday, Jan. 6. Snoddy had an efficient game in a loss to Delaware on Thursday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball blows double-digit lead in loss to Delaware

Cameron Takmil January 19, 2024

Despite taking a double-digit point lead into the second half, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team once again crumbled in the closing minutes. It was a familiar story for the Seawolves (9-9,...

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