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).
After sweeping the Binghamton Bearcats at home last weekend, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played against the UMass Lowell River Hawks, losing the first game on Dec. 27 by 63-60 before turning it up on Dec. 28 for a 60-44 victory.
In their first America East Conference action of the season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played the role of the latter team to perfection by sweeping their weekend series against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20.
With a pair of victories against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20, the Seawolves opened the conference slate with an affirming sweep to improve to 4-4 (2-0 AE), following a Saturday blowout with a Sunday nailbiter that went into overtime.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team remains undefeated at their home confines of Island Federal Arena this season, as the Seawolves thoroughly beat up on an NAIA opponent, the Point Park Pioneers, by a score of 83-39 on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
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.
Having seemingly stymied the Bryant Bulldogs with a defensive zone, it appeared as if the Stony Brook men’s basketball team was on its way to victory. Instead, the Seawolves dropped their third straight, 81-72, on Saturday, Dec. 12.
Down by 23, the SBU men’s basketball team was left for dead in its annual Battle of Long Island rivalry against the Hofstra Pride. The Seawolves came to within one possession with three minutes remaining, but could not get the stop they needed, falling 72-67.