By Thomas Chen - Assistant AD for Communications
6-11 center joins Stony Brook after one year at Canarias Basketball Academy
Jameel Warney posted double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Stony Brook has won 20-plus games in four of the last five seasons.
Winner at Pritchard goes to the NCAA Tournament.
2013-14: Appeared in 31 games and made 12 starts...second on the team in scoring (12.9 PPG)...led the team in assists (86), steals (46) and free throws made (118)...top 10 in America East in scoring, assists and steals...named second-team All-America East...scored career-high 22 points on 8-of-15 shooting at Indiana (Nov. 17)...has 12 points and five assists vs. Toledo (Nov. 22)...scored 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting and had three assists in triple overtime win at Detroit (Nov. 24)...had a team-high 17 points vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Dec. 1)...went 5-for-6 from the field and had a team-high 15 points in win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 4)...scored a team-high 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting in win at New Hampshire (Dec. 15)...had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists at VCU (Jan. 3)...finished with 14 points and a career-high seven assists in 70-65 win over UMass Lowell (Jan. 18)...had 11 points and five assists in win over Maine (Jan. 26)...scored game-high 18 points and made all three three-point attempts against New Hampshire (Feb. 8)...scored 16 points and had four assists in win at UMass Lowell (Feb. 15)...finished with 12 points and three assists in victory over UMBC (Feb. 19)...dropped a career-high 24 points, including 14 in the first half, in win at Maine (Feb. 23)...dropped 21 points at Vermont (Feb. 27)...scored 21 points in America East Championship semifinals vs. Hartford (March 9)...named to America East Championship All-Tournament team.
2012-13: Played in all 31 games as a freshman...was a spark off the bench all season for the Seawolves...scored 11 points in win over Mount Ida (Nov. 11)...scored a career high 15 points in a win vs. Hartford (Jan. 12)...had a career high 4 assists while scoring 9 points in a win vs. Boston University (Jan. 15)...scored 11 points at. Vemont (Jan. 18)...had 10 points and a career high 5 rebounds in a road victory against UMBC (Jan. 23)...put up 17 points in 24 minutes in home win against Albany (Mar. 3)...scored 16 points and grabbed 5 rebounds against Albany in the America East Tournament (Mar. 10)
High School: Played four seasons of varsity basketball at Bishop Eustace Prep under head coach Bob Falconiero...served as team captain for two seasons...graduated as the school's second all-time leading scorer with 1,688 points...named second-team All-State, first-team All-South Jersey, first-team All-Conference and first-team All-Non-Public as a senior after averaging 22.5 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals...named first-team All-South Jersey, first-team All-Conference and first-team All-Non-Public as a junior after averaging 21.5 points and five assists...earned second-team All-Conference and All-Non-Public honors as a sophomore...also played AAU ball for the Gym Rats, averaging 23 points per game.
Personal: Born Jan. 17, 1994...son of Carson and Vanessa Puriefoy...father, Carson, played basketball for four years at Bucknell and was a three-year starter...majoring in Political Science with a minor in Business...favorite sports hero is Michael Jordan...person he looks up to the most is his brother, Jamar.