After a home loss to NJIT (currently 9-18) on Dec. 28, Stony Brook stood 4-8 and apparently needing at least a season of transition after last year’s run to the America East title, graduating a strong senior class including all-time great Jameel Warney, and seeing the coach the built them basically from scratch (Steve Pikiell) leave to go to Rutgers with his top assistants.
On top of everything else, two of its top returning players – Ahmad Walker and Deshaun Thrower – were arrested in separate incidents and no longer on the team by the time the season started.
But the dreaded “rebuilding” didn’t take as long as most thought. While Stony Brook was surely not as loaded as the last couple of years, it still had plenty of good America East talent, and the result has been winning 12 of 14 since that NJIT defeat, and being 11-2 in conference play with three games remaining (and clinching at least a No. 2 seed) after finally putting away a stubborn Hartford team 66-54 at Chase Family Arena Wednesday night.
Continue reading “Stony Brook 66, Hartford 54: Woodhouse, Seawolves With Amazing Turnaround”
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 “America East Quarterfinal Recap – Hartford’s Stunner”
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The $11 billion question – or whatever the NCAA is getting paid to broadcast the NCAA Tournament these days – in America East is: Can Stony Brook be beaten?
Continue reading “Stony Brook 59, New Hampshire 58: Seawolves Hang On For 18th In A Row”
Stony Brook managed to earn their first victory in the Long Island rivalry in eight years, picking up a 71-68 victory over Hofstra on Sunday. Continue reading “Stony Brook 71, Hofstra 68: Seawolves Earn Long Island Bragging Rights”
Stony Brook posted the best assist-to-turnover ratio in the America East last season and more help is on the way to make sure the Seawolves stay on top come the new season in November. Continue reading “Lucas Woodhouse Will Change Offense At Stony Brook”
Point guard Lucas Woodhouse officially joined the Stony Brook roster, transferring to the Seawolves from Longwood University in Virginia.
Continue reading “Lucas Woodhouse Joins Seawolves, Anthony Mayo to Graduate”