A matchup against a top-25 nationally ranked opponent proved to be too much for the Stony Brook women’s basketball team as they were defeated by the No. 23 University of Arkansas Razorbacks on Sunday, Nov. 17. The Razorbacks had no trouble scoring the ball and ended up outscoring the Seawolves 88-58.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team took care of business against their yearly scheduled Division III opponent, defeating the Farmingdale State Rams 91-44 on Monday, Nov. 11 at Island Federal Credit Union Arena to earn their first victory of the season.
With 19 seconds left and the Stony Brook men’s basketball team down by just two against the Yale Bulldogs, sophomore guard Miles Latimer fired a shot from behind the three-point line, having missed all of his downtown attempts on the night so far. Island Federal Credit Union Arena erupted in raucous cheer as the ball sank through the net to give the Seawolves a 62-61 lead, but the excitement was short-lived as the Bulldogs would force overtime and ultimately reign victorious 74-69 in the season opener.
An early first quarter scoreless streak proved to be a distant memory for Stony Brook Women’s Basketball as the team slowly crept its way to a victory against the Manhattan College Jaspers 59-54 at Island Federal Credit Union Arena on Friday, Nov 8.
After months of being held in limbo, the NCAA has officially made a ruling on sophomore forward Frankie Policelli’s waiver, denying the request and forcing the Dayton transfer to sit out the 2019-20 men’s basketball season.
Incredible, amazing, legendary, life-changing. Those are all words that can be used to describe the six former Stony Brook University greats who were inducted into the Stony Brook Athletics Rita and Kurt Eppenstein Hall of Fame.