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.
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.
The prodigal son returned to Island Federal Arena as graduate guard Elijah Olaniyi led the Stony Brook men’s basketball team to an 80-72 win over the Maine Black Bears in the Seawolves’ conference opener on Saturday, Jan. 8.
Even without many key offensive pieces, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team performed as expected and made easy work of the Division III Farmingdale State Rams on Wednesday, Dec. 29 in its final tune-up before the beginning of conference play.
Stony Brook (7-4) defeated Saint Peter’s Peacocks 64-63 on Saturday, Dec. 18, in the final game of the Seawolves’ six-game homestand at Island Federal Arena after a strong second-half defensive performance.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team defeated the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 87-67 on Tuesday, December 14, earning the Seawolves their third consecutive victory and their highest scoring output of the season.
In a gritty back and forth contest, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team held off a second-half offensive surge to beat the Bryant Bulldogs 86-78 on Dec. 11 in a game where the Seawolves saw an 18-point lead turn into a one-possession game late.
Four days removed from one of the most humiliating home losses in recent memory, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team bounced back in style with a 79-62 domination over the Hofstra Pride on Wednesday, Dec. 8.
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.