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Stakes Rising for Stony Brook, Steve Pikiell

Stony Brook has become one of the best programs in America East under Steve Pikiell. The team has won 48 games over the last two seasons. That’s not enough.

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Roland Nyama and Incoming Freshmen Mean Bright Future for SBU

Despite graduating two 1,000 point scorers, Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell said he believes he has the talent stocked to make another run at an America East championship in 2015.

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Darren Payen to Transfer to Vermont

Darren Payen, who received his release from Hofstra University less than a week ago, has found a home at the University of Vermont.

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Maine Fires Ted Woodward

The University of Maine bought out the contract of head coach Ted Woodward effective immediately, athletic director Karlton Creech announced today.

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UMass Lowell’s Kerry Weldon to Return for his Final Season

While the River Hawks might graduate Akeem Williams and America East Sixth Man of the Year Antonio Bivins, one senior will be returning to the program. UMass Lowell head coach Pat Duquette confirmed that Kerry Weldon will return to the team to exercise his final season of eligibility.

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Returning Possession Minutes and Mid-Majors

Why hasn’t someone hired Steve Prohm away from Murray State yet? That’s the question I’ve come to lately.

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NCAA tournament Preview Between Albany and Mount St. Mary’s

The first game of the NCAA tournament will feature two teams we’ve covered extensively this season here on Big Apple Buckets – Mount St. Mary’s and Albany. Both were seeded fourth in their respective conference tournaments, and yet, here they are as the last members standing for the America East and NEC. So rather than […]

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Siena, Stony Brook Set for CBI Opener

While Stony Brook might be disappointed they missed out on another NCAA tournament chance, they will have to quickly regroup because they are running into a very tough Siena Saints team on Tuesday night to open the College Basketball Invitational. Here are a few things to watch in that game.

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LI Native, Albany’s Will Brown Seals Legacy with Championship

“Maybe it’s karma.”

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Stony Brook’s Challenges Surface At Wrong Time

You almost thought that Stony Brook caught a break, which would finally lead to a breakthrough into its first NCAA tournament appearance.

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