By LARRY VAUGHT
Four straight years Stony Brook reached the America East Tournament championship game. Four straight years the Seawolves lost — by an average of five points — to miss the NCAA Tournament.
This year they overcame a 15-point deficit to defeat Vermont in the title game and now get a chance to play Kentucky Thursday night in Des Moines
“Our program has been knocking on the door,” Stony Brook head coach Steve Pikiell said. “It’s the hardest thing to do, to get to the NCAA Tournament.