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Stony Brooks mens basketball team in a game against UMass Lowell on ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook takes over sole possession of first place after sweeping UMass Lowell

Ethan Tam December 31, 2020
The Seawolves swept the UMass Lowell River Hawks at Island Federal Arena on Dec. 27 and suddenly find themselves riding the momentum of a five-game win streak and a 6-4 (4-0 AE) record.
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Golden opportunity wasted as Stony Brook’s offensive woes continue in Hartford loss

Ethan Tam February 27, 2020
Stony Brook ended up getting the rest of the necessary results when both UMBC and Albany lost on the same night. However, the most important one — Stony Brook’s own win — did not come to fruition.
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Olaniyi dribbles the ball during Mens basketball game against UMBC on Saturday, Feb.1. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook celebrates Children's Hospital Night with takedown of UMBC

Ethan Tam February 2, 2020
The Seawolves each donned a jersey with the name of a Stony Brook Children’s Hospital patient on the back as they earned a 74-63 victory over the UMBC Retrievers.
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Olaniyi’s career night helps Stony Brook rout Brown

Ethan Tam December 8, 2019
Despite being surprisingly absent from his usual place in the starting lineup, junior forward Elijah Olaniyi set new career highs as the Stony Brook men’s basketball team overcame an early deficit to blow by the Brown Bears (5-4) by a final score of 79-63, improving to 7-3 having won seven of their last eight games.
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Andrew Garcia in the opening game against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook gets back in win column after Manhattan blowout

Ethan Tam December 3, 2019
This time around, Stony Brook’s offense was able to decide the game early, shooting 43% from the floor and holding the lead for 92% of the game.
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Mouhamadou Gueye jumps to make a basket during the Stony Brook Mens Basketball home opener against Yale on Nov. 5, 2019 EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Gueye’s clutch bucket lifts Seawolves over Seahawks for fifth straight victory

Ethan Tam November 24, 2019
Stony Brook would ultimately win 87-84 to advance to 5-2 on the season after their fifth straight victory, while Wagner fell to 2-4.
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Latimer’s three not enough as Stony Brook falls in OT to Yale

Ethan Tam November 9, 2019
With 19 seconds left and the Stony Brook men’s basketball team down by just two against the Yale Bulldogs, sophomore guard Miles Latimer fired a shot from behind the three-point line, having missed all of his downtown attempts on the night so far. Island Federal Credit Union Arena erupted in raucous cheer as the ball sank through the net to give the Seawolves a 62-61 lead, but the excitement was short-lived as the Bulldogs would force overtime and ultimately reign victorious 74-69 in the season opener.
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 forward Elijah Olaniyi in a game against Hofstra in 2017. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball victorious against Molloy and Rhode Island, record moves to 5-1

Ryan Magill and Chris Parkinson November 25, 2018
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball picked up two key victories this week, winning 97-61 against the Molloy College Lions in the team’s home opener at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and against Rhode Island on Nov. 24.
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Junior guard Jaron Cornish attemps [action] in a game against Hofstra on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Cornish ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball splits final two games at Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament

Chris Parkinson November 21, 2018
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball wrapped up its time at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Tip Off Tournament over the weekend by splitting their two matchups.
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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 Junior Saintel drives to the basket in a game against Hartford. KARINA GERRY/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball takes down Albany, faces Vermont in semifinals

Gregory Zarb March 4, 2018
Stony Brook got off to a hot start and held off multiple comeback attempts by Albany to survive the first round of the America East Conference Tournament by a final score of 69-60 Saturday night at the State Employees Federal Credit Union Arena.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior forward Tyrell Sturdivant in a game againt Maryland on Nov.
 10. Sturdivant.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball faces familiar foe in first round of AE Conference Tournament

Gregory Zarb March 3, 2018
Sturdivant and his fellow seniors are conscious of the fact that this is the last time they will take part in the America East Conference Tournament, with a trip to the NCAA tournament on the line.
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