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Point guard Aaron Clarke drives the lane against Rider on Monday, Nov. 20. Clarke had 10 points and three assists in the loss to Yale on Wednesday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Poor rebounding sinks Stony Brook men’s basketball against Yale

Cameron Takmil November 30, 2023

Despite having four double-digit scorers, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team failed to muster up a comeback and remained winless on the road. Though they were in it until the end, the Seawolves...

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Shooting guard Jared Frey takes a three-pointer from the corner against Rider on Monday, Nov. 20. Frey made the Stony Brook mens basketball teams only three-pointer on Monday. CHRISTOPHER SCHULZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball wins sloppy game versus Rider

Kenny Spurrell November 21, 2023

Despite shooting 1-for-19 from three-point territory, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team snapped its losing streak.  The Seawolves (2-3) returned to Island Federal Arena to take on the Rider...

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Several Stony Brook mens basketball players in shootaround before the game against St. Johns on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Seawolves lost their season debut to their cross-town foes. MIKE ANDERSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball falls to St. John’s in Pitino’s debut

Kenny Spurrell November 8, 2023

The Stony Brook men’s basketball team gave a respectable effort in its season opener, but its foes from up the road played harder for their new, legendary coach. The Seawolves (0-1) made the trip...

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The Stony Brook mens basketball team breaks a huddle at practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The Seawolves are looking to bounce back after a rough 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Finally healthy, Stony Brook men’s basketball hopes for major bounce-back year

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Coming off the program’s worst finish in 15 years, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team is shooting for a massive turnaround.
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President of the 1957 Club Rob Gitto (center) speaks to other members of the club during an event at the organizations headquarters in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Gitto founded the club to help Stony Brook athletes gain financial opportunities. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE 1957 CLUB

The 1957 Club helping Stony Brook athletes pursue NIL opportunities

Anthony DiCocco September 24, 2023
After almost two years of waiting, Stony Brook University student athletes will finally have the chance to capitalize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) through a brand new third-party organization.
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Center Keenan Fitzmorris looks to pass the ball against Sacred Heart on Monday, December 12. Fitzmorris enjoyed a breakout season in his first year with the Seawolves. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Keenan Fitzmorris’ breakout was a long time coming

Alex Streinger April 16, 2023

This past season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team struggled to find its footing with a reconstructed roster in a new conference. However, it appears to have found some stability on the frontcourt...

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The Stony Brook mens basketball team comes out of the tunnel on Friday, November 11, 2022 for its home opener against Miami Hamilton. Injuries and depth issues caused the Seawolves to struggle all year. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball’s CAA introduction spoiled by injuries

Kenny Spurrell April 15, 2023

The transition to a new conference was not a smooth one for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team in the 2022-23 season. The bar was set low for the Seawolves, and they validated those expectations...

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Guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore lobbing up a pass against North Carolina A&T on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Stony Brook mens basketball teams season ended on Sunday with a loss to Charleston. ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball blown out in CAA Quarterfinals, eliminated from playoffs

Kenny Spurrell March 6, 2023
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s season came to a close in the nation's capital after being eliminated from the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) postseason tournament. After picking up their first-ever CAA postseason victory on Saturday, the 10th-seeded Seawolves (11-22, 6-12 CAA) went on to face the second-seeded Charleston Cougars at Entertainment & Sports Arena on Sunday.
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Stony Brook men’s basketball looks to snag victory in first trip to CAA playoffs

Kenny Spurrell March 2, 2023
After wrapping up the 2022-23 regular season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team will appear in its first-ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) postseason tournament this weekend.
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Forward Frankie Policelli going up for a layup against Hofstra on Feb. 10 while guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore and center Keenan Fitzmorris prepare for a rebound. Policelli posted another double-double as the Stony Brook mens basketball team wrapped up a poor regular season on Saturday. ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball destroyed by Charleston in regular-season finale

Mike Anderson February 26, 2023

While wrapping up its worst regular season in 15 years, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team suffered its worst loss in over 17 years. A brutal regular season finally came to an end for the Seawolves...

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Guard Toby Onyekonwu shooting a jumper against William & Mary on Thursday, Feb. 16. Onyekonwu dropped a double-double in a loss to UNCW on Thursday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Poor ball movement handicaps Stony Brook men’s basketball at UNCW

Nayden Villorente February 24, 2023
In their penultimate regular season game, the Seawolves (10-20, 6-11 CAA) traveled down south to challenge the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Seahawks on Thursday. Though they gave the conference’s third-place team a run for its money, they ultimately fell short 76-69.
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Guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore shooting a three-pointer against William & Mary on Thursday, Feb. 16. Stephenson-Moores career-high 27 points was not enough for the Stony Brook mens basketball team to beat Hofstra on Saturday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball swept in Battle of Long Island, finishes .500 at home

Kevin Yu February 19, 2023
In its home finale, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team could not avoid a season sweep in the Battle of Long Island.
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