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Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Geno Ford

Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Geno Ford

Mike Anderson April 27, 2023
Sports editor Mike Anderson sits down with Stony Brook men's basketball head coach Geno Ford to talk about the progress of the team, this past season and more.
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Head coach Geno Ford on the sideline in a game against Yale on Saturday, Dec. 3. Ford is entering the last year of his contract with Stony Brook. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Geno Ford expected to remain with Stony Brook long term

Kenny Spurrell April 23, 2023
According to Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron, Geno Ford is the long-term solution. He will have his job for at least two more seasons.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Men’s Basketball picked to finish third in Ford’s first year

Ethan Tam October 20, 2019
A year after finishing 24-7 in the regular season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team was picked to finish third in the America East on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the conference’s annual preseason poll.
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Forward Akwasi Yeboah in a game against Binghampton on March 9, 2019. He recently announced his transfer to Rutgers University. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Akwasi Yeboah announces transfer to Rutgers, reunites with Pikiell

Andrew Zucker May 2, 2019
Highly sought-after Stony Brook Men’s Basketball graduate transfer, Akwasi Yeboah, announced his commitment this morning to Rutgers University on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, ending a nearly six-week speculation as to where he might go.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Geno Ford introduced as new head coach at press conference

Ethan Tam April 3, 2019
In front of a crowd packed with students, reporters, players and fans at Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook Men’s Basketball new head coach, Geno Ford, held his introductory press conference on Tuesday, April 2.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Geno Ford named new Men’s Basketball head coach

Chris Parkinson March 27, 2019
Stony Brook Athletics has announced that Geno Ford will become the new head coach for Men’s Basketball.
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Jeff Boals during halftime of his final game as head coach of the Stony Brook Mens Basketball team on Saturday, March 9. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Jeff Boals resigns as Men’s Basketball head coach, joins Ohio University

Chris Parkinson March 17, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals resigned from his role and has become the new head coach at Ohio University, Athletics Director Shawn Heilbron announced on Sunday, March 17.
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No. 2-seed Mens Basketball upset by No. 7-seed Binghamton in America East Quarterfinal

No. 2-seed Men’s Basketball upset by No. 7-seed Binghamton in America East Quarterfinal

Gregory Zarb March 10, 2019
Senior guard Jaron Cornish wore his emotions on his sleeve when his layup counted and drew a foul as well with 32.4 seconds left in the game.
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Andrew Garcia during a game against Albany on Thursday, Feb. 21. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball edges closer to No. 1 seed with victory over UMBC

Chris Parkinson March 1, 2019
With the win, the magic number to secure the No. 2 seed in the tournament moves to one.
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 sophomore center Jeff Otchere looks to shoot the ball during the game against UAlbany on Thursday, Feb. 22.EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Otchere’s swift rise to Men’s Basketball defensive dominance

Ethan Tam February 24, 2019
Otchere’s emergence as one of the best shot-blockers in the nation has helped carry an incredibly young Stony Brook team to success.
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Yeboah with the ball in the losing game against Albany on Thursday. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball’s four-game win streak snapped by Albany

Ethan Tam February 22, 2019
Stony Brook will look to rebound from Thursday’s tough loss on Saturday, Feb. 23 against Maine, the second game of a three-game homestead.
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Garcia in a game against UMass Lowell on Feb. 9. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Garcia powers Men’s Basketball over New Hampshire

Ethan Tam February 17, 2019
Entering Saturday afternoon’s matchup versus Stony Brook Men’s Basketball, the New Hampshire Wildcats were ranked 352nd out of all 353 Division I teams according to the rating percentage index.
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