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Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team with their championship trophy after the game. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook 55, Maine 48

The Seawolves dug in and pulled out a 55-48 victory to earn the No. 1 seed in the America East Tournament and the right to host the championship game on March 10 if they advance that far.

Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) drives against Maine's
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Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) drives against Maine's Alasdair Fraser (15) in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Dave Coley drives against Maine's Andrew
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Stony Brook's Dave Coley drives against Maine's Andrew Rogers (11) in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Dallis Joyner (23) (team high 12
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Stony Brook's Dallis Joyner (23) (team high 12 points) with the flying layup in traffic in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Stony Brook's Tommy Brenton (24) with the jumper
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Stony Brook's Tommy Brenton (24) with the jumper over Maine's Justin Edwards (14) in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Anthony Jackson (4) drives the baseline
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Stony Brook's Anthony Jackson (4) drives the baseline against Maine's Raheem Singleton (3) in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) holds up the
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Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) holds up the America East trophy after the game. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Al Rapier (21) with the the
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Stony Brook's Al Rapier (21) with the the jumper over Maine's Mike Allison (44) in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team
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Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team with their championship trophy after the game. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Members of the Stony Brook mens basketball team hold up their championship trophy after the game. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Al Rapier (21) drives in the
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Stony Brook's Al Rapier (21) drives in the paint against Maine's Mike Allison (44) in the second half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook mens basketball head coach Steve Pikiell
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Stony Brook mens basketball head coach Steve Pikiell thanks all of the home fans after the game. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) battles Maine's Mike
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Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) battles Maine's Mike Allison (44) for the rebound in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) dribbles with the
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Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher (10) dribbles with the ball in the first half against Maine. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Stony Brook's Dallis Joyner (23) with the put-back
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Stony Brook's Dallis Joyner (23) with the put-back for two in front of Maine's Mike Allison (44) in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) with the jumper
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Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) with the jumper over Maine's Mike Allison (44) in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Dave Coley (5) with the reverse
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Stony Brook's Dave Coley (5) with the reverse layup against Maine's Mike Allison (44) in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) with the jumper
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Stony Brook's Marcus Rouse (12) with the jumper over Maine's Raheem Singleton (3) in the first half. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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