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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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Forward Frankie Policelli going up for a slam dunk against North Carolina A&T on Friday, Feb. 10. Policelli led the Stony Brook mens basketball team to a playoff win over the Aggies on Saturday night. ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Policelli leads Stony Brook men’s basketball to first-ever CAA postseason victory

Kenny Spurrell March 5, 2023
After falling into a 14-0 hole through the first six minutes, forward Frankie Policelli willed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team to a dominant victory to advance to the next round of the playoffs.
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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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Center Keenan Fitzmorris attempting a jump hook against N.C. A&T on Saturday, Feb. 10. Though Fitzmorris and guard Tanahj Pettway had career-games at Delaware, the Stony Brook mens basketball team lost. ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball’s comeback falls short at Delaware

Nayden Villorente February 14, 2023
Career nights from guard Tanahj Pettway and center Keenan Fitzmorris were not enough for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team to mount a late comeback in Delaware.
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Guard Tanahj Pettway attempting a layup through contact against Monmouth. Pettway had one of the best games of his career as the Stony Brook mens basketball team beat North Carolina A&T on Saturday. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball ends three-game skid with comeback victory

Kenny Spurrell February 12, 2023
After falling behind early in the first half, four double-digit scorers helped the Stony Brook men’s basketball team recover and snap its three-game losing streak. 
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Forward Frankie Policelli and guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore between plays against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. Policelli averaged 29.5 points per game on 57.6% shooting last week. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball splits eventful weekend down south

Cameron Takmil and Garcelle Jean-Louis January 29, 2023
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team had a wild ride down in Virginia, but the rest of its season is now in jeopardy.
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Guard Tanahj Pettway (foreground) and center Keenan Fitzmorris (background) playing defense against Towson on Saturday, Jan. 7. The Stony Brook mens basketball team lost both games this weekend, dropping below .500 in CAA play. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball suffers winless weekend at home

Kenny Spurrell and Matt Howlin January 22, 2023
After a pair of second-half meltdowns this week, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team now finds itself under .500 in conference play. 
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Guard Toby Onyekonwu handling the ball against Towson on Saturday, Jan. 7. The Stony Brook mens basketball team suffered a tough loss on Saturday despite outplaying N.C. A&T for most of the game. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball loses last-minute heartbreaker at N.C. A&T

Cameron Takmil January 15, 2023
The Stony Brook men's basketball team nearly pulled off a second-straight win on Saturday, but a potentially game-tying layup rolled off the rim as time expired.
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Guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore driving the lane against Towson on Saturday, Jan. 7. Stephenson-Moore scored the game-winning bucket against Drexel on Thursday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stephenson-Moore’s game-winner seals upset for Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell January 13, 2023
In a game that saw eight ties and 10 lead changes, guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore gave the Stony Brook men’s basketball team the last laugh. 
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Guard Tyler Stephenson-Moore (14) and center Keenan Fitzmorris (32) protecting the rim against Towson on Saturday, Jan. 7. The Stony Brook mens basketball team had a tough night defensively in a loss to Towson. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball overmatched by Towson in first-ever CAA loss

Kenny Spurrell January 8, 2023
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team was no match for the reigning Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) champions, suffering its first loss as a member of the conference. 
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Guards Tanahj Pettway (left) and Kaine Roberts (right) in a game against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. The two guards were major contributors to the Stony Brook mens basketball teams victory at Monmouth on Thursday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Roberts’ career night helps Stony Brook men’s basketball win second-straight

Kenny Spurrell January 6, 2023
Following a win in their Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) debut on Saturday, the Seawolves (6-9, 2-0 CAA) traveled to West Long Branch, N.J. on Thursday to take on the Monmouth Hawks. They took full advantage of the CAA’s losingest team, beating them 67-56. 
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