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 forward Elijah Olaniyi in a game against Hofstra in 2017. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball’s season ends with 70-51 AE semifinals loss to Vermont

Gregory Zarb March 9, 2018
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s season came to end in the America East Conference Tournament for the second consecutive season, falling to No. 1-seeded Vermont 70-51 Tuesday night at Patrick Gym.
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Senior forward Jakub Petras attemps to do a layup in a game against UMBC.SERENA TAUSZ/THE STATESMAN

Iroegbu and Petras lead Men’s Basketball past UMass Lowell

Gregory Zarb February 11, 2018
Iroegbu banked home a three-fourths court shot at the end of the first half, and the Seawolves used that shot to coast to an 81-68 victory over the UMass Lowell River Hawks on Thursday night at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena.
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Jaron Cornish in a game against Hofstra last January. In a game against UMass-Lowell, Cornish dropped his career-high 30 points. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Basketball stumbles against New Hampshire

Gregory Zarb January 21, 2018
The Seawolves’ game on Sunday afternoon against the UNH Wildcats came down to the final moments once again, but the Seawolves found themselves on the losing side of the comeback.
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Junior guard Jaron Cornish drives to the basket in a game against Hofstra. Although Cornish scored 10 points on ----  Stony Brook lost to rival Albany. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball steals victory against Rutgers in overtime

Ryan Pavich January 3, 2018
The Seawolves broke a two-game losing streak and improved to 5-8 with the win. They will return home and face Norfolk State in their last game of 2017 on Dec. 30 at 7 p.m.
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Junior guard Jaron Cornish attemps [action] in a game against Hofstra on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Cornish ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Hofstra holds off Men’s Basketball 84-81

Gregory Zarb December 15, 2017
Both Sekunda and Cornish, who have flourished as of late, entered the starting lineup against Columbia and Hofstra.
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Senior guard UC Iroegbu drives to the basket in a game against Albany. Iroegbu scored 15 points in the second half of the Seawolves match up against the Cardinals this weekend. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Basketball blows lead in loss at Ball State

Ryan Pavich November 18, 2017
In a game where the Stony Brook men’s basketball team dominated the entire first half, Stony Brook was unable to ride its momentum into the second half against Ball State and lost 87-76.
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Freshman forward Anthony Ochefu attempts a layup against the College of Staten Island. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Ochefu hopes to carve out a role on the court in his first year with Men’s Basketball

Peter Lupfer November 15, 2017
In order to make an impact at the college level, Ochefu understands that he must continue to grow. It will not be easy to crack Stony Brook’s starting lineup, but he is up for the challenge.
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Woodhouse, Yeboah come up big in Seawolves quarterfinal win

Woodhouse, Yeboah come up big in Seawolves’ quarterfinal win

Skyler Gilbert March 2, 2017
In the opening minutes of Stony Brook's 70-60 quarterfinal victory over Binghamton on Wednesday, Lucas Woodhouse made one thing abundantly clear: he is healthy.
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Junior guard Roland Nyama looks to pass in a game against Binghamton on  Feb. 18. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s basketball falls on road to UMBC after slow start

Raphael Tafuro February 25, 2017
At one time down 17 with 16:30 remaining, Stony Brook managed to cut the deficit to three with 8:41 left to play, but it was the closest Stony Brook came to taking the lead.
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Junior forward Jakub Petras attempts to score against Binghamton. The Slovakian native has LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Seven feet of energy: how Jakub Petras found his place at Stony Brook

Kunal Kohli February 19, 2017
After a fast break dunk against UMass Lowell, his second of the season, Petras celebrated by chest-bumping head coach Jeff Boals.
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Junior guard Roland Nyama (No. 24) passes the ball to a teammate under the basket. Nyama scored the game winning free throws against Maine. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Nyama’s career day saves Seawolves in thriller over Black Bears

Tim Oakes February 13, 2017
A free throw sealed a 67-66 Stony Brook victory over Maine at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Sunday.
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Stony Brook dunks all over UMass Lowell, wins 83-72

Stony Brook dunks all over UMass Lowell, wins 83-72

Kunal Kohli February 7, 2017
Seconds later, the 6-foot-11 Slovakian led the fast break and threw down his second dunk in 16 seconds, also the second of the season. Let that sink in.
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