Mike Anderson sits down with Stony Brook forward for the men’s basketball team Elijah Olaniyi for their annual Hoopla segment. They discuss Olaniyi’s transfer to Florida, his return to Stony Brook and a tragedy that pushes Olaniyi today.
Following a devastating end to the 2020-2021 season, Stony Brook was met with an all-too familiar sense of panic and despair. It wasn’t until Olaniyi’s decision to return to the team that the tide began to turn for the Seawolves.
Shawn Heilbron discusses plans in a video interview to keep athletes and coaches safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Basketball season starts on Nov. 25, which will be the first time a Stony Brook team has played since March.
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team needed offensive weapons following a 23-8 season where they lost in the America East Tournament semifinals, seeing two vital players — guards Shania Johnson and Jerell Matthews — graduate.