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Stony Brook men’s basketball blows lead in OT loss to Fairfield

Ethan Tam November 27, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team still appeared to be in the driver’s seat against the Fairfield Stags on Wednesday, Nov. 24 with an 11-point second-half lead and a red-hot Anthony Roberts leading the way.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No seniors, no problem for new-look Seawolves

Ethan Tam November 19, 2019
Youth is in the Stony Brook Seawolves’ blood entering the 2019-20 season, and they know it.
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Sometimes your first tournament game is the hardest to play, said SBU head coach Steve Pikiell after SBU defeated Binghamton, 62-57. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook to host Pikiell, Rutgers on Dec. 10

Skyler Gilbert August 28, 2016
Longtime Stony Brook Men’s Basketball head coach Steve Pikiell will make his return to Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Dec. 10, when the Seawolves host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
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The Ohio State University mens basketball team defeats Mount St. Marys 76-54 in Head Coach Thad Mattas 300 win as the OSU Mens Head Basketball coach.

Stony Brook hires Jeff Boals as new Men’s Basketball head coach

Andrew Eichenholz and David Vertsberger April 8, 2016
The department said that it will officially announce the hire on Saturday before holding an introductory press conference on Monday morning.
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Seawolves cruise to 12th win in a row

Seawolves cruise to 12th win in a row

David Vertsberger January 26, 2016
Maine’s hyperactive defense and uptempo offense that upset Albany two weeks ago failed to surprise the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team on Monday night.
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Hoopla: Building a program: the Pikiell era from 2005 to present

Catie Curatolo November 5, 2013
Steve Pikiell cannot stop smiling on Media Day. In the ninth year of his Stony Brook career, Pikiell has a lot to be happy about. The head men’s basketball coach has overseen the program as it rose from “just hoping to not play the 8/9 game” to contending for a berth in the NCAA tournament. The Seawolves now have the support of the community, the administration and the student body. They have season ticket holders, sold-out games and a new arena coming next fall. It’s a complete turnaround from what things were like when Pikiell joined the program back in 2005.
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Basketball program still grows on and off court

Adrian Szkolar March 12, 2012
For a program with the singular goal of making the school's first NCAA tournament appearance this season, the Stony Brook men's basketball team's 51-43 loss to the University of Vermont in the America East Championship game was a huge disappointment.
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