2017 Bracketology: No. 15 Seeds
- East: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
- West: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
- South: UNC Asheville Bulldogs
- Midwest: Vermont Catamounts
Cameron Oliver scored 23, on 9-of-16 shooting, with 11 rebounds, and D.J. Fenner had 21 points to lead Nevada to an 86-72 win over Vermont in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational
Stony Brook had been so close to the NCAA tournament so many times. Jameel Warney's 43 points made sure the Seawolves are, at last, going dancing.
Stony Brook fans went to the court after the team won the America East Conference Championship.
The Stony Brook senior is a name to know in next week's NCAA tournament. He tied an America East championship game record with 43 points to lead the Seawolves to a come-from-behind win over Vermont.
Jameel Warney scored 43 points and Stony Brook reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time by coming from behind to win the America East Tournament championship 80-74 against Vermont on Saturd
Jameel Warney finishes with 43 points as Steve Pikiell and Stony Brook end years of frustration to punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Seawolves had lost in four of the last five America East title games.
The Seawolves were down by as many as 15 points in the second half, but stormed back to beat Vermont 80-74 in the America East tournament final to earn its first-ever spot in the NCAA tournament. Box score
Stony Brook has stormed back against Vermont and Jameel Warney is a major reason why.
Jameel Warney is unstoppable right now. He's got a career-high 37 points for Stony Brook. Seawolves in a tight one with Vermont for the America East title.
The Seawolves were able to get within 1 point after a Catamount flagrant foul. UVM led the America East title game by as many as 15 points in the second half. (Live on ESPN2)
Vermont has so far had an answer for each of Stony Brook's mini-runs. Seawolves cut it to eight, Vermont pushed it back to 14. It's now at nine. Carson Puriefoy starting to heat up for Stony Brook, but they're not getting enough stops to get a sustained run. Jameel Warney up to 28 points; Vermont has three players with at least three fouls.
Jameel Warney already has 28 points and we're less than halfway through the second half on ESPN2. However, if Stony Brook is to come from behind to beat Vermont, he needs more help than he had in the first half.
It's rare to see a full-extension dive on the basketball court, but that's exactly what Stony Brook's Ahmad Walker did in the America East title game on ESPN2.
Stony Brook's Roland Nyama was whistled for a Flagrant 1 when he fouled Darren Payen in transition, causing the Vermont forward to hit the floor hard.
Huge push for Vermont heading into halftime -- Catamounts now lead Stony Brook by nine. Jameel Warney has 18 points for Stony Brook, but the Seawolves need more help on the offensive end. Vermont's foul trouble has been an issue, but they're getting good bench production and Stony Brook's help defense has been consistently poor.
Vermont is working on an upset in the America East championship game as it stormed out to a 36-27 advantage. Stony Brook is searching for its first ever America East championship, despite appearing in the title game in five of the last six years. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN
Stony Brook's Jameel Warney gave his team a 2-point lead over Vermont with this ferocious dunk. Midway through the first half, he has 12 points. (Live on ESPN2)
The top-seeded Seawolves will be on their home court when they attempt to beat Vermont and make the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. Stony Brook lost the conference title game in the last two seasons. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN
At Stony Brook for the America East title game. Will this be the year Steve Pikiell finally gets over the hump? Seawolves have lost four of the past five championship games -- including two at home. (And the one season they didn't lose in the title game, they were bounced as the No. 1 seed in the semis.) Meanwhile, Vermont has won seven in a row and beat Stony Brook here just two weeks ago.
Ethan O'Day scored 19 points with seven rebounds and third-seeded Vermont beat No. 4 seed New Hampshire 63-56 in an America East tournament semifinal on Monday night.
Cam Ward came off the Vermont bench to knock down 6 of 9 shots from beyond the arc to spark the No. 3-seeded Catamounts to a 99-82 romp past No. 6 seed Maine in the quarterfinals of the America E