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Ryan Restivo covers the MAAC, the America East and Hofstra for Big Apple Buckets. E-mail him at rrestivo [at] nycbuckets.com.
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Stony Brook associate head coach Jay Young (center) instructs the Seawolves huddle during a timeout.

Why Stony Brook’s Next Coach Has To Be Jay Young

One week after their first America East championship victory, the Steve Pikiell era came to an end.

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Notre Dame 70, Michigan 63: V.J. Beachem Comes Up Clutch For Irish

BROOKLYN — Notre Dame junior V.J. Beachem found the right time to come up big. 

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Stephen F. Austin 70, West Virginia 56: Thomas Walkup, Lumberjacks Outrun Mountaineers

BROOKLYN — In a physical slugfest of matching styles, Stephen F. Austin managed to distance themselves from West Virginia in the second half.

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Iowa 72, Temple 70 (OT): Adam Woodbury Plays March Hero For Hawkeyes

BROOKLYN — It was not exactly the shot Iowa wanted.

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Villanova 86, UNC Asheville 56: Wildcats Cruise In First Round of NCAA Tournament

BROOKLYN — In the end, UNC Asheville could have mixed up every type of zone imaginable, but Villanova was going to make their shots as they cruised to a 86-56 victory in the NCAA tournament at Barclays Center.

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Monmouth Left Out of NCAA Tournament Field

On March 9, NCAA selection committee chair Joe Castiglione said that Monmouth would be one of the teams that would be discussed throughout the selection process.

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Stony Brook 80, Vermont 74: Glory Finally For Seawolves

STONY BROOK, N.Y. — The Steve Pikiell era reached its apex on Saturday morning at Island Federal Credit Union Arena.

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Vermont Prepared For America East Championship Showdown At Stony Brook

Stony Brook’s Island Federal Credit Union Arena has been good to Vermont and head coach John Becker.

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Hartford’s Upset Run Falls, But Hawks Will Be Back

STONY BROOK, N.Y. — Hartford played loose, as promised, but when they exited the floor after the game’s first 20 minutes it felt like a lost opportunity.

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Stony Brook 80, Hartford 64: Seawolves Advance To Championship Saturday

STONY BROOK, N.Y. — The Seawolves appeared to take the Hawks best punch in the first half on Monday night and found a way to counter.

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