Thursday, October 27, 2011


Stony Brook University students are invited to participate in the 2011 B-Ball Madness, the annual men's & women's basketball tip-off event, Thursday, Oct. 27 at Pritchard Gymnasium at 9:30 p.m. Admission is FREE!

Meet the 2011-12 Seawolves on both the men's & women's basketball teams, including men's head coach Steve Pikiell and women's head coach Beth O'Boyle.

The Stony Brook Pep Band, Dance, and Cheerleading teams will be performing. There will be giveaways of T-shirts and prizes, food, contests, and much more.

The men's & women's basketball teams are gearing up for the 2011-12 season. Both teams open the regular season on Nov. 11 as the men are at Indiana and the women are at Fairfield. The men's home opener is Sunday, Nov. 13 vs. Mount Ida at 2 p.m., and the women's home opener is Monday, Nov. 21 vs. George Mason at 7 p.m.

Season and individual game tickets for both teams are now on sale through the Stony Brook Athletics ticket office. Tickets can be purchased online at, over the phone at (631) 632-WOLF or in person at the ticket office (Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) in the Indoor Sports Complex.