After a season pause due to COVID-19 protocol, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team hit the road to New Hampshire, playing their first game in 20 days. The Seawolves battled hard but ultimately lost 50-47 on Saturday.
Upon the resumption of play on Jan. 16 and 17, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team found its pre-stoppage momentum suddenly upended after getting swept at home by the New Hampshire Wildcats, falling to 6-6 (4-2 AE).
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team took down the Hofstra Pride on Monday, Dec. 14 by a final score of 63-52 at Island Federal Arena, extending the team’s current win streak against the Pride to four years in a row.
The plan was to ride a roster full of seniors to glory in what would have been the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s best chance at reaching the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament since 2016.
While the Big 10 and Pac-12 conferences recently postponed their seasons, the remaining Power Five conferences are intending to play college football this fall. While many professional athletes can opt-out of playing, college athletes cannot do so.
The America East has postponed fall sports to the spring. Many other conferences have canceled their fall sports seasons as well, including the Patriot League, Ivy League and several Division II and Division III conferences