The Stony Brook women’s basketball team, who clinched the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance with an upset of Maine in the America East finals, drew a No. 14 seed when the bracket was unveiled on ESPN on Monday, March 15.
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team mounted an 11-point comeback to upset the top-seeded Maine Black Bears 64-60 in the America East Championship, clinching the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament berth.
Holding the lead for all but two minutes and seven seconds, Stony Brook coasted past Maine by a final score of 76-68. For a majority of the time, Stony Brook held the lead, the team was ahead by double digits, peaking with a 19-point lead late in the third quarter.