Seawolves Fall to Montana in FCS Playoffs. Three fumbles in the second half proved costly for Stony Brook (10-3), which fell to 16-10 to Montana on Saturday in a second-round FCS playoff game. Seawolves fell Quarterback Kyle Essington returned to action after missing last week's game against Villanova, passing for 122 yards and a touchdown; Cedrick Moore had 10 tackles and Dante Allen had two sacks to lead the defense. Miguel Maysonet picked up 83 yards in the final performance of his collegiate career. "You have to give Montana State a lot of credit," coach Chuck Priore said. "A couple of miscues in the red zone probably would have changed the scoreboard in our direction. But we fought and I was proud of our team's effort."
Women's Hoops Wins Two Straight but Falls to Youngstown State. Stony Brook was undone by 13 three-pointers by Youngstown State in a 76-43 loss on Friday. Jessica Previlon had 13 points and 6 rebounds for the Seawolves (3-3), winners of two straight during a road trip in which they went 2-2. "We didn't start well in either half and it cost us tonight," coach Beth O'Boyle said. "Early on, we were sloppy with the ball and they took advantage. Offensively, we didn't execute well and at the defensive end, we didn't get enough stops. We have to put this effort behind us and learn from it going forward."
Men's Basketball Pulls Off 66-52 Win. The Seawolves defeated Eastern Illinois on Saturday, led by Marcus Rouse, who came off the bench and scored 16 points. Tommy Brenton had 7 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocks and Anthony Jackson had 13 points for the Seawolves (6-2). "It was a good old fashioned grind-it-out win. Our guys made big plays down the stretch to get us the win," coach Steve Pikiell said.