On Saturday afternoon, the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team took on the the University of New Hampshire. The day was a special occasion of sorts, as Stony Brook held its 19th birthday celebration for its mascot, Wolfie. But, there was not much to party about for SBU once they got on the court, as the team fell 73-69 to the 5-17 Wildcats.
After scoring a season low 18 points in the first half, the Stony Brook Men’s Basketball team came alive offensively in the second, as they pulled out a 58-53 road win against Binghamton on Tuesday night. The Seawolves have now won eight of their last nine contests, and improve to 9-1 in America East play.
The Seawolves’ were their own worst enemy in a 56-52 win over the Hartford Hawks, with 33.9 percent of their possessions ending in a turnover.
The game of college basketball is defined by how a team fights its toughest battles. Where baseball is decided by series and football is decided by fickle bowl selections, basketball…
This Saturday, the Stony Brook Seawolves Men’s Basketball team headed out to Madison Square Garden, one of the most famous arenas in sports history, to face off against the La Salle Explorers. The game felt like a home game for the Seawolves, as they brought along a whole battalion of cheerleaders, the band and a sizeable student section. The La Salle Explorers gained national notoriety as one of the NCAA tournament’s Cinderellas, advancing to the Sweet Sixteen last year. Stony Brook faced a tough opponent as La Salle had all but one player return from the season where they played a role Stony Brook hopes to this March. However, the game showed evidence that Stony Brook would need a little improvement to reach that goal, as they were shut down offensively in a second half collapse for a 65-57 La Salle victory.
This Sunday afternoon, the Stony Brook Seawolves Men’s Basketball team hosted the St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers in a clash of two Long Island colleges. The Seawolves, 5-2 on the season, looked to extend their 13 game home winning streak. St. Francis threatened to be a formidable foe, with a 4-3 season including wins against last year’s ACC champion Miami Hurricanes.
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball competed in the 2K Sports Classic this weekend at its sub-regional location in Detroit, Mich. Stony Brook finished the tournament 2-1 with wins over Detroit in 3OT and Florida Atlantic. Jameel Warney was named the tournament MVP and Anthony Jackson also received all tournament honors.
This Sunday night, the Stony Brook Seawolves basketball team faced their toughest test of the year, facing No. 23 Indiana at the Hoosiers’ home. Indiana is one of the most storied college programs in history, with over a century of basketball played at the college. They were a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament last year, lead by two players, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller, who went in the top four of the NBA draft. Needless to say, this would be a tough match for the Seawolves.
Like every other missed offensive shot for the Stony Brook Seawolves, sophomore Jameel Warney went up to fight for the offensive board; only this time, he fell to the ground, grimacing in pain and holding his left knee. The crowd of 1266 went silent as Zach Stahl tied up the game for Northeastern, 38-38.