Topic: Basketball

Bears fall at Cornell, defeat Columbia

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Bears fall at Cornell, defeat Columbia

February 11, 2018 0 comments

The women’s basketball team was back in action this weekend, hitting the road to compete against Cornell and Columbia.

Bears ride unlikely heroes to victory over Lions

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Bears ride unlikely heroes to victory over Lions

February 11, 2018 0 comments

After splitting its games last weekend, the men’s basketball team fell to Cornell Friday before riding the rebounding of Tamenang Choh ’21 and clutch shooting of Obi Okolie ’19 to an overtime victory against Columbia Saturday.

Desmond Cambridge '21 helped bring the Bears to victory and hopes to win Ivy League Rookie of the Year and the Ivy League Championship.

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Cambridge ’21 knocks in two game-winners

February 9, 2018 0 comments

Desmond Cambridge ’21 may be just a freshman, but his stand-out performances this season have earned the men’s basketball team three much-needed wins against Ivy League rivals. He scored a total of 62 points in two games this weekend, three of which came on a game-winning shot with just four […]

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Brownsword ’18: Bears poised for Ivy postseason tournament

February 9, 2018 0 comments

The Ivy League had long been resistant to change in the sport of men’s basketball: While nearly every other conference adopted the exhilarating postseason tournament, the Ancient Eight sent the team with the best league record to the NCAA tournament — until 2017.

Consistent scorer Justine Gazino ’20 raced down the court in a decisive loss to the Yale Bulldogs Jan. 12. This marked the start of conference play that will take place over two months. The Brown Bears will be facing each team from the Ivy League twice in the hopes of qualifying for the Ivy League tournament.

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Bruno picks up win, drops three to open Ivy League play

January 29, 2018 0 comments

The women’s basketball team (13-4, 1-3 Ivy) opened conference play against Yale (9-8, 2-2) Jan. 12, beginning a two-month stretch that has them facing off against every Ivy League team twice in hopes of qualifying for the Ivy League tournament.

Brownsword ’18: Sorry Cleveland (Again)

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Brownsword ’18: Sorry Cleveland (Again)

January 28, 2018 0 comments

For LeBron James, the self-proclaimed King, success on the basketball court has become the expectation.

Brown fades late in loss to Central Connecticut State

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Brown fades late in loss to Central Connecticut State

December 3, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team had not played in three days after a brutal stretch of three games in four days last week.

Grigo ’18: Forecasting Frank Ntilikina’s future

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Grigo ’18: Forecasting Frank Ntilikina’s future

December 1, 2017 0 comments

Through 21 games, the New York Knicks, with a record of 11-10 and the seventh-best point differential in the Eastern Conference, have substantially outperformed their preseason projections.

Women’s basketball notches close win over Holy Cross

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Women’s basketball notches close win over Holy Cross

November 30, 2017 0 comments

Returning home victorious after its trip to California, the women’s basketball team looked to continue its winning ways against Holy Cross.

Klein ’20: Oklahoma City struggles: growing pains or cause for concern?

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Klein ’20: Oklahoma City struggles: growing pains or cause for concern?

November 30, 2017 0 comments

The Oklahoma City Thunder was widely expected to be a Western Conference contender this season, buoyed by additions Paul George and Carmelo Anthony.