Topic: Basketball


Brown alum succeeds as west coast coach

January 28, 2013 0 comments

Player-oriented coaching philosophy translates to big wins for former Brown basketball player.


Bears cruise to victory over Sacred Heart, fall to UNH

December 3, 2012 0 comments

The men’s basketball team split its last two games, beating Sacred Heart University 69-56 Thursday night but falling 63-50 to the University of New Hampshire Saturday afternoon. 


Bruno drops the ball, twice

November 25, 2012 0 comments

The men’s basketball team played its first two home games over Thanksgiving break, losing to both Bryant University and St. Francis College. The Bears came up short Wednesday night, falling to Bryant 68-61, and then again Saturday afternoon in a 76-72 overtime defeat at the hands of St. Francis.


Bears look to shape up under new coach

November 13, 2012 0 comments

The men’s basketball team underwent a major transformation in the offseason, but several aspects of the program remain strangely familiar.


Martin ’04 introduced as men’s hoops head coach

June 1, 2012 0 comments

New athletic director Jack Hayes called Friday “an exciting day for the athletic department and an exciting day for the men’s basketball program” as he introduced Mike Martin ’04 as the team’s incoming head coach.


Martin ’04 to coach men’s hoops

May 31, 2012 0 comments

The University will introduce Mike Martin ’04 as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team at a press conference tomorrow afternoon. Martin, who is coming off of a six-year stint as an assistant coach of the men’s basketball squad at Penn, will be returning to his basketball roots at the Pizzitola Center, where he previously played and coached.


Squad defeats one Ivy rival, falls to another

February 24, 2012 0 comments

The women’s basketball team picked up its fourth consecutive conference win against arch rival Harvard 58-55 Friday night before falling to a weak Dartmouth squad Saturday evening 57-52.


Killer Linstinct: The onslaught of Linsanity

February 17, 2012 0 comments

As a sports columnist, I try to write stories about people or events in the sports world that have slipped under the radar. I set out this week to write about Brandon Roy, what he meant to the Trail Blazers, and how his genuinely sad retirement didn’t get the attention it deserved because we were in the middle of one of the craziest free-agent periods of all time. Thanks, lockout.


Squad struggles against Columbia

February 13, 2012 0 comments

  The men’s basketball team hit a roadblock when it travelled to New York over the weekend, stalling in a 86-60 loss to Columbia Friday and then falling 72-63 to Cornell the next day. The pair of losses stretch Bruno’s losing streak to five, stranding them in seventh place in the Ivy standings ahead of only Dartmouth, which has yet to win a conference game.


Burr earns milestone 300th win

February 3, 2012 0 comments

As the winningest coach in Brown basketball history, Burr has had 15 winning seasons in her 24 years as a Bear. For her dedication to Brown and in celebration of her career milestone, The Herald has named Burr Athlete of the Week.