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  1. Stony Brook works toward NCAA appearance after DII transition

    Oct 17, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

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    Stony Brook has quickly built itself into a NCAA Tournament contender after years of playing non-Division I basketball.

  2. Stony Brook rewards Steve Pikiell with contract extension through 2019

    Apr 30, 2014, 4:48 PM EST

    Steve Pikiell

    Having led Stony Brook to 22 wins or more in four of the last five seasons, head coach Steve Pikiell was rewarded with a contract extension Wednesday.

  3. Stony Brook hangs on against Vermont, moves to 6-0 in America East

    Jan 24, 2014, 11:36 PM EST

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    With the top two teams in the America East doing battle, it should come as no surprise that this one came down to the final possessions. What may have been a surprise, however, is Stony Brook relinquishing a 17 point lead with 16 minutes remaining, and nearly giving the game away at the end with…

  4. Stony Brook seeking to get over the hump, earn NCAA Tournament bid

    Jan 10, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    Steve Pikiell

    If one is to strictly judge a program’s success by berths to the NCAA Tournament, Albany and Vermont have been the top programs in the America East conference for the past 11 seasons as they have been there a combined eight times. Will Brown has had sustained success at Albany, while Vermont’s success has been…

  5. Virginia Commonwealth’s strong second half overpowers Stony Brook

    Jan 3, 2014, 11:14 PM EST

    Briante Weber and Shaka Smart

    Stony Brook hung around and, truth be told, outplayed Virginia Commonwealth in the first half of tonight’s game between the America East favorite and Atlantic-10 challenger. Despite trailing 36-35 at the break, the Sealwolves controlled the pace of play and managed the game well with point guard Carson Puriefoy coming off the bench providing valuable minutes.…

  6. Photos of Stony Brook’s new arena construction

    Sep 22, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

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    There may not be another Division 1 school that has upgraded their entire athletic program as successfully and quickly as Stony Brook. A Division 3  school in all sports up until 1994 when they officially made the transition to Division 1, Stony Brook began offering athletic scholarships in a range of sports in 1999. It…

  7. UConn hosting “Heart Of A Champion: A Tribute To Jim Calhoun” Sunday evening

    Sep 22, 2013, 4:45 PM EST

    Jim Calhoun, Opie Otterstad

    Jim Calhoun, the coach who transformed Connecticut basketball from a decent program in New England to a true national power from 1986 – 2012, will be honored this evening. Prior to Calhoun’s coming to Connecticut, the school had reached just two NCAA Tournaments since 1967, and were hardly contenders from a national perspective. In his…