As Annie Warren goes, so do the Seawolves. The senior guard notched 12 points on 4-for-10 shooting in her fifth-straight double-digit scoring effort to lead the Stony Brook women’s basketball team past the Albany Great Danes 58-47 on Saturday.
Graduate guard Jahlil Jenkins scored 12 points in five minutes during the second half and 17 total on 7-for-13 shooting to power the Stony Brook men’s basketball team to a 65-51 win against the UMBC Retrievers at home Monday.
Once the 98-65 beatdown ended, Vermont had set a conference record by going 19-for-30 from 3-point range and handed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team its largest defeat since losing to Hofstra by 38 in December 2016.
Less than 24 hours after the men’s team beat the Black Bears at Island Federal Arena, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team crushed Maine 63-44 on the road this Sunday in a rematch of last year’s America East finals.
Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team (9-2, 0-1 AE) struggled in the first quarter, missing their first eight shots and falling behind 16-4, and they trailed the rest of the way to lose their conference opener 54-49 on the road Thursday.
Despite a 22-point first-half lead, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team had to fight to the final buzzer to avoid a late collapse. However, a career-high 22 points from Frankie Policelli was just enough to beat the Yale Bulldogs 85-81 on Nov. 28.
As is becoming the norm, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team spent nearly the entire second half running down the clock in its 72-60 defeat of the St. John’s Red Storm on Sunday, Nov. 14 at Island Federal Arena.
India Pagan could have walked away from Stony Brook last year at the pinnacle of her career after leading the Seawolves to their first-ever NCAA Tournament berth and earning plenty of individual accolades along the way.