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A basketball going through one of the hoops at Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Transfers Jahlil Jenkins and Anthony Roberts bolster roster by committing to Stony Brook

Ethan Tam April 10, 2021
In Ford’s third year of a five-year contract, flashy offseason acquisitions have set high expectations for next year’s season.
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Head mens basketball coach Jeff Boals watches on his team play in a game.Seawolves kick-started the season with a 2-0 record for the first time since 2013.  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Men’s Basketball head coach Jeff Boals establishing a new culture

Tim Oakes November 13, 2017
Now in his second season coaching the Seawolves, he will have the chance to develop young guards such as Cornish and McKenzie as well as continuing to establish a foundation for the culture he is forging at Stony Brook.
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Freshman pointguard Jordan McKenzie (left,
 above) and junior point guard Jaron Cornish (above, right)
 pose for headshots.
  PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Taking a look at Men’s Basketball team’s new point guards

Chris Parkinson November 12, 2017
Junior transfer Jaron Cornish and freshman Jordan McKenzie will compete for the majority of minutes at the point guard position, according to Stony Brook Athletics. But head coach Jeff Boals has yet to determine who will start at point guard during the regular season.
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Olaniyi, Yeboah and Sturdivant celebrate after Ty makes a basket. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball Preview: Sturdivant and Yeboah prepared to lead Seawolves

Gregory Zarb November 10, 2017
Last season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team faced an uphill battle the likes of which they had not seen in years. Critics and reporters did not give the Seawolves the time of day, ranking them seventh out of nine teams in the America East preseason rankings just before the 2016-2017 season kicked off.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball alumnus Carson Puriefoy poses for Hoopla. Puriefoy was signed by the [TEAM] this past Sunday, Oct. 15.   NINA LIN/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Basketball alum Carson Puriefoy signs deal to play in Germany

Gregory Zarb October 17, 2017
Stony Brook Men's Basketball alumnus Carson Puriefoy reached a deal to join MLP Academics Heidelberg in the German ProA League on Sunday, according to multiple reports.
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Former senior guard Lucas Woodhouse (No. 34, above) drives the lane against Rutgers on Dec. 10. He leads the America East with 101 assists this season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Lucas Woodhouse heads north, signs with Kobrat in Finnish League Korisliiga

Tim Oakes August 20, 2017
Lucas Woodhouse, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s leading scorer last season, signed a professional contract on Saturday with Kobrat, a team located in Lapua, Finland within the Korisliiga league.
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Albany edges Mens Basketball in semis, national tourney hopes over

Albany edges Men’s Basketball in semis, national tourney hopes over

Kunal Kohli March 7, 2017
The Seawolves fell, 63-56, in the America East Semifinals to the Great Danes on Monday.
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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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Stony Brook Mens Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals during a halftime interview. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Jeff Boals adapting to new culture both on the court and off

Kunal Kohli February 26, 2017
Boals is a players’ coach. He uses his experience to help guide players as opposed to forcing a system onto them.
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Redshirt freshman forward Akwasi Yeboah drives to the basket in a game against Binghamton on Feb. 18. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball loses at Vermont, to host Binghamton in playoffs Wed.

Skyler Gilbert February 26, 2017
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team ended its regular season in Burlington, Vermont on Saturday afternoon, falling to the top-ranked Catamounts, 66-51.
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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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Stony Brook routs Binghamton, Warneys No. 20 unfurled from rafters

Stony Brook routs Binghamton, Warney’s No. 20 unfurled from rafters

Kunal Kohli February 19, 2017
Akwasi Yeboah led all scorers in Stony Brook’s blowout win against Binghamton, 76-55, for the team’s sixth consecutive win. Stony Brook improved to 12-2 in conference play.
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