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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior guard Carson Puriefoy (No. 10, above), shoots the last two free throw attempts of the championship game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook to face tough test against Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

David Vertsberger March 16, 2016
On Selection Sunday, the team learned as the No. 13 seed that it would square off against No. 4 Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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Notre Dame headlines mens basketball schedule

Notre Dame headlines men’s basketball schedule

David Vertsberger September 16, 2015
Stony Brook Athletics released the 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule on Wednesday. The highlight of the slate is a matchup against Notre Dame on the road on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
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Jameel Warney finished with 20 points, capitalizing in the first half of the game and bringing the Seawolves into halftime with a 20-16 edge. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Men’s basketball to participate in CBI for second-straight season

Joe Galotti March 16, 2015
Stony Brook's NCAA tournament hopes may have come to a heartbreaking end on Saturday, but SBU will still get the opportunity to participate in a postseason tournament.
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Seawolves easily handle STAC, finish 3-1 in NIT Season Tip-Off

Jason Mazza December 1, 2014
On Saturday afternoon, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team played its final game of the 2014 NIT Season Tip-Off against St. Thomas Aquinas College.
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Seawolves pick up third straight win in blowout over LIU-Brooklyn

David Vertsberger November 28, 2014
The Seawolves led from start to finish in a 73-54 rout over LIU-Brooklyn at Madison Square Garden on Thanksgiving day.
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Men’s basketball scheduled released

David Vertsberger September 8, 2014
Stony Brook men’s basketball schedule was finally released this past Friday, after the preseason National Invitation Tournament details were finalized after a long delay.
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Head coach Caroline McCombs fills out women’s basketball staff

Andrew Eichenholz July 19, 2014
Shortly after Caroline McCombs was hired as head women’s basketball coach at Stony Brook earlier in the summer, the first-time head coach recently hired her staff for the upcoming season.
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Stony Brook lets another chance to dance slip away

Joe Galotti March 16, 2014
For the second straight season, the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team had their NCAA tournament dreams crushed by Albany. The Great Danes came into a hostile Pritchard Gymnasium on Saturday and exited with their second consecutive America East title.
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Stony Brook heads west to confront 2013 NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed BF MP

Andrew Eichenholz November 15, 2013
Two of the top four picks in the 2013 NBA Draft were Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller. Seawolves fans should be happy that they did not have another year in school, as the duo played for the Indiana Hoosiers, Stony Brook’s opponent on Sunday.
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Hoopla: Seawolves expect big things from point guards

Joe Galotti November 5, 2013
Back in 2011, point guard Bryan Dougher served as the Seawolves’ floor general and one of the team’s biggest leaders. Meanwhile, his young backup Anthony Jackson had the chance to learn from one of the program’s great players about what it took to fill that role. In 2013, history seems to be repeating itself. Now Jackson is the team’s starting point guard and also one of the team captains, while the talented and quick sophomore Carson Puriefoy is learning from him.
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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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Men’s Basketball wins first-ever NIT game, upsets UMass

David O'Connor March 20, 2013

Stony Brook secured its first ever National Invitation Tournament victory on Wednesday night against the No. 2 seed University of Massachusetts Minutemen, taking the game by a score of 71-58. The...

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