Suffolk basketball gets No. 1 seed

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The 25-2 Suffolk County Community College Men’s Basketball Team won in overtime Tuesday night (2/20) against Borough of Manhattan Community College, 107-100.

This win solidified the Sharks number one seed position for the Region XV Tournament, March 2 – March 4, to be held at Suffolk’s Brookhaven Gym on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.

The Sharks will be playing the 7:30pm game on Friday, March 2. The team’s opponent has yet to be determined.

All games for the tournament will be live-streamed on the Suffolk County Community College website, at

A full schedule will be available early next week.

The team includes:

(Back row): Asst Coach Kareem Abdur Rahmen, Jonathan Rivera (Brentwood), Ryan Graziano (Dix Hills), Tyree Grimsley (West Babylon), Juwan Veneable (Port Jeff), James Singer (Farmingville), Myquel Matthews (Central Islip), Justin Leonard (Dix Hills), Keith Palmer (Brentwood), Asst Coach George Holmes, Head Coach Victor Correa

(Front row): Jonathan Agostino (Centereach), Jaye Bookhart (Bellport), Darius Townsend (Nesconset), Tyler Hammond (Medford), Jaylin Montalvo (Wheatley Heights), Steven Tynes (Brentwood), Cashwayne Hutchinson (Bronx), Adam Esfandiari (Stony Brook).