Nov. 9, 2013
2013-14 Stony Brook Men's Basketball
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Stony Brook took care of business on opening night. Now less than 48 hours later, the #Seawolves get a challenge from the Haverford Fords. Tip time at Pritchard Gymnasium is 2 p.m.
|Game 2 Matchup
|Stony Brook (1-0) vs. Haverford (0-0)
|Pritchard Gymnasium • 2 p.m.
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Stony Brook #Seawolves (1-0, 0-0 America East)
Head Coach: Steve Pikiell, ninth season
Overall Record: 126-144
Record at SBU: 121-126
Haverford Fords (0-0, 0-0 Centennial)
Head Coach: Michael Mucci, 19th season
About the Game
- Stony Brook continues its season-opening three-game homestand vs. Div. III Haverford College from Lower Merion, Pa.
- This is the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
- Stony Brook is 10-1 against lower NCAA division opponents since reclassifying to Div. I prior to the 1999-2000 season.
- The #Seawolves are coming off their best season in their Div. I program history, rocking 25 wins, an America East regular season championship and a national postseason victory.
- Stony Brook opened the season Friday night with a 71-55 win over Marist at sold-out Pritchard Gymnasium.
- The Fords are coming off a 7-17 season in 2012-13.
- The team is veteran led with five seniors and three juniors.
- Four starters are returning, including Lucas Colombo, Brett Cohen, Louis Cipriano and Gibby Graves. Cohen is the leading returning scorer at 14.8 points per game.
- The roster features four student-athletes from Nassau County.
If Stony Brook Wins...
- The #Seawolves will be 2-0 for the second consecutive season and third time in Steve Pikiell’s tenure as head coach.
- Stony Brook will extend its home winning streak to 12 games.
- The #Seawolves will be 26-1 over its last 27 home games at Pritchard Gymnasium, dating back to Nov. 2011.