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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)
COACH AND PROGRAM
Most schools that make the leap to Division I do so with a tradition of winning at the lower levels. But when Stony Brook moved to Division I in 1999, it was the college basketball equivalent of planning to build the third and fourth stories of a house before the foundation was even dry.