Following a disappointing season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team now finds itself in uncharted territory. With a new conference, new players and low expectations, the Seawolves will look to prove the doubters wrong in their 2022-23 campaign.
The Seawolves will rely heavily on their five new transfer students, who bring a unique set of skills different from the ones that last year’s team possessed. Expect them to be integral to the Seawolves’ success as they look to make a mark in their first season in the CAA.
In a postgame press conference following the Seawolves’ 88-82 win over the Hartford Hawks on Saturday, Feb. 19, head coach Geno Ford revealed the status of both Jahlil Jenkins and Juan Felix Rodriguez.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team benefitted from statistical anomalies in the first half and withstood a reversion to the mean in the second half to come out on top over the Hartford Hawks 88-82 on Saturday, Feb. 19.
With seven ticks still left on the clock, guard Anthony Roberts, the team’s leading scorer, became the hero of the night by racing down the distance of the court, overcoming a minor stumble and finishing with a layup through contact in six seconds.
With the Seawolves’ poor defense and two late charging fouls being unable to stop another loss in the final seconds, Stony Brook (13-10, 5-5 AE) was handed its third straight loss, this one 67-65 at home Monday night against New Hampshire.
On the road against its bitter rival, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team used a strong second half despite only seven players seeing court time to put away the Albany Great Danes 86-75 on Saturday, Jan. 22.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team almost let another second-half lead slip away from them before ultimately reigning victorious on the road over the Binghamton Bearcats 74-71 on Wednesday, Jan. 19.