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Stony Brook advances to America East semifinals after dodging Healy-led Albany

Ethan Tam March 8, 2020
Great Danes sophomore guard Cameron Healy tried as hard as anyone could to avoid going home in the first round of the conference playoffs.
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Latimer during the Stony Brook Mens Basketball home game against Maine on Feb. 22. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Latimer’s clutch three clinches a home playoff game for Stony Brook

Ethan Tam March 1, 2020
The back-and-forth battle between two offensively cold teams culminated in an unsung hero taking the winning shot, with redshirt-junior guard Makale Foreman icing the game with another clutch performance at the line.
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. 

Olaniyi breaks 1,000 as Stony Brook tops Albany to take back first place

Ethan Tam January 21, 2020
Having conceded first place in the America East after Wednesday’s loss to Hartford, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team reclaimed the top spot in the conference on Saturday, Jan. 18. Stony Brook (13-7, 4-1) rebounded from a close road defeat with a 70-62 victory over the Albany Great Danes (10-9, 3-1) at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, snapping its opponent’s 4-game win streak in the process.
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball senior forward Tyrell Sturdivant in a game againt Maryland on Nov.

Men’s Basketball faces familiar foe in first round of AE Conference Tournament

Gregory Zarb March 3, 2018
Sturdivant and his fellow seniors are conscious of the fact that this is the last time they will take part in the America East Conference Tournament, with a trip to the NCAA tournament on the line.
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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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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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The Stony Brook Mens Basketball team lost to Albany in last seasons America East Championship Game, 51-50, on March 4, 2015. This was the Seawolves fourth America East Championship game loss in five seasons. HEATHER KHALIFA/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball seeks summit of America East Championship mountain

David Vertsberger November 9, 2015
With perhaps the most talented class of seniors facing one last chance at sending SBU to the NCAA Tournament, Steve Pikiell just wants his team to focus on the short-term.
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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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