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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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Roland Nyama announces he will not return next season

Roland Nyama announces he will not return next season

Skyler Gilbert March 21, 2017
Redshirt junior forward Roland Nyama announced via Instagram he will not return to the Stony Brook men's basketball team for his senior athletic season on Tuesday.
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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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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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Junior guard Roland Nyama (No. 24) passes the ball to a teammate under the basket. Nyama scored the game winning free throws against Maine. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Nyama’s career day saves Seawolves in thriller over Black Bears

Tim Oakes February 13, 2017
A free throw sealed a 67-66 Stony Brook victory over Maine at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Sunday.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball head coach Jeff Boals in a mid game interivew on Feb.
 12. He announced ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

AE champs or bust: Players have bought into Boals’ once lofty goals

Kunal Kohli February 12, 2017
Comeback wins and second half efforts are a testament to the team’s mentality. Rather than focusing on the big picture, Boals and his team have a one-game at a time mentality.
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Stony Brook dunks all over UMass Lowell, wins 83-72

Stony Brook dunks all over UMass Lowell, wins 83-72

Kunal Kohli February 6, 2017
Seconds later, the 6-foot-11 Slovakian led the fast break and threw down his second dunk in 16 seconds, also the second of the season. Let that sink in.
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Senior guard Lucas Woodhause dribbles the ball against UNH on Feb. 1. Against Albany he scored 23 points making it his fourth straight game scoring more than 20 points. JERROD WHITE/THE STATESMAN

Men’s basketball completes season sweep against Albany

Skyler Gilbert February 5, 2017
Stony Brook cruised to a 72-65 victory, completing a season sweep of its upstate foe Albany for the first time since the 2012-13 season.
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Junior guard UC Iroegbu scores a reverse layup against UMBC. He scored 12 points helping Stony Brook win 83-73. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball stomps UMBC, 83-73

Kunal Kohli January 26, 2017
The momentum swung as the Seawolves led by more than five for the rest of the second half. The game was firmly in Stony Brook's hands and the team defeated UMBC 83-73.
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