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Desmond Cambridge ’21 carries the ball up the court in a win against Princeton Friday. The Bears fell to Penn the next day, eliminating them from the conference race. Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Penn advance to the 2019 Ivy League Tournament.

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Men’s basketball regular season ends in loss to Penn

March 11, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team edged Princeton Friday but fell in a winner-take-all showdown against Penn Saturday, eliminating the Bears from the conference race and sending the Quakers to the Ivy League Tournament. Brown battled Penn in a tightly contested game, but Bruno’s 22 turnovers doomed the team in a 58-51 loss.

Joshua Howard ’20 drives to the hoop for a lay-up against Columbia Friday. After losing to the Lions, the Bears rebounded against Cornell Saturday with Howard posting 16 points.

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Men’s basketball earns second-highest win total in program history

March 4, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team entered this weekend in the thick of the Ivy League Playoff race — despite a disappointing loss to Columbia Friday, the Bears delivered with a victory over Cornell Saturday.

Desmond Cambridge ’21 drives to the hoop in a home win against the Dartmouth Big Green. The Bears pulled off two Ivy League victories this weekend, winning against Harvard 88-79 and Dartmouth 68-65.

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Men’s basketball earns Ivy League weekend sweep

February 25, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team earned crucial victories over Harvard and Dartmouth this weekend, drawing the Bears closer to an Ivy League tournament berth. The win over Harvard Friday was the Bears’ first victory against the Crimson in 20 matchups spanning almost ten years.

Christian LaFragola ’19 clinched a crucial 3-1 win in overtime against Brian Bonino of Columbia. The Bears’ decisive victories over the weekend coincided with the team’s Senior Day, when visiting alums showed up to support the team. Next week, the team will take on Harvard in Cambridge before returning home for their final match against Sacred Heart University.

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Wrestling sweeps EIWA rivals on Senior Day

February 20, 2019 1 comment

The men’s wrestling team took out Columbia and Hofstra University Saturday in two critical victories on their Senior Day. The dual against Columbia came down to the wire, with the Bears needing a win from Tucker Ziegler ’19 (197 lbs) in the final bout.

Fundraising for the BrownTogether campaign has allowed for the renovation of athletic facilities and recruitment of sports coaches.

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Athletics exceeds fundraising milestone

February 15, 2019 0 comments

The BrownTogether campaign recently eclipsed $100 million raised for the University’s athletic department.

Guard Zach Hunsaker ’20 faces off against a Penn defender in a Friday night showdown at Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears lost 92-82 against the Quakers, but bounced back to defeat Princeton the next day.

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Bears beat Princeton, fall to Penn

February 11, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team dropped their Friday night matchup against Penn in a 92-82 shootout, but rebounded at home to defeat Princeton Saturday. The Bears were down by as much as 12 early in the first half against the Tigers, but an emphatic 39-15 run allowed Bruno to hold on for the crucial 78-70 victory.

The Bears’ win against Dartmouth was their first Ivy League victory of the season. The squad was previously defeated twice by the Yale Bulldogs, who beat them 70-67 and 79-71 in Providence and New Haven, respectively. The men’s basketball team will next host Penn and Princeton at the Pizzitola Sports Center in a double header.

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Bears defeat Big Green, fall to Crimson

February 4, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team split their back-to-back this weekend against Dartmouth and Harvard, overcoming a seven-point deficit in the final four minutes to defeat the Big Green, but faltering in a blowout loss to the Crimson.

The wrestling team lost against Cornell Saturday. The Bears then fell  to  Binghamton at the annual “Rumble and Tumble” event in the Pizzitola Sports Center, which also featured a gymnastics competition.

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Wrestling drops matches against Cornell, Binghamton

January 27, 2019 0 comments

The wrestling team was defeated by both Cornell and Binghamton University Saturday, losing 42-6 to the Big Red and 19-15 to the Bearcats. Bruno found tough sledding against a No. 10 Cornell team that had five of 10 wrestlers ranked in the top 20 nationally. 

First-year Alexa Dannis ’22  earned a time of 1:30.90 in the slalom race at Crotched Mountain to pull off the victory, improving on a fifth-place finish from the week before at Okemo Mountain.

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Dannis ’22 wins slalom race at Crotched Mountain

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Though Alexa Dannis ’22 began her collegiate skiing career only two weeks ago, she has wasted no time in finding success. In her first race at Okemo Mountain in Ludlow, Vermont on Jan. 10, Dannis led Brown by finishing fifth in the slalom. Then, Saturday she won the slalom race […]

Brown Bear faces off against Army Black Knight in 32-6 loss to open the EIWA season. The Bears rebounded with two wins later that week.

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Brown wrestling goes 2-1 in first week of EIWA action

January 22, 2019 0 comments

The wrestling team stumbled in a 32-6 loss to Army last Thursday, but found their footing on Saturday as they picked up close wins over Franklin & Marshall College and Bucknell University.