The start of the America East tournament was defined by a major stunner in Albany as the Hartford Hawks dethroned the three-time tournament champion Great Danes. Continue reading
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The problem for Stony Brook when it comes to this part of the season is no matter what they do, people will come back with, “Well, it’s not March yet, is it?”
We’ve gone over the postseason heartbreak for the Seawolves in America East and also the inherent ways in which the system is unfair to them, but what Stony Brook has done in the last few days has to impress you a little, no?
Two days after destroying New Hampshire, considered to be at least the fourth-best team in the conference, in Durham 80-50 and holding the Wildcats to 0.85 points per possession, Stony Brook came down to Hartford and they not only didn’t give the Hawks hope, they didn’t let them score en route to a 77-43 pummeling, holding Hartford to 0.65 ppp in the process.
As the America East preseason rankings and first team were revealed, only one Stony Brook name was on it. Continue reading
Redshirt freshman Ahmad Walker has announced that he will transfer, Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell said. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
A number of New York City teams made positive moves forward during conference play this week. It’s great because it makes selecting these awards even more difficult. Also, with so many teams showing signs of life hopefully we’re in for some excellent basketball in the NYC area during the next two months. Anyone who attended Quinnipiac’s overtime victory over Manhattan, certainly knows how exciting basketball in the city can be. Continue reading
For a team that played tradionally as a defensive team, the 2013-14 Stony Brook Seawolves have figured out a new way to win games. Continue reading
Stony Brook’s difficult second half doomed the Seawolves against La Salle on Saturday morning at Madison Square Garden. The Explorers, coming off a Sweet 16 appearance last season, made the plays they had to in order to erase a 9-point halftime deficit and pull out a win in the Holiday Festival.